Venezuela vs Canada Player Ratings

Venezuela 1-1 (4-5 on Pens.) Canada: Player Ratings as The Reds Reach Semis After Shootout Victory

Canada reached the semi-finals of the 2024 Copa America after dispatching Venezuela 5-4 on penalties following a 1-1 draw between them in normal time. Jacob Schaffelburg put the Maple Leaves in front after only 13 minutes into the kick-off, before Salomon Rondon pulled La Vinotinto level after the hour mark.

With neither side able to find the winner, the match went into penalty shootouts, where five penalties were missed, three for Venezuela, as Ismael Kone scored his in the sudden death to send Canada through. It’s now a rematch with defending champions Argentina for them in the last four, with revenge in mind for their 2-0 loss in the group stages.

Venezuela National Football Team Player Ratings vs Canada

Goalkeeper

Rafael Romo
Rafael Romo (Getty Images)

Rafael Romo – 6.5/10: Made three saves to keep Canada from extending their lead

Defenders

Yordan Osorio
Yordan Osorio (Getty Images)

Jon Aramburu – 9.5/10: A brilliant, all-round performance coming up big in defending, regaining possession, and attack; assisted Rondon for the equalizer too

Nahuel Ferraresi – 7/10: Combined positional awareness with physical strength to turn in a stoic display in defense

Yordan Osorio – 7.5/10: Read the game excellently and was strong in the air

Miguel Navarro – 6/10: His forward runs didn’t yield much and was too sloppy on the ball too

Midfielders

Yangel Herrera
Yangel Herrera (Getty Images)

Cristian Casseres Jr. – 6/10: Struggled to cope with Canada’s pressure

Eduard Bello – 6.5/10: Made several crosses but many of them lacked accuracy

Jose Martinez – 7/10: Fought hard for possession and came on top for most of his duels

Yangel Herrera – 6.5/10: Energetic, mobile and industrious, but lacked composure in possession sometimes; missed his kick in the shootouts

Yeferson Soteldo – 8.5/10: Venezuela’s chief creator on the day with four key passes and 11 crosses

Forwards

Salomon Rondon
Salomon Rondon (Getty Images)

Salomon Rondon – 8/10: Brought the Vinotinto level after the hour mark with his record-extending 45th international strike; scored in the shootouts too

Substitutes

Jhonder Cadiz – 6.5/10

Jefferson Savarino – 5/10

Matias Lacava – N.A

Wilker Angel – 7/10

Tomas Rincon – 7/10

Manager

Fernando Batista – 6.5/10

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Canada National Football Team Player Ratings vs Venezuela

Goalkeeper


Maxime Crepeau
Maxime Crepeau (Getty Images)

Maxime Crepeau – 6.5/10: Wasn’t tested much in the first half but got beaten by Rondon after the hour mark

Defenders

Alphonso Davies
Alphonso Davies (Getty Images)

Alistair Johnston – 8/10: Times his tackles to perfection and displayed his precocious ball-winning capability

Moise Bombito – 7.5/10: Made seven clearances and one interception; scored in the shootouts too

Derek Cornelius – 7.5/10: Made a game-high of 10 clearances to display terrific vision

Alphonso Davies – 7.5/10: Solid at tackling and helping create chances, and kept Canada alive in the shootouts by burying his penalty

Midfielders

Jonathan Osorio
Jonathan Osorio (Getty Images)

Jonathan Osorio – 6.5/10: Competed well with Venezuelan players in midfield and even attempted a shot at goal

Stephen Eustaquio – 5/10: Too sloppy on the ball and sometimes even lacked pace; to make it worse, missed his chance in the shootouts too

Forwards

Jonathan David
Jonathan David (Getty Images)

Richie Laryea – 6/10: Limited attacking contribution from the winger

Jonathan David – 7/10: Missed a good chance after failing to connect with an inviting cross from David; had one attempt saved too but redeemed himself by scoring the shootouts

Jacob Shaffelburg – 8/10: Sloppy in possession but took his chance well to put Canada in front in the 13th minute

Cyle Larin – 6.5/10: Narrowly missed the target in the eighth minute, which was about as close as he got to scoring in the game

Substitutes

Liam Miller – 5/10

Ali Ahmed – 5/10

Tani Oluwaseyi – 5/10

Ismael Kone – 7/10

Manager

Jesse Marsch – 7/10

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