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El Salvador beats Haiti 1-0 in Gold Cup

Updated: July 16, 2013, 12:33 AM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Rodolfo Zelaya scored off a saved penalty kick in the second half, and El Salvador edged Haiti 1-0 to advance in the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Monday night.

The victory earned El Salvador (1-1-1, 4 points) a berth in the quarterfinals of the biennial tournament. Haiti (1-2, 3 points) was eliminated.

"We came here to have a good Gold Cup," Zelaya said. "Hopefully we can surprise some people in the next round.

"This is important for us. "We know we're not in the (World Cup ...

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