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Canada loses opening Gold Cup match to Martinique

Martinique players celebrate their winning goal against Canada in the opening match of the 2013 Gold Cup
Martinique players celebrate their winning goal against Canada in the opening match of the 2013 Gold Cup
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PASADENA, CA - Canada lost their opening group match today to non-FIFA member Martinique. Canada was outplayed during the match and was literally seconds from salvaging a draw when they could not clear a Martinique corner kick in the dying seconds of second half injury time. The ball fell to Martinique player Fabrice Reuperne who unleashed a blast that beat Canadian 'keeper Milan Borjan. Canada's next match is a difficult one versus Mexico at Century Link Field in Seattle on Thursday July 11th.

Scoring Summary:

MQ - Reuperne 92'

Starting Lineups:

Canada

GK Borjan - D Edgar - D De Jong - D Henry - D Ledgerwood - M De Guzman - M Johnson - M Piette - M Teibert - F Haber - F Ricketts

Martinique

GK Olimpa - D Babin - D Gregory - D Cretinoir - D Zaire - D Herelle - M Thomert - M Parsemain - F Gustan - F Arquin - F Piquionne