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Canada vs. Ireland highlights: Canada wins 2-1 to eliminate Ireland
FIFA Women's World Cup

Canada vs. Ireland highlights: Canada wins 2-1 to eliminate Ireland

Updated Jul. 26, 2023 10:25 a.m. ET

The 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup continued Wednesday (on FS1 and the FOX Sports app) with a matchup between Group B's Canada and Ireland at HBF Park in Australia.

In the end, Canada defeated the Girls in Green 2-1, eliminating Ireland from the knockout round. Ireland did have an early highlight moment when Katie McCabe hit an Olimpico to send Ireland up 1-0. 

Canada did not get on the board until first half stoppage time, when Julia Grosso sent a fastball that was deflected by Ireland's Megan Connolly, causing an own goal and tying the match 1-1.

After the half, Adriana Leon delivered Canada's second goal, sliding a ball past Ireland goalkeeper Courtney Brosnan.


Ireland was not able to rally back, handing Canada the top spot in Group B.

Check out the highlights!

Canada vs. Ireland Highlights | 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup

Check out the top moments and highlights between Canada and Ireland as they both compete in an important match of the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.

Canada 2, Ireland 1

53’: Lead change

Canada takes the lead after a sliding kick from Adriana Leon flies right past Brosnan.

49': Tied up

Canada tied it up in the fifth minute of stoppage time when Ireland's Megan Connolly deflected a ball into her own goal.

23': Quick hands

Jordyn Huitema tried to get Canada on the board, but Ireland goalkeeper Courtney Brosnan was too quick with the save.


For her first-ever FIFA Women's World Cup goal, Katie McCabe drilled a corner kick into the net to send Ireland up 1-0.


Sinclair starts on bench

Canada legend Christine Sinclair will start Wednesday's game vs. Ireland on the bench. Sinclair has started every game of her Women's World Cup career dating back to 2003.

Gorman in for Payne

Áine O’Gorman replaced Heather Payne who felt a tweak in her hamstring during the warm-up.

Check out the full Women's World Cup schedule and how to watch each match live here. Find the latest scores here.

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