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5 takeaways from U.S. men's soccer team's friendly loss to Japan

5 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Here are five takeaways as the USMNT lost 2-0 to Japan in one of two September friendlies ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
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Canada's Pendrith, Conners lose to Homa, Horschel of U.S. at Presidents Cup

Canada's Pendrith, Conners lose to Homa, Horschel of U.S. at Presidents Cup

5 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

American Max Homa made an 11-foot birdie putt on No. 18 to give him and Billy Horschel a 1-up win over Canadians Taylor Pendrith and Corey Conners - representing the International team - in a dramatic four-ball match at the Presidents Cup on Friday in Charlotte.
Homa needed the putt for the match win after Pendrith drained a 13-foot birdie putt moments earlier in the final clash off the day.
The Americans have a commanding 8-2 lead after two days of the four-day event.
It was the first time in event history that two Canadians played on the same team.
Pendrith, from Richmond Hill, Ont., and...
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Wardrobe aside, Canadian men can't complain after overpowering Qatar in World Cup tuneup

Wardrobe aside, Canadian men can't complain after overpowering Qatar in World Cup tuneup

5 days ago   |   By TORONTO STAR

Of the 32 countries going to the men's World Cup in about two months, 31 will be wearing new kits. Canada is the exception, and the players are clearly not happy about it.
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Canada blanks Qatar for comfortable win to open series of pre-World Cup friendlies

Canada blanks Qatar for comfortable win to open series of pre-World Cup friendlies

5 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 adjusts on the fly in FIBA World Cup win over France

Canada adjusts on the fly in FIBA World Cup win over France

5 days ago   |   By TORONTO STAR

Friday's 59-45 victory was Canada's second in a row in Australia, and the signs that have emerged bode well for the rest of the 12-country event.
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Canada's midfield shines in comfortable win over Qatar but greater tests await

Canada's midfield shines in comfortable win over Qatar but greater tests await

5 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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Sloppy U.S. Falls to Japan in World Cup Tuneup

5 days ago   |   By NYT

Careless and unthreatening, the Americans came up short in one of their final preparation matches before they head to Qatar in November.
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Canada cruises to 2-0 win over World Cup host Qatar in men's soccer friendly

Canada cruises to 2-0 win over World Cup host Qatar in men's soccer friendly

5 days ago   |   By TORONTO STAR


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Canada ease to win over World Cup hosts

5 days ago   |   By ESPN FC

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Canada cruises to win over World Cup host Qatar in men's soccer friendly

Canada cruises to win over World Cup host Qatar in men's soccer friendly

5 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

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 Friday.
Canada controlled large stretches of the game and built their 2-0 lead after just 13 minutes at a largely empty Generali Arena, home to Austria Vienna. Qatar, at No. 48 five places below Canada in the world rankings, failed to impress on the day.
The Canadians, who were facing Qatar for the first time, will undergo a stiffer test Tuesday when they take on No. 13 Uruguay in Bratislava, Slovakia.
There was a moment of concern in...
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