There is a buzz about this Canadian Soccer Team that keeps getting more prevalent across the country. Canada Soccer Team have only ever made the FIFA World Cup on one occasion, back in 1986. The side the country currently has could see themselves competing in the World Cup for 36 years and flourishing into a side to take seriously. Let’s take a look at Team Canada in more detail.
Canadian Mens Soccer Team: Tactics & Principles
Team Canada Soccer Team play variations of 4-3-3 or 3-5-2 formations. The formation gives flexibility in terms of flexing to defend or attack but also has its problems. If a side does not master the 3-5-2 formation, it is one of the easiest to exploit, especially by teams that hold the ball and wait for positional openings. For the most part, Team Canada seems pretty adept at controlling games within this formation, and much of that starts at their press. Canada are aggressive on the press, closing teams down from the front in packs of two or three, limiting the opposition’s short passing opportunity. When a team knows how to close down angles, the pitch can seem very small for opposing sides. In attack, Canada are electric; the frightening pace of Alphonso Davies automatically puts opposition defenders on edge. Defenders dropping deeper to avoid being beaten for pace, stretches the game, and allows Canada to dictate the game’s pace.
Canadian Mens Soccer Team: World Cup
Qualifying for the World Cup requires consistency, and Canada has performed exceptionally well. Canada will be welcomed at the World Cup to showcase the nation’s pride for the first time in over 30 years, it will be an emotional moment. Alphonso Davies, undoubtedly the star of the Canadian Soccer Team will be used to huge occasions with Bayern Munich. Perhaps, this Canadian team’s silent belief amongst the likes of young Tajon Buchanan and Eustaquio will spur the team on. This Canadian side do not only deserve to be at the World Cup in Qatar, they deserve to be recognised as a country of emerging talented soccer players.
In probably one of the most notable victories in the Qualifiers Canada vs Mexico turned out to be a crowning moment. Mexico has a considerable heritage in soccer and competed as one of the world’s most entertaining sides. Last Canada vs Mexico game, Canada sat back and soaked pressure within a variant 3-5-2 formation and blasted Mexico on the counter time and again. They won the game 2-1 and signaled their intention for World Cup qualification.
Canada may well not be a side competing to win the World Cup, but I would wager on Team Canada Soccer Team making it out of the Group Stages on a future bet
Canadian Mens Soccer Team Players
Alphonso Davies is, arguably, the best wing back in the world. Bayern Munich have a world beater in this young man, gifted with speed, aggression and tactical awareness. He already scored 10 goals by the age of 21 for Canada and, no doubt, will go on to break many more records.
New England Revolution ex-player, moved to Club Brugge in 2021/22 season. Another youngster that is making waves under the Canadian flag. He has quick feet, is tall, strong and direct. His ability to attract defenders causes sides to become disjointed trying to defend against him. He will be another future star for Canada.
Powerful playmaker Jonathan David has scored goal after goal in domestic leagues. He flourished in Belgium and did the same in France Ligue 1. For the Canadian side he had scored 22 goals in 27 appearances by 2022 and shows no signs of slowing. The natural ability to change direction inside of his defender makes him prolific in opening up his body for scoring opportunities.
Where to Bet on Team Canada Soccer Team
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