Canada blanks Qatar for comfortable win to open series of pre-World Cup friendlies
3 days ago - By CBC
Early goals by Cyle Larin and Jonathan David helped Canada to a comfortable 2-0 victory over World Cup host Qatar in an international men's soccer friendly on Friday in Vienna, Austria.
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Canada's midfield shines in comfortable win over Qatar but greater tests await
3 days ago - By Sportsnet
The Canadian men's national team kicked off its September window with a dominant 2-0 win over Qatar in an international friendly on Friday.
Cyle Larin and Jonathan David both struck inside 15 minutes as Canada cruised to a comfortable victory the rest of the way.
Here are three key takeaways from Friday's game as we look ahead to the Uruguay friendly on Tuesday:
DOUBLE PIVOT EXCELS
Considering Atiba Hutchinson and Jonathan Osorio were injured, that left Canada with just four fit midfielders for these two September friendlies.
Canada coach John Herdman had been using some variation of a...
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