It was a result that was long overdue for the Canadian women’s team.
Canada wrapped up its mini-April camp by winning both of its international friendlies, including Tuesday’s 2-0 decision over England in Stoke.
It was the first victory for Canada over an opponent in the top 10 of the FIFA world rankings since a 1-0 win against England on April 5, 2019 in Manchester. Since then, Canada went 0-8-2 in games against top 10 teams. England is ranked No. 6 at the moment, two spots above Canada.
Here are my three major takeaways from the game.