Canada qualifies for the World Cup in Qatar with a 4-0 win over Jamaica


The soccer team of Canada became the first Concacaf representative to qualify for the Qatar World Cup on Sunday after beating 4-0 Jamaica in the penultimate day of the tie.

The North American team will play its second world Cup after his participation in the 1986 edition that took place in Mexico.

Canada He dominated the match played at Toronto’s BMO Field and took the lead in the 13th minute when Cyle Larin finished inside the area before goalkeeper Andre Blake came off after receiving a through pass from Stephen Eustaquio.

The second goal was scored by Tajon Buchanan with a shot inside the small area after controlling a cross sent by Jonathan David.

Junior Hoilett scored the third in the 82nd minute with a smooth, placed shot inside the box after receiving a pass from Buchanan.

Canada’s fourth goal came in the 88th minute on a play where defender Adrian Mariappa scored on his own goal by deflecting Samuel Adekugbe’s cross.

After the referee declared the end of the game, Canada’s manager, the British John Herdman, ran to the center of the field to celebrate with all the players.

With its eighth win in the tie, Canada consolidated its lead with 28 points, and secured one of the three direct tickets to the World Cup granted by Concacaf.

United States and Mexico They are followed with 22 units, Costa Rica with 19, Panama with 18, El Salvador with 10, Jamaica with eight and Honduras with four.

To world Cup the first three places in the final octagonal qualify, while the fourth will have to play an intercontinental playoff against the winner of the Oceania tie.

Later, El Salvador will play Costa Rica, the United States will face Panama and Mexico will visit Honduras.

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