Costa Rica (V) vs. Canada (H)

BBVA Compass Stadium

Tuesday Jul 11,2017 07:30 PM ET

Post Game Analysis by JimConnelly for Canada

Post Game Analysis Report

Overall Performance
Overall Team Grade A-    
Execution A-    
Offensive Play A    
Defensive Effectiveness B    
Player of the Match Alphonso Davies    
Overall Game Assessment Canada looked a lot better in this one than Game 1. Costa Rica probably controlled more of the play, but it was a solid performance for them. Daviews continues to get better.    

Unit Performance
Game Strategy B+    
Overall Preparedness A-    
Lineup & Substitutions B+    
In-Game Management No Opinion    
Coaching Comments    
Offensive Performance
Generating Scoring Opportunities B    
Finishing B+    
Corner Kicks B    
Set Pieces (Direct/Indirect) B    
Controlling Tempo/Possession B    
Generating Pressure B    
Offense Comments Not a ton of offense against an athletic and quick Costa Rica team. But Canada held their own...    
Defensive Performance
Goalkeeping B    
Executing Defensive Game Plan B+    
Controlling Offensive Pressure B+    
Preventing Scoring Opportunities B    
Conceding/Defending Set Pieces B+    
Transition/Counterattack B    
Defense Comments    
Midfield Play
Maintaining Possession B    
Generate Offensive Counterattacks B    
Defensive Support & Transition B    
Controlling Tempo B+    
Midfield Comments    

Player Performance
Player Pos Grade Comments
Michael Petrasso (34) MF 
Scott Arfield (37) MF 
Alphonso Davies DF  A-  Star in the making. Will get better with every game.
Lucas Cavallini (9)   B+  disruptive and tough - good complement to Davies