USA vs Canada occurred on Sunday, and the match saw Shaq Moore score within the first 20 seconds of the game. This marked the win of the US over Canada by a score of 1-0 in the B Group of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
The goal scored by Moore in the USA vs Canada match was held as the fastest goal in the history of the Gold Cup. It is also the fastest goal from the US side, after Clint Dempsey, who had managed to score after 30 seconds in a game against Ghana that took place in the opener of the 2014 World Cup.
USA Vs Canada Consequences
USA vs Canada, although a very interesting fixture, was not of a decisive nature. As in, both the teams were sure of advancing into the next stages of the sport. As a result of this game, the USMNT led the points table with three wins and progressed onto the quarter-final. The team would go up against the losing team from the Jamaica vs Costa Rica match on Tuesday. The quarter-final would take place in Arlington, Texas.
On the other hand, Canada finishes second in the table with a couple of wins and a single loss. Although faced with a defeat, Canada progressed to the quarter-finals as well and would compete against the winning team from the Jamaica vs Costa Rica match.
Canada’s defeat in the USA vs Canada match shattered their record of being unbeaten over 8 games. However, it is also true that the US has been unbeaten for 20 matches at their home ground against Canada. The score was from a definitive team effort that was riddled with passes between all the players on the court. Overall, the match was an interesting one without any decisive outcome or any of the teams getting eliminated from the tournament.