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Analyzing the CanMNT’s 2022 World Cup group stage opponents, Belgium, Croatia and Morocco

The CanMNT officially found out their opponents for the 2022 World Cup on Friday thanks to the World Cup draw. Here is our analysis of that draw. Not only do they have a ticket there, but they have dates and 3 opponents now.  Because of that, it feels like the CanMNT can really officially start planning their journey to the 2022 men’s World Cup now, … Continue reading Analyzing the CanMNT’s 2022 World Cup group stage opponents, Belgium, Croatia and Morocco

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“It’s been a hell of a journey”: World Cup-bound CanMNT finishes atop Octo standings despite 1-0 loss to Panama

The CanMNT took on Panama on Wednesday, closing out the ‘Octagonal’, the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, in the process. Here’s our match report from that one.  Having already celebrated a big achievement, they just didn’t have enough left in the tank to end on a high note.  At the same time, while they didn’t get the result that they so badly craved … Continue reading “It’s been a hell of a journey”: World Cup-bound CanMNT finishes atop Octo standings despite 1-0 loss to Panama

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“It’s a dream come true”: The CanMNT books spot at 2022 World Cup in style with 4-0 win over Jamaica at BMO Field

The CanMNT accomplished a dream 36 years in the making on Sunday – book a spot at the World Cup, something that they achieved with a 4-0 win over Jamaica at BMO Field. Here’s our match report from that one.  It almost feels surreal.  Yet, it happened. Somehow, someway, the CanMNT are going to play in the 2022 FIFA men’s World Cup in Qatar later … Continue reading “It’s a dream come true”: The CanMNT books spot at 2022 World Cup in style with 4-0 win over Jamaica at BMO Field

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“We’re going to win”: The CanMNT more than ready to clinch long-awaited return to men’s World Cup in style at BMO Field on Sunday

The CanMNT is getting set to take on Jamaica in a crucial home CONCACAF World Cup qualifier on Sunday. Here’s our preview ahead of that one.  It’s all set up perfectly for them here.   A chance to qualify for the 2022 Men’s World Cup, at home against Jamaica, in front of a rocking sold-out crowd on Sunday – it doesn’t get much better than that … Continue reading “We’re going to win”: The CanMNT more than ready to clinch long-awaited return to men’s World Cup in style at BMO Field on Sunday

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“We have to live in the moment”: The CanMNT are ready for stiff Costa Rican test as they look to snap 36-year World Cup drought Thursday

The CanMNT is getting set to kick off their March World Cup qualifying window with a match against Costa Rica on Thursday, a game in which they can book their ticket to the 2022 Men’s World Cup. Ahead of then, here’s a look at how they’re feeling about that, as they get set for a game of a lifetime down in San Jose, Costa Rica.  … Continue reading “We have to live in the moment”: The CanMNT are ready for stiff Costa Rican test as they look to snap 36-year World Cup drought Thursday

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Ranking Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team’s squad for March’s CONCACAF World Cup ‘Octagonal’ qualifiers by ‘Surprise Rating’

With the final set of CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers just around the corner now, the CanMNT has called up a strong 25-man squad as they get set to finish the job that they’ve started here – qualify for the 2022 World Cup. In this, we break down that 25-man squad by ‘Surprise Rating’.  It’s that time again.  And in this instance, it’s bigger than ever.  … Continue reading Ranking Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team’s squad for March’s CONCACAF World Cup ‘Octagonal’ qualifiers by ‘Surprise Rating’

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A task too tall: Lacking the goals, CF Montréal bows out of Champions League against Cruz Azul at the quarter-final stage 

CF Montreal continued their journey through the 2022 CONCACAF Champions League versus Cruz Azul on Wednesday. Here is our match report from that one. Cruz Azul made the trip to Montreal on Wednesday for the second leg of their CONCACAF Champions League clash.  The Mexican side came in with a 1-0 advantage in the tie, thanks to Uriel Antuna’s goal one week prior in Mexico … Continue reading A task too tall: Lacking the goals, CF Montréal bows out of Champions League against Cruz Azul at the quarter-final stage 

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“I’m happy with the result” CF Montreal erases Santos Laguna heartbreak with commanding 3-0 win to advance to Champions League quarter-finals

CF Montreal took on Santos Laguna in the 2nd leg of their CONCACAF Champions League Round of 16 action on Wednesday. Here’s our report from that one.  Revenge was on the menu in Montreal on Wednesday.  Facing off against a Santos Laguna side that once broke their hearts in the CONCACAF Champions League over a decade ago, CF Montreal were looking to avenge those demons … Continue reading “I’m happy with the result” CF Montreal erases Santos Laguna heartbreak with commanding 3-0 win to advance to Champions League quarter-finals

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Solid Start: CanWNT/CanXNT kick off 2022 with hard-earned 1-1 draw in scrappy clash with England at Arnold Clark Cup

The CanWNT/CanXNT took on England in their first game of the Arnold Clark Cup on Thursday. Here’s our match report from that one.  All things considered, it was a good point.  Heading into the Arnold Clark Cup, of the three games that they were going to play, the CanWNT/CanXNT probably circled their opener against England as their most winnable match, especially given their recent history … Continue reading Solid Start: CanWNT/CanXNT kick off 2022 with hard-earned 1-1 draw in scrappy clash with England at Arnold Clark Cup

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“We showed a lot of fight today”: Despite heartbreak, Forge FC puts up valiant effort in 1-0 loss to Cruz Azul to kick off maiden Champions League voyage

In a massive moment for Canadian soccer, Forge FC took on Cruz Azul in CONCACAF Champions League action at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton on Wednesday. Here is our recap from that one.  No matter what happened, you just knew that it was going to be a massive moment for Canadian soccer.  As Forge FC kicked off their maiden voyage in the CONCACAF Champions League … Continue reading “We showed a lot of fight today”: Despite heartbreak, Forge FC puts up valiant effort in 1-0 loss to Cruz Azul to kick off maiden Champions League voyage