In with a threat & out with a shrug. Canada fall to Croatia.
After an incredible first performance against Belgium which ended in a loss, Canada fell 4-1 to Croatia this evening. Hopes of continuing past the group stage end here.
Al Rayyan, Qatar
30 minutes past a 4-1 loss to Croatia that put an end of Canada’s World Cup trajectory, John Herdman sat sober-eyed before the media. He acknowledged their quality, and his previous comment that Canada would “f*** them”.
“I bet they’re celebrating right now”, he said.
They were. Watching him speak from the mixed zone, all of us crowded be…
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