For the first time since 36 years! Canada goes to the World Cup
Canada has been qualified for a football world championship for the first time for 36 years and for the second time. Without Bavaria-Profi Alphonso Davies, the team won on Sunday in Toronto against Jamaica 4: 0 (2: 0).
Even before the last matchday of qualification in North and Central America, the leader is no longer to displace one of the first three places. The seats two and three shows the teams of the US and Mexico, who also made a big step towards the World Cup with their wins.
Cited by the ex-Dortmund Christian Pulisic, the Americans Panama clearly defeated 5: 1 (4: 0). The Chelsea attacker scored three hits (17th, 45. + 4, 65.). Also, Paul Arriola (23rd) and Jesus Ferreira (27th) met. Panama’s head goal marked Anibal Godoy (86th). Mexico thanks to a hit by Edson Alvarez (70th) with 1: 0 (0: 0) against undertaking Honduras. The table is the US and Mexico with 25 points in second place and three, Costa Rica occupies the playoff rank before the last matchday with 22 meters.
Canada stands as a participant of the Winter World Cup in Qatar, for the first time since 1986 in Mexico and only for the second time the North Americans drive to a world championship. Bayern-Star Davies pursued the game in the Livestream and celebrated the triumph cleared, on Instagram he shared a short clip of his cheering.
In the 13th group game already the eighth victory, only once lost the selection of the English coach John Herdman. Against Jamaica Cyle Larin (13th), Tajon Buchanan (44.), David Hilett (82.) and an own goal of Adrian Mariaappa (88.) for the highly deserved favorite victory.
Alphonso Davies: “Regeneration is good”
Left-back Davies is still lacking due to signs of heart muscle inflammation, but hopes for a soon comeback at Bayern Munich. “The regeneration runs well so far. I have no problems with my muscles and the heart, but I’m not at 100 percent yet,” the 21-year-old was quoted on Sunday on the Bayern homepage.
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Davies has been falling out since the beginning of the year. During this time, he missed four qualifiers, including last Friday, the unexpected defeat in Costa Rica (0: 1).