The good: Cyle Larin bagged a hat trick (albeit, in a loss) and played 90 minutes for Orlando City. The Ottawa Fury are five points in the clear in the NASL fall standings, while giving Canadians significant first-team minutes.
The bad: The Montreal Impact, Vancouver Whitecaps and Toronto FC combined this week to put out three starting XIs that featured a total of zero Canadians. Each of the teams did use Canadians off the bench, but the minutes weren’t very significant.
And, in our weekly ranking of minutes played by Canadians, Ashtone Morgan was knocked out of top spot. He slips to third, as FCE’s Mallan Roberts is now No. 1 in terms of minutes played.
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