Canadian men’s soccer team thrashes Cayman Islands 11-0 for second win in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Canada defeats Cayman Islands 11-0 in World Cup qualifier

Canada’s men’s national team have begun their FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ qualifying campaign with two straight wins after defeating Cayman Islands 11-0 Monday and Bermuda 5-1 last Thursday.

Bayern Munich star Alphonso Davies, made his presence known, scoring on a two penalty kicks against the Cayman Islands along with three helpers setting up Brampton’s Cyle Larin on all three against Bermuda. The Beşiktaş star also netted a goal against Cayman Islands.

Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Theo Corbeanu scored his first goal for Canada against Bermuda to lead all CONCACAF teams with 4 goals.

Four Canadian players, Frank Sturing, David Wotherspoon, Mark-Anthony Kaye, and Alistair Johnston all scored their first international goals while Sturing and Ricardo Ferreira made their Canadian debuts.

Canada is currently tied with Suriname with six points at the top of Group B.

In the match with Cayman Islands Canada also set several Men’s National Team records, including most goals in a match (11), largest margin of victory (11), and most goals across a two-match window (16). Of course, goals difference is important as it would serve as a tie-breaker in case two nations were tied on points at the end of the First Round.

“You have to start with what is in front of you and then it’s down to the players, their mentality and to go about their business to be professional,” said John Herdman, Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team Head Coach. “We had to be sure after we thought Suriname slipped up a little bit with their result against Cayman Islands, so created a +6 goals difference gives us more control going into the June matches.”

Canada’s next match is in the June when they kick off against Aruba on 5 June and host Suriname on 8 June to wrap up group play.

From the First Round of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Qualifiers, Canada soccer says the Group B winner will face the Group E winner in a Second Round, head-to-head series on 12 and 15 June 2021. The winner from that Second Round then advances to the Concacaf Final Round of eight nations scheduled to begin in the Fall of 2021.


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