Cyle Larin’s first career goal for his national team was the icing on the cake Monday, as Canada breezed to a 3-0 victory over Puerto Rico in a friendly in Bayamon.
Switzerland vs. USA
Tuesday, March 31, 2015, noon ET
Stadion Letzigrund; Zurich, Switzerland
Watch on FOX Sports 1, UniMás, UnivisionDeportes.com
Suspended for match against Sporting KC, Philadelphia Union attacker Zach Pfeffer gets US U-23 call-up
Philadelphia Union Homegrown attacker Zach Pfeffer is headed across the Atlantic to join the United States U-23s.
Infection sidelines Aron Johannsson for Switzerland friendly, U-23s' Jordan Morris called up in his stead
Aron Johannsson and Jozy Altidore won't have a second European friendly to build on their burgeoning strike partnership.
U.S. Soccer announced on Sunday morning tha Johannsson has been sidelined while undergoing treatment for an infection and will not be available for Tuesday's match against Switzerland (12 pm ET; Fox Sports 1, UniMas, UDN).
CANADA VS. PUERTO RICO
Monday, March 30, 7:30 pm ET
Estadio Juan Ramon Loubriel, Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Fresh off their first win of 2015, Canada are looking for another satisfying result in their final match before World Cup qualifying begins.
Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez scored a first-half goal and goalkeeper Jesus Corona stopped a second-half penalty as the Mexican national team downed Ecuador in an exhibition match played in front of a sold-out crowd of 88,409 at the Los Angeles Coliseum on Saturday night.
Darren Mattocks and Giles Barnes gave Jamaican fans something special to cheer about on Friday night when the two MLSers led the Reggae Boyz to a 2-1 comeback win over South American side Venezuela in a friendly in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
A goal from San Jose Earthquakes rookie Fatai Alashe highlighted an offensive barrage from the US U-23 national team in a 5-2 friendly win Friday over Bosnia & Herzegovina at Stadion Tusanj in Tuzla, Bosnia & Herzegovina.
After a painful rebuilding process, Canada appear to be rounding into form at exactly the right time.
Benito Floro’s side picked up their first win of 2015 on Friday, a 1-0 decision over Guatemala in a friendly at Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The win is just Canada’s second since October 2012 but follows on the heels of a win over Jamaica last September and promising performances against Colombia, Panama and Iceland.