On date 9 of the 2022 Concacaf Qualifying Tournament, Canada was forceful against a rival that failed to open the scoring at the Metropolitan Olympic Stadium. The goals for the visitor were scored by Jonathan David (27′ 2T) and Denil Maldonado (10′ 1T, against).
Honduras could not discount because Edwin Rodríguez crashed a shot against the post in the 74th minute of the second half.
The figure of the meeting was Jonathan David. The Canadian striker converted 1 goal, kicked 3 times on goal against Honduras and made 14 correct passes.
Samuel Piette was also key in the Metropolitan Olympic Stadium. The Canadian midfielder stood out against Honduras with 14 correct passes.
It was a game with many fouls and numerous interruptions. There was a large number of cautioned: Alfredo Mejía, Liam Fraser, Diego Rodríguez, Atiba Hutchinson, Wisdom Quaye and Lucas Cavallini.
The coach of Honduras, Hernán Darío Gómez, arranged a 4-5-1 formation on the field with Luis López in goal; Wisdom Quaye, Denil Maldonado, Maynor Figueroa and Diego Rodríguez on the defensive line; Alberth Elis, Kervin Arriaga, Alfredo Mejía, Edwin Rodríguez and Romell Quioto in the middle; and Antony Lozano in the attack.
For their part, those led by John Herdman stood with a 3-4-3 strategy with Milan Borjan under the three sticks; Alistair Johnston, Steven Vitoria and Scott Kennedy on defense; Tajon Buchanan, Atiba Hutchinson, Samuel Piette and Samuel Adekugbe at half court; and Jonathan David, Cyle Larin and Junior Hoilett up front.
The designated referee for the match was Daneon Parchment.
Honduras will host El Salvador on the next day, while Canada will host the United States at Tim Hortons Field.
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