Terry Dunfield‚Äôs 67th minute diving header was the difference between the two sides at Saputo Stadium in Montreal and the former Manchester City midfielder was delighted to have scored the winner which came from a brilliant cross from young gun Russell Teibert.
‚ÄúRussell put in a couple of good crosses in the first half and, unfortunately, no one was able to get on the end of them,‚ÄĚ said Dunfield after the match.
‚ÄúI just took a chance in the box and was able to get on the end of a good ball from young Russell for a great Canadian goal.
‚ÄúThe nose is still a little bit sore, but if it did [hit my nose], I think it would have been worth it.‚ÄĚ
Two-time Canada U17 player of the year Teibert was also praised by head coach Teitur Thordarson.
‚ÄúHe has been quite fantastic in games he‚Äôs played,‚ÄĚ said Thordarson of Teibert. ‚ÄúWe‚Äôre careful with him, but now he‚Äôs back and he‚Äôs maturing as a player. Today, he was great.‚ÄĚ