Canada captain Christine Sinclair scored her 180th international goal to secure a 1-0 victory over England in a Women's World Cup warmup on Friday.
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Who needs defenders anyway? Canada's women team certainly don't after thrashing Trinidad and Tobago 6-0 in an Olympic qualifier on Sunday.
England scored two early goals and then held on to win 2-1 to advance to the semifinal and send Canada out of the Women's World Cup.
Josee Belanger's big left foot propelled Canada right into the Women's World Cup quarterfinal on home soil with her goal in the 52nd minute on Sunday.
Women's World Cup host Canada played to a scoreless tie with New Zealand in Group A action on Thursday.
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When plotting out the bracket, it became clear that two of the world's best teams will likely meet early.
Christine Sinclair converted a penalty kick in the second minute of second-half stoppage time, giving host Canada a 1-0 win over China on Saturday.
Substitute Kirsten Van De Ven scored in the 87th minute as the Netherlands earned a 1-1 draw with hosts Canada at the Women's World Cup on Monday.
FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has cancelled his trip to Canada for the opening of the Women's World Cup in the wake of an ongoing investigation
Canada qualified for the World Cup way back in 2011, after Zimbabwe withdrew its bid to host and Canada became the lone candidate.
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