Canada qualified this Tuesday for the final phase of the Concacaf Nations League by beating Honduras 4-1in a match played by Group C at BMO Field.
Canada accumulated nine pointsHonduras was left with six and Curaçao with three.
The goals were scored by Cyle Larin (8 and 11), Jonathan David (49) and Jonathan Osorio (86) for the Canadians and Jorge Benguché (73) for the Central Americans.
From the start of the match, heThe locals monopolized the ball.
A triangulation through walls with precision, left Larin alone against goalkeeper Luis López and he beat it with a soft touch, at minute 8.
Three minutes later, a corner kick found only at the far post Larin who had time to measure the header at the angle for 2-0.
The “H” did not catch the ball, He barely tried a few attempts through Kevin López on the right who was shipwrecked against a majority of rivals.
Balls jumping lines towards Romell Quioto and Anthony Lozano they ended up in the booties of Dereck Cornelius and Scott Kennedy.
At minute 39 the Salvadoran referee Iván Barton scored a handball penalty inside the Leverón area, but Larin kicked the ball wide of the goal.
The second half started with the same dynamics, the locals imposing the conditions and a failure of the catracha defense led to the third goal. The ball was left to the pleasure of Jonathan David who shot López.
With the wide score, the Canadians slowed down, what those directed by the Argentine Diego Vásquez took advantage of to show a better face.
Sporadic attacks from the “Bicolor” caused a corner kickwhich was taken advantage of by Beguché to discount with a header deflection.
However, the locals reacted again and they regained control, causing a new siege on López’s goal.
That’s how the fourth came goal. Akinola between the lines hit with precision a millimeter ball into the area, between rivals, where Osorio received to go hand in hand with López and with a placed shot he put definitive figures on the blackboard.
Canada will accompany the United States and Mexico to the semifinals of the Concacaf Nations League. The fourth classified will leave the Costa Rica-Panama match the same Tuesday night.