The Canadian national team hammered Dominica 4-0 in the second leg in Toronto of round two of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying. Goals were scored by Orlando City striker Cyle Larin, FC Dallas striker Tesho Akindele and Tosaint Ricketts, who added the last two for Les Rouges.
Dominica had a large hill to climb as they dropped the first leg at home 2-0 on June 11th. Canada came out very strongly in the return leg with Larin's goal in the 5th minute and didn't look back. Canada advances 6-0 on aggregate.
New York Red Bulls defenseman Karl Ouimette did not play in the second leg, but at least he got rest before RBNY's league match with the Vancouver Whitecaps on June 20th.
By beating Dominica, Canada advance into the third round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying. They will join the other nine winners of this round, plus Haiti and Jamaica. The draw for the third round will take place on July 25th. The six pairings will play a home-and-home series between August 31st and September 8th.
During that time period, Ouimette (assuming he'll be called back), will therefore likely miss the August 30th match against D.C. United and possibly the September 11th game against the Chicago Fire, if Jesse Marsch were to rest him. Those matches could also spell trouble for RBNY as Kemar Lawrence and Andrew Jean-Baptiste may get called to Jamaica and Haiti during that time period as well.