England scored two goals in three minutes early in the game and Canada never recovered, conceding a 2-1 in the quarter-finals of the FIFA Women’s World Soccer Saturday.

Canada offered a good opposition to the British while attempting to fill a 2-0 deficit, neither team was able to accomplish this during the elimination round of the World Cup. Captain Christine Sinclair scored late in the first half and played his best game of the tournament, constantly putting the opponent’s defense to the test.

Canada has tried everything during the five minutes of extra time as the crowd was extremely loud.

When the referee gave the final whistle , the English have rushed the field to celebrate. The Canadians, they were visibly disappointed . The young back Kadeisha Buchanan had to be consoled by her teammates.

Jodie Taylor, in the 11th minute, and Lucy Bronze at 14, have scored for England while the Canadian defense, who gave only one goal in its last four games, seemed disorganized.

Christine Sinclair, with his 155th career goal, gave the replica for Canada in the 42nd minute.

In history, no team had managed to fill a deficit of 2-0 in the elimination round of the World Cup.

England face Japan, defending champion, in the semi-final to be held Wednesday in Edmonton.

Japan got the best of Australia 1-0 earlier in the day thanks to a goal from Mana Iwabuchi scored in the 87th minute, at Commonwealth Stadium.

The other semifinal, scheduled for Tuesday in Montreal, Germany oppose the Americans.
Saturday’s game was presented before a record crowd of 54,027 spectators at BC Place , surpassing the mark of 53,855 set in the round of 16 for the meeting between Canada and Switzerland.

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