Canada misses penalty in World Cup opener


Canada has kicked off its Qatar World Cup campaign after a 36-year absence from the soccer showpiece. The Canadian team’s only previous World Cup appearance was in 1986, when it lost all three games without scoring a goal. Canada’s Alphonso Davies had a chance to make history after just 10 minutes when a penalty was awarded for a handball by Belgium’s Yannick Carrasco, but his tame spot-kick was easily saved by keeper Thibaut Courtois.

This article was originally published by Read the original article here.

Previous articleThe Margin: Qatar World Cup backlash is an important moment for soccer, says ESPN’s Shaka Hislop
Next articleThe U.S. economy has lost momentum: S&P surveys


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here