Davies, Fleming named Canada Soccer’s gamers of the month

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Davies, Fleming named Canada Soccer's players of the month

Alphonso Davies and Jessie Fleming were named Canada Soccer’s October Player of the Month.

Alphonso Davies and Jessie Fleming were named Canada Soccer’s October Player of the Month.

Davies, who turned 21 on Tuesday, scored one goal in three games and added two assists as unbeaten Canada improved to 10 points in six games in the final round of FIFA World Cup qualifying.

He supported Jonathan Osorio’s equalizer against Mexico at the Estadio Azteca, scored the highlight reel winner against Panama in Toronto at BMO Field and received his record-breaking assist in the goal from Jonathan David, which led to the 4-1 win against Panama.

Davies also provided the corner kick for Canada’s 1-1 equalizer, an own goal by the Panama defender, at home in Toronto.

In Germany, Davies played in three league games and received an assist when FC Bayern claimed first place in the Bundesliga.

Fleming scored the first goal in the 5-1 win over New Zealand on October 23 in Ottawa as the women’s national team started their celebration tour to honor their gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

She was also part of building Canada’s fourth goal in the game and was honored for winning as Player of the Game.

Fleming was also part of building Canada’s only goal in the 1-0 win over New Zealand on October 26 in Montreal.

In the club game, Fleming played five games in three competitions in Chelsea and received a template in the 2-0 league win over Leicester City.

This report from The Canadian Press was first published on November 2, 2021.

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