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US Stumbles to 2-0 Loss At 1st-place Canada in Qualifying

Canada keeper Milan Borjan reacts at the end of a World Cup soccer qualifier against the United States in Hamilton, Ontario, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
Canada keeper Milan Borjan reacts at the end of a World Cup soccer qualifier against the United States in Hamilton, Ontario, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2022. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
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Hamilton, Ontario (AP) -- Canada established itself as the dominant nation in soccer's North and Central American and Caribbean region, taking a big step toward reaching the World Cup for the first time since 1986 with a 2-0 victory on Sunday over the United States.

Cyle Larin scored in the seventh minute and Sam Adekugbe added a goal in the fifth minute of second-half stoppage time. Canada beat the U.S. for just the second time in 37 years, remaining unbeaten in qualifying through 10 of 14 games.