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Canada showed off its form and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Copa America

Canada showed off its form and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Copa America
Canada showed off its form and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Copa America

Canada achieved this Saturday a historic pass to the quarterfinals of the America Cupafter drawing 0-0 with Chili on the last day of Group A.

The CONCACAF team, which is participating in the Copa América for the first time, finished with four points in second place in the group led by the Argentine team, which recorded nine points after beating Peru 2-0 in the other match of the group.

Chile and Peru are eliminated with two and one point, respectively.

The match played at the Inter&Co stadium in Orlando, Florida, had few scoring chances and was constantly interrupted due to fouls committed by both teams.

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Chile came close to scoring in the 21st minute with a shot by Víctor Dávila that came close to the left post of the goal defended by Maxime Crépeau.

The Chilean team was left with one man less at 27 minutes due to the expulsion of Gabriel Suazowho saw the yellow card for the second time in the game after fouling Richie Laryea.

Canada’s only clear chance came in the 82nd minute when Tajon Buchanan’s shot was blocked by goalkeeper Gabriel Arias with his chest.

Canada had scored the winning goal in stoppage time with a shot from Tani Oluwaseyi inside the box, but it was ruled out for the Canadian striker’s offside position in the 92nd minute.

In the quarterfinals, Canada will face the first in Group B (Venezuela, Ecuador or Mexico), which will be defined on Sunday.

Source: Ambito

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