What was a lopsided bore of a group stage gave way to surprisingly (and relatively) competitive semifinals, even if the end results offered more of the same.
Canada lacks creativity, solutions
Canada was lucky to win this game in regulation. Jordyn Huitema scored the only goal of the match and it came on her own rebound of an empty net that she missed. That summed up a woeful night from Canada both tactically and technically.
If you’re going to point to Canada having 65% of the possession as a counter argument, then you really didn’t watch this one, because meaningful possession in dangerous areas was completely lacking.
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