FC Edmonton not only got a thrilling win in the most compelling game played in either MLS or NASL this weekend, but the Eddies are putting some distance between themselves and the rest of the pack when it comes to playing Canadians.
At least, that’s out of North America’s top two divisions, which, unlike third-division USL, treat Canadians as foreign players on the rosters of the U.S.-based teams.
The Eddies, on average, give 287 minutes per game of playing time to Canadians, more than 50-minutes-per-game better than the next best squad, the Ottawa Fury. The Atlanta Silverbacks, with regular starting jobs for Kyle Porter and Dominic Oppong, take up the third spot.
We don’t get an MLS team till No. 4 — Toronto FC. The Whitecaps round out the Top 5.
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