Canada routs Aruba 7-0 in World Cup qualifier


BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Lucas Cavallini scored twice and Alphonso Davies, Cyle Larin and Jonathan David added late targets to guide Canada over Aruba 7-0 in a World Cup qualifier Saturday night time, establishing a matchup in opposition to Suriname for a berth within the second spherical.

In a sport moved to the IMG Academy, Canada coach John Herdman rested his front-line gamers for Tuesday’s match in opposition to Suriname at Bridgeview, Illinois.

No. 70 Canada (3-0 with a plus-22 aim distinction) wants solely to attract No. 136 Suriname (3-0 and plus-15) to win Group B and advance to the second spherical on June 12 and 15 in opposition to the Group E winner, Nicaragua, Haiti or Belize.

The second-round winner advances to the eight-team closing spherical of the North and Central American and Caribbean area, which incorporates america, Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras and Jamaica.

Cavallini scored within the seventeenth minute, Junior Hoilett doubled the lead with a penalty kick within the twentieth and Cavallini received the third aim within the second minute of stoppage time, Zachary Brault-Guillard made it 4-0 within the forty ninth.

Davies and David entered within the 66th minute, with Canada forward 4-0 in opposition to 205th-ranked Aruba. Larin and Milan Borjan additionally didn’t begin.

David and Davies mixed for Canada’s fifth aim within the 78th minute with the 21-year-old David taking part in supplier, sending the ball to the 20-year-old Davies whose laborious shot from a decent angle went off a defender en path to the aim. It was Davies’ eighth aim in 20 video games for Canada.

Larin, who entered within the 72nd minute, completed off a David feed within the 87th for his thirteenth Canada aim after a turnover by goalkeeper Eric Abdul. David scored himself two minutes later, dancing by way of the protection earlier than slotting residence a left-footed shot for his twelfth aim in 13 video games.


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