Alphonso Davies reacts to penalty miss in CanMNT loss to Belgium

Alphonso Davies reacts to penalty miss in CanMNT loss to Belgium

Alphonso Davies has taken to social media to supply his ideas on the Canadian Males’s Nationwide Crew’s 1-0 loss to Belgium of their Group F opener.

Taking part in of their first World Cup match since 1986, the Canadians pushed Belgium all the way in which, dominating 22-9 on pictures, 2.63-0.77 on Anticipated Targets, and 3-1 on massive possibilities.

Davies had the prospect to place the Canadians forward within the eleventh minute from the penalty spot, with what would have been his nation’s first-ever World Cup objective. Nevertheless, a weak effort was simply saved by Thibaut Courtois and from there, attempt as they may, Canada simply could not discover the of entirety.

Belgium punished Canada proper earlier than halftime with Michy Batshuayi scoring what proved to be the profitable objective.

In Davies’ personal phrases, a ‘disappointing’ outcomes, however one they need to get better from shortly forward of dealing with Croatia on Sunday.

“A disappointing end result in opposition to a prime crew within the World Cup. We received two extra video games to go, we go once more on Sunday!” the Bayern Munich star wrote on Twitter. “Thanks to all of the followers for his or her help.”

Regardless of the defeat and his private disappointment, Davies was nonetheless in a position to savor what was a historic second in Canadian soccer.

“It feels good,” he mentioned after the match (by way of TSN). “Stepping out on the pitch right this moment was a dream come true for everybody on this white shirt. Taking part in Belgium, it wasn’t straightforward and we took the combat to them. We knew we needed to present our high quality right this moment and that is what we did.”

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