U.S. shows plenty of respect to Canada ahead of World Cup qualifying showdown

2022-01-29 10:15:00 PM

U.S. shows plenty of respect to Canada ahead of World Cup qualifying showdown

U.S. shows plenty of respect to Canada ahead of World Cup qualifying showdown

The U.S. men's national soccer squad takes the field Sunday with plenty of respect for the Canadian team that awaits them in Hamilton.

Both teams are coming off wins Thursday.Thee top three sides come March will represent North and Central America and the Caribbean at Qatar 2022 with the fourth-place country taking on an Oceania opponent to see who joins them."They're a well-coached team. They know how to play. They've a clear philosophy and they deserve to be where they are," he added. "So for us it's an opportunity, that's all it is, an opportunity to try to get first in the group and that's where we want to finish."

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Here's how Canada can qualify for the World Cup next weekNot only did the Canadian men's soccer team record a huge 2-0 win in Honduras on Thursday night, it got help on the out-of-town scoreboard. As a result, there is a chance -- albeit slim -- that Canada could nail down a spot in the 2022 World Cup next week. Long odds, but wouldn’t that be incredible! Panama’s loss to Costa Rica really helps.

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Without key players, Canada shows flexibility in historic win vs. HondurasWithout Davies and Eustaquio, Canada won on Honduran soil for the first time in 37 years — healing its soul from a devastating 8-1 defeat in 2012, and bolstering hopes of qualifying for the World Cup in Qatar. 🇨🇦 ✍: GalindoPW GalindoPW Can you give an update on Davies. GalindoPW Honduras is the dirtiest team I've ever seen. They have no business on the pitch. GalindoPW Love this Canadian team, but Sportsnet can you please give us a more professional commentator than the embarrassing Gareth Wheeler?

The U.TSN.Social Sharing Own goal set up by Buchanan, highlight reel effort by David seal clean sheet win The Canadian Press · Posted: Jan 27, 2022 11:02 PM ET | Last Updated: 1 hour ago Jonathan David lobs the keeper for Canada's final goal in a 2-0 victory over Honduras in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying action in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on Thursday.0 Not only did the Canadian men's national soccer team record a huge 2-0 win in Honduras on Thursday night, it got help on the out-of-town scoreboard.

S. takes the field Sunday with plenty of respect for the Canadian team that awaits them in Hamilton. Honduran defender Denil Maldonado’s 10th minute own goal, off a Tajon Buchanan cross, got Canada on the board in the first half. For one, the second-place Americans (5-1-3, 18 points) are looking up at Canada (5-0-4, 19 points) in the CONCACAF World Cup final qualifying round standings. "We know that they're going to be fired up," said U. Buchanan forced Maldonado into the mistake after beating his man one-on-one just outside the opposition penalty area as he crossed a ball the defender was not able to handle, which he deflected past his goalkeeper.S. • Costa Rica must lose one of its two games (at Mexico on Sunday and at Jamaica on Wednesday).

coach Gregg Berhalter. Just before half, he beat an on-rushing Romell Quioto to a ball, clearing the danger. "We know they're playing in front of their home fans. We know they're going to be confident and it's going to be a competitive game. Alphonso Davies missed Thursday’s game for Canada due to suffering mild myocarditis following a bout with COVID-19. And if we can embrace that, we'll be OK. And it's a good opportunity for us to move up in the standings. Stephen Eustáquio also missed Thursday’s game for Canada. 17).

" Both teams are coming off wins Thursday. The 40th-ranked Canadians recorded their first victory in Honduras since 1985 with a 2-0 decision over the 76th-ranked Hondurans in San Pedro Sula while the 11th-ranked Americans downed El Salvador 1-0 in Columbus. Canada closes out the international window on Wednesday at No. 70 El Salvador. Just three matches remain for coach John Herdman's team after that. ×.

Thee top three sides come March will represent North and Central America and the Caribbean at Qatar 2022 with the fourth-place country taking on an Oceania opponent to see who joins them. Canada is leading the way in the region, muscling past traditional CONCACAF heavyweights Mexico and the U.S. "They have a talented group of players, make no mistake about it," said Berhalter, listing off Alphonso Davies, Jonathan David, Cyle Larin, Tajon Buchanan and Jonathan Osorio. "They're a well-coached team.

They know how to play. They've a clear philosophy and they deserve to be where they are," he added. "So for us it's an opportunity, that's all it is, an opportunity to try to get first in the group and that's where we want to finish." Added U.S.

defender Walker Zimmerman: "I think there's been a shift in their mentality. They play with a chip on their shoulder. They play with something to prove and they play with an intensity that is very high. So they're a confident group. "And so whenever you go out there, you know that they're going to compete and that you have to match that level of intensity and desire.

I think that's something that John has brought to that group. And that's a strength of theirs. We'll have to be up for it." The Americans will be without two players at Tim Hortons Field. Berhalter said defender Brooks Lennon has returned to Atlanta United to have a "slight" ankle injury evaluated while Lille forward Tim Weah was unable to get into Canada due to his vaccination status.

Weah had his first vaccine dose and then contracted COVID-19 while awaiting his second shot, a combination that meets full vaccination requirements in France but not in Canada, Berhalter explained. "This was a nuanced technicality that we were hoping was going to get pushed through and unfortunately it didn't." Canada is without Davies, the Bayern Munich star who has been sidelined by myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle, after testing positive for COVID. The 21-year-old from Edmonton was an enthusiastic observer of the win in Honduras, however, livestreaming on Twitch as he watched the game. Influential midfielder Stephen Eustaquio missed the Honduras match in the wake of Portuguese reports that he had tested positive for COVID.

Herdman said he still hopes Eustaquio will play some role in the window. Berhalter and Herdman are colleagues as well as rivals, with Herdman acknowledging in the past that he shares notes with his U.S. counterpart. "He's done a great job with the program.

I've said this over and over,' said Berhalter. "I think it's the talented players that the group has, but it's also his strong leadership and painting a vision for where the Canadian program can go. And once you have people buying into that vision, it's no surprise that they've had the success that they've had. "We've been able to bounce some ideas and some notes off each other through qualifying. We're pulling for the Canadian team to qualify, there's no secret about that.

It's only (Sunday) that I want them to lose. And then every other game, I'm happy that they win." Sunday's game originally sold out in hours with Canada Soccer expecting a capacity crowd of 24,000. But stricter pandemic-related restrictions capped attendance at 12,000 with the first ticket sale voided. Canada and the U.

S. tied 1-1 when they met Sept. 5 in Nashville in the second game of the final qualifying round. The U.S.

won 1-0 when they met at the Gold Cup in July in Kansas City where the Americans scored in the first minute and then held off a Canadian charge the rest of the way. While the Americans lead the overall series between the two North American rivals at 16-9-12, Canada has a 6-4-4 edge in World Cup qualifying. --- .