USMNT: Canada beats United States to end 34-year, 17-game winless streak

USMNT: Canada beats United States to end 34-year, 17-game winless streak

Alphonso Davies and Lucas Cavallini were the heroes as Canada outclassed and upstaged the United States 2-0 in their CONCACAF Nations League clash. Canada has 13 players on its current roster who had yet to be born. "I should have scored no problem", Pulisic said.

"We're disappointed, but we go home and we still have a chance to win the group and that's our objective", he said. An added time second from Cavallini added to a miserable evening for the United States of America side who now lie second in Group A of the Concacaf Nations League. All Canada would need is a tie to advance.

Canada, ranked 75th, is trying to climb past No. 72 El Salvador and into the top six in the region in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings.

Canada is now ranked seventh in the region.

Christian Pulisic's frustrating start to the 2019-20 season took another dip as the Chelsea player was forced off on the hour mark as the U.S. national team faced Canada in Toronto.

Perhaps predictably, it was Canada who came out of the gates with more of a spark when the ball was kicked off at BMO Field, and John Herdman's squad pulled the USMNT into a fight it really didn't seem to want. They went looking for a fight on Tuesday and reaped the spoils of one of their biggest-ever victories.

One team had a clear plan and executed it. 'You could see the disappointment in his face'. It led to some sloppy play by the visitors, who at times resembled a streetball team more than a highly-talented collection of professional soccer players.

Whilst Arfield didn't score, he set Davies up for the opener and was in inspired form throughout the match.

Defender Ream captained the USA for the fourth time.

Davies was substituted in the 65 minute by Junior Hoilett, who came close to increasing Canada's lead in the 72nd minute when he got to a ball flicked on by Cavallini, but shot it right at US goalkeeper Zack Steffen.

Cavallini added a 90th-minute for 75th-ranked Canada, taking long pass and beating Steffen to the near post with a low shot.

"The first thing that stands out to me is desire, the desire of Canada", Berhalter said.

'Give them credit, but having said that, the minimum we expect is to match that. "I don't think it was lack of effort, I don't think it was purposeful, but I wasn't happy with the desire that we displayed". "Too many 50-50 balls we lost, and that hurt us".

Canada, ranked 75th, is trying to climb past No. 72 El Salvador and into the top six in the region in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings.

The Canadian breakthrough came midway through the second half. David got to the cross and slid his shot just wide. The two created a number of opportunities getting in behind the US defence, which looked extremely vulnerable at times.

Davies, an 18-year-old budding star, said he felt 'millions of emotions running through me on that goal'. "That's on me. Just wasn't my day, I guess". "Everyone is excited, it's been over 30 years that we haven't been able to beat them".

Christian Pulisic had a point-blank shot saved by goalkeeper Milan Borjan in the 51st minute. Berhalter said Pulisic has been suffering from flu-like symptoms and a 'light fever'.

"He wanted to continue", Berhalter said.

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