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Canada 2-0 Trinidad and Tobago (Mar 23, 2024) Recreation Evaluation

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Canada beat Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 on Saturday in Frisco, Texas to safe a spot on this 12 months’s Copa América the place they may play the match’s opening match towards Lionel Messi and World Cup champions Argentina.

Cyle Larin and Jacob Shaffelburg every scored for Canada in a Concacaf Nations League playoff match that was a qualifier for the June 20-July 14 Copa America being held in 14 cities throughout the USA.

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The sport was Canada’s second and remaining probability to safe a Copa América berth after failing to take action final November after they misplaced a Nations League quarterfinal to Jamaica.

With the win, Canada will probably be added to Group A of the Copa America alongside Argentina, Chile and Peru.

Canada rejoice Cyle Larin’s opening objective towards Trinidad and Tobago.

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Canada dominated the primary half but managed simply two pictures heading in the right direction earlier than the break. Trinidad and Tobago had a fantastic probability to go forward early on from a Levi Garcia breakaway however he dragged his shot extensive to the precise within the 18th minute.

Larin discovered the breakthrough for Canada within the 61st minute when the all-time main scorer for the lads’s nationwide crew fired dwelling from the centre of the field and into the far nook. The objective was Larin’s twenty ninth for the nationwide crew.

The sport opened up within the closing minutes when Shaffelburg sealed the cope with a robust stoppage-time shot he despatched into the highest left nook to seal the win.