Major League Soccer

Altidore lifts US over Canada 1-0

(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

CARSON, Calif. (AP) With only minutes to spare, Jozy Altidore made sure the United States left its year-opening training camp with an encouraging result.

Altidore scored on a header in the 89th minute, and the Americans beat Canada 1-0 in an exhibition on Friday night.

Altidore converted a long crossing pass from substitute Ethan Finlay on the left flank, splitting defenders Samuel Adekugbe and Doneil Henry for his second goal in two exhibitions at the start of a busy year for the Americans.

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