- Aman Dhanoa has a BAA in Journalism from Ryerson University and is currently the Sports Editor/Reporter for the South Asian news site Oye! Times (oyetimes.com). Dhanoa is also the co-host of 500 Level – Toronto Sports Talk, a weekly podcast available on iTunes. He is passionate about all sports but in regards to soccer he has covered the Toronto FC beat as well as the Canadian men’s national team.
Despite the record turnout the result was once again a losing one for Canada, as the U.S. took over in the second half and utilized its transition game to score three goals in the final 20 minutes to pick apart the Canadian defence, winning 3-0.
Canada managed to neutralize the Americans’ two stars — Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan — in the first half as the U.S. barely created any opportunities. Canada was not able to create much either but, eventually, the U.S. broke Canada down and that left coach John Herdman disappointed.
“The last 30 minutes of the game really caused us a few problems. The U.S. finally got Morgan released and that was the game plan — to keep Morgan and Wambach quiet,” said Herdman.
“We said that the U.S. will hurt us in transition. They score an average three goals against Canada a game throughout our history and did it again today, so I’m really disappointed to be honest.”
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