Canada wins, O'Dea and Ireland keep clean sheet, Johnson sets up 2.

So, Canada played last night, against Trinidad & Tobago. it wasn't on TV, and as TFC were playing at the same time, I didn't even follow along on twitter too much, but they came away with a 2-0 win (highlights after the jump, from the CSA's youtube channel), yet another clean sheet and goals for Tosaint Ricketts and Will Johnson. Reports (check out Gavin Day over at Red Nation Online, including post game player interviews) suggest it was a good second half performance, and though it wasn't the regular squad so you can't read too much into it with regards to how we'll play against Panama in September, Marcel de Jong's return and impressive form is a very good thing.

As for the TFC players, Doneil Henry earned his first cap playing the first 45 minutes and "got stuck in with a firm challenge early" according to twitter, though Gavin Day followed by saying the following. "Just as I say Henry made a good start he lets a T&T player go by on the right side". Terry Dunfield played 77 minutes before being subbed off, getting a couple of chances on goal in that time ap twitter. So there you go, caps earned, in what seems unremarkable fashion.

Darren O'Dea meanwhile played a full 90 minutes for ireland against Serbia, which is a good sign that he's in game shape coming out of his off season. This report suggests he could have given away a handball after 61 minutes, but that was apparently his only notable moment. Either way he was part of a defence that kept a clean sheet, so that's not too shabby at all.

In Washington, Jamaica beat El Salvador 2-0. Ryan Johnson started, and created both goals, highlights also below the jump, and I'm damned if i can find any news at all on whether Dicoy Williams played or not.

Edit: with thanks to Earl Cochrane on twitter, Williams played the full 90 minutes, so that's 2 1/2 clean sheets for TFC defenders, just sadly not the ones actually with TFC.

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