Archive for September 7th, 2011

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Canada takes control of Group D with win over Puerto Rico

Tosaint Ricketts

Simeon Jackson and Tosaint Ricketts scored second-half goals late to give Canada an important 3-0 away win Tuesday over Puerto Rico in a 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifier.

The two second-half subsititutes followed a late first-half strike by Iain Hume to give Canada its second win in as many games following a 4-1 win over St. Lucia Friday in Toronto.

“We knew coming into Puerto Rico—the environment, the weather, the pitch that it was going to be a tough game. The guys came together very well and got the result so we’re all happy about it. We finished the trip off well,” said Ricketts.
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Tampa Bay’s resident Canadian does Montreal Impact a favour

Mozzi Gyorio

A Canadian player did the Montreal Impact a massive favour.

Mozzi Gyorio, the pride of Stratford, P.E.I., scored on a perfectly placed free kick to give FC Tampa Bay a 2-1 win over the NSC Minnesota Stars in NASL action Tuesday night. The win clinches a playoff spot for third-place FC Tampa Bay but, more importantly for the Impact, still leaves Montreal just four points behind Minnesota for the final playoff spot in the NASL.
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