Canada’s World Cup campaign ended in the round-of-16 Monday with a disappointing 1-0 loss to Sweden that saw the Canadians miss a chance to tie the game from the penalty spot.
Fifth-ranked Canada, which came to the tournament with hopes of going far deeper, could not break down the ninth-ranked Swedes as its offence lacked clinical finishing again.
The tournament lasted just four games for the Canadian women, with two losses to lower-ranked sides.
Nell Davidson of The Canadian Press is in Paris and will have a full report while our soccer columnist Jerrad Peters offers his insight as well.
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