HomeSoccerJade Rose pushes forward in Canada comeback against Australia

Jade Rose pushes forward in Canada comeback against Australia

There was more than just one excellent moment when Jade Rose played Australia on Tuesday, but it was that big moment in the second half that paved the way for Canada’s come-from-behind 2:1 away victory in Sydney. Shortly after the hour mark with both sides tied 1-1, the teenaged centre back collected the ball in her own end, raced forward with half a dozen touches, and played a perfect through ball that sent Adriana Leon in for the winner.

Leon made no mistake with her left-footed shot or her celebration, helping to congratulate the young Rose who earned his first assist in just her third international “A” appearance.

The veteran Leon scored both Canada goals in the victory (and in fact all three in the series), but it was Rose at the back that stood out as a formidable force helping to shut down Australian star striker Sam Kerr for most of the…


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