• Sunday Feb 21, 2016

    CWOQ Game Notes: Canada v United States

    Action from the 2012 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship final between host Canada and the USA (white jersey) in Vancouver. (Photo: Mexsport)

    For official CONCACAF Game Notes for this game, click here.

    FINAL

    Canada v USA, 5:00 p.m. ET (4:00 p.m. local)
    USA leads all-time CWOQ series: 1W-1D-0L (5GF, 1GA) … both meetings took place in Final

    Results

    2008: USA 1 (Carli Lloyd 108’), Canada 1 (Melissa Tancredi 116’) … USA captures title 6:5 on penalty kicks
    2012: Canada 0, USA 4 (Alex Morgan 4’, 56’; Abby Wambach 24’, 28’)

    Canada
    USA
    4
    Games Played
    4
    4
    Wins
    4
    0
    Draws
    0
    0
    Losses
    0
    24
    Goals For
    21
    1
    Goals Against
    0
    Referee - Quetzalli Alvarado (MEX)
    AR1 - Emperatriz Ayala
    AR2 - Shirley Perello (HON)
    4th - Tatiana Guzman (NCA)
    Suspended - Not Available
    BBVA Compass Stadium – Houston, Texas, USA

    Game Notes

    Canada
    2016 CWOQ Results: 5-0 win v Guyana (Deanne Rose 25’, 40’; Ashley Lawrence 28’, 46’, 48’) … 6-0 win v Trinidad & Tobago (Diana Matheson 24’; Melissa Tancredi 44’; Christine Sinclair 63’; Kadeisha Buchanan 66’; Janine Beckie 75’; Jessie Fleming 79’) … 10-0 win v Guatemala (Melissa Tancredi 4‘, 86’; Gabrielle Carle 27‘; Janine Beckie 35‘; Nichelle Prince 43‘, 84’, 89’; Rebecca Quinn 45'+1, 49’, 52’) … 3-1 win v Costa Rica (Christine Sinclair 17’, 52’; Deanne Rose 85’)
    CWOQ Appearances: 4-2004, 2008, 2012, 2016 … Best CWOQ Finish: Runner-up-2 (2008, 2012)
    Method of Qualification: automatic North American entrant
    All-Time CWOQ Record: GP-18; W-15; D-1; L-2; GF-68; GA-11
    All-Time Leading CWOQ Scorer: Christine Sinclair (18 goals)
    Olympic Appearances: 2-2008, 2012
    Defeated France, 1-0, on stoppage-time goal by Diana Matheson to capture bronze medal at 2012 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament
    0W-1D-1L (1GF, 4GA) in CWOQ Finals … 2008: 1-1 draw, 5:6 pens (Melissa Tancredi 116’) … 2012: 0-4 loss v USA
    11 different players have scored at least one 2016 CWOQ goal … most of any team in tournament
    Sinclair is top scorer in CWOQ history with 18 goals, three more than #2 Maribel Dominguez (Mexico)
    Sinclair was top scorer in 2012 CWOQ with 9 goals…three more than nearest competitors (USA’s Carli Lloyd, Amy Rodriguez & Abby Wambach had 6 goals each)
    Sinclair has scored 8 goals in 10 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament games
    Canada’s only CWOQ losses have come against Mexico (2004 semifinal: 1-2) and USA (2012 final: 0-4)
    Posted shutouts in 9 of last 14 CWOQ outings
    Canada has been shutout only once in 18 all-time CWOQ matches (2012 final: 0-4 v USA)
    Forward Melissa Tancredi has 9 career CWOQ goals (2008: 4, 2012: 2, 2016: 3) … 1 in CWOQ Final (2008 v USA)
    Tancredi has scored 5 goals in 9 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament games
    After 11 all-time games in competition, Diana Matheson scored her first-ever CWOQ goal in Sunday’s win v Trinidad & Tobago
    Seven players on CWOQ roster are 20-years-old or younger: Kadeisha Buchanan (20), Gabrielle Carle (17), Jessie Fleming (17), Ashley Lawrence (20), Nichelle Prince (20), Rebecca Quinn (20), Deanne Rose (16)
    Kadeisha Buchanan won 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Hyundai Young Player Award as best player (out of 54 eligible) born after Jan. 1, 1995
    Fleming: won Golden Ball at 2013 CONCACAF Under-17 Women’s Championship, played in 2014 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup (4 games, 1 goal), 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup (3/0) & 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup (2/0)
    Canada players with 3 goals or more in a CWOQ game: Aysha Jamani (2004 v Panama); Ashley Lawrence (2016 v Guyana); Nichelle Prince (2016 v Guatemala); Rebecca Quinn (2016 v Guatemala); Christine Sinclair (2004: v Jamaica, 2012: v Haiti)
    Nichelle Prince & Rebecca Quinn scored 3 goals each v Guatemala … 3rd time in CWOQ history 2 players from same team scored 3 goals+ in CWOQ match (2012: Amy Rodriguez (5), Heather O’Reilly (3), 14-0 win v Dominican Republic) ... (2016: Karla Villalobos (3) & Raquel Rodriguez Cedeño (3), 9-0 win v Puerto Rico)
    10 players have assisted on at least one Canada goal during 2016 CWOQ: Josee Belanger (4, 2016 CWOQ high); Nichelle Prince, Deanne Rose, Sophie Schmidt, Christine Sinclair, Melissa Tancredi (2 each); Janine Beckie, Gabrielle Carle, Allysha Chapman, Ashley Lawrence (1)
    USA
    2016 CWOQ Results: 5-0 win v Costa Rica (Alex Morgan 1’, 62; Carli Lloyd 9’ pen; Crystal Dunn 15’; Christen Press 83’) … 1-0 win v Mexico (Carli Lloyd 80’) … 10-0 win Puerto Rico (Crystal Dunn 6‘, 21’, 61’, 85’, 87’; Carli Lloyd 19’ pen; Kelley O’Hara 45’; own-goal, Ashley Rivera 60’; Christen Press 62’; Samantha Mewis 90’+1) … 5-0 win v Trinidad & Tobago (Tobin Heath 12’; Alex Morgan 30’, 71’, 73’; Carli Lloyd 43’)
    CWOQ Appearances: 4-2004, 2008, 2012, 2016 … Best CWOQ Finish: Champion-3 (2004, 2008, 2012)
    All-Time CWOQ Record: GP-18; W-17; D-1; L-0; GF-96; GA-4
    All-Time Leading CWOQ Scorer: Abby Wambach (14 goals)
    Method of Qualification: host
    Olympic Appearances: 5-1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 … won gold medal at 1996, 2004, 2008, 2012 Olympic Games
    Current CONCACAF Women’s Championship (2014) and FIFA Women’s World Cup (2015) champion
    2W-1D-0L (8GF, 3GA) in CWOQ finals … 2004: 3-2 win v Mexico (Lindsay Tarpley 45’; Abby Wambach 79’; Julie Foudy 84’) … 2008: 1-1 draw, 6:5 pens v Canada (Carli Lloyd 108’) … 2012: 4-0 win v Canada (Alex Morgan 4’, 56’; Abby Wambach 24’, 28’)
    USA scorers in CWOQ finals: Abby Wambach (3 goals); Alex Morgan (2); Julie Foudy, Carli Lloyd, Lindsay Tarpley (1)
    Conceded 0 goals in last 9 CWOQ games … last CWOQ goal allowed v Canada in 2008 final (Melissa Tancredi 116’)
    Posted shutouts in 15 of 18 all-time CWOQ games … conceded more than 1 only once (2004 final: 3-2 win v Mexico)
    14-0 win v Dominican Republic in 2012 CWOQ opener set record for most goals scored in a single CWOQ game and largest margin of victory in a CWOQ game
    In Monday’s 10-0 win v Puerto Rico, Crystal Dunn tied record for most goals scored in a single CWOQ game (5), equaling Amy Rodriguez (USA, 2012 v Dominican Republic) & Sydney Leroux (USA, 2012 v Guatemala)
    Alex Morgan, the 2013 CONCACAF Women’s Player of the Year, has 9 career CWOQ goals (2012: 4; 2016: 5)
    On Feb. 10, 2016, v Costa Rica, Morgan broke Abby Wambach’s record for fastest goal in CWOQ history (12 seconds, Wambach 35 secs. v Dominican Republic in 2012)
    In Friday’s win v Trinidad & Tobago, Morgan became the seventh USA player to score 3 goals or more in a CWOQ match … Shannon Boxx (2004, 3 v Trinidad & Tobago); Amy Rodriguez (2012, 5 v Dominican Republic); Heather O’Reilly (2012, 3 v Dominican Republic); Sydney Leroux (2012, 5 v Guatemala); Carli Lloyd (2012, 3 v Mexico)’ Crystal Dunn (2016, 5 v Puerto Rico)
    Morgan has scored 3 goals in 6 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament games
    Carli Lloyd won 2015 FIFA, CONCACAF & U.S. Soccer player of the year awards
    Lloyd has 12 career CWOQ goals (2008: 2, 2012: 6; 2016: 4)
    Lloyd has scored in 9 of her last 10 CWOQ games (11 goals scored over that stretch)
    Lloyd is only player to score in each of her four 2016 CWOQ matches
    Lloyd was Golden Ball winner at 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship & 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup
    Lloyd has scored 6 goals in 12 Women’s Olympic Football Tournament games, including game-winners in 2008 (1-0 aet v Brazil) & 2012 (2-1 v Japan) finals
    Mallory Pugh won Golden Ball and Golden Boot (7 goals) awards and was named to the Best XI team at the 2015 CONCACAF Under-20 Women’s Championship
    Pugh scored 5 goals in 2013 CONCACAF Under-17 Women’s Championship, including 1 v Canada
    Pugh in 4 games at 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup (0 goals)
    Tobin Heath has 4 career CWOQ goals (2008: 1 v Jamaica; 2012: 1 v Dominican Republic, 1 v Costa Rica; 2016: 1 v Trinidad & Tobago)
    Samantha Mewis scored 4 goals in 2008 CONCACAF Under-17 Women’s Championship
    Lindsey Horan appeared in 4 games at 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup (3 goals, 1 assist)
    10 players have assisted on at least one USA goal during 2016 CWOQ: Morgan Brian (3); Carli Lloyd, Mallory Pugh (2); Crystal Dunn, Tobin Heath, Lindsey Horan, Meghan Klingenberg, Stephanie McCaffrey, Alex Morgan, Christen Press (1 each)
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