Canada Beats El Salvador 3-0 In World Cup Qualifying

Canada's Lucas Cavallini, right, and El Salvador's Ronald Rodriguez go to ground as they battle for the ball during the second half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, in Toronto. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
Canada's Lucas Cavallini, right, and El Salvador's Ronald Rodriguez go to ground as they battle for the ball during the second half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, in Toronto. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
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TORONTO (AP) — Atiba Hutchinson and Jonathan David scored in the first 11 minutes and Tajon Buchanan added a second-half goal in Canada's 3-0 victory over El Salvador in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying Wednesday night.

Canada improved to 1-0-2. El Salvador dropped to 0-1-2.

The 38-year-old Hutchinson opened the scoring in the sixth minute, cutting to the near post and beating several defenders to knock it in. Hutchinson earned his 88th international cap, one behind Julian de Guzman’s team record.

David struck on a header in the 11th, his 16th goal in 19 games for Canada.