Canadian star Alphonso Davies was despatched off Saturday in Bayern Munich’s 4-0 win over VfB Stuttgart.
The 20-year-old fullback from Edmonton was initially yellow-carded within the eleventh minute after catching Wataru Endo’s foot with a problem. A minute later, play was halted as Daniel Schlager went to the sideline to have one other take a look at the incident on a monitor.
Returning to the pitch, Schlager reached into his pocket and produced a pink.
The incident occurred off a Davies throw-in. The Canadian acquired the ball to Robert Lewandowski, who despatched it again with Endo in chase. Davies’ first contact was poor, and issues acquired worse when he lunged to retrieve the ball, catching Endo’s foot/ankle along with his studs.
Davies will miss Bayern’s top-of-the-table showdown with second-place RB Leipzig on April 3 when the Bundesliga resumes after the March worldwide break.
Davies is anticipated to get one other call-up for Canada subsequent week forward of World Cup qualifiers towards Bermuda and the Cayman Islands on March 25 and 28.
17 caps for Canada
The Bermuda recreation is formally a Canada residence recreation however shall be performed in Orlando, Fla., because of pandemic-related journey restrictions. The Cayman Islands shifted the second match to Bradenton, Fla., for a similar cause.
Davies has received 17 caps for Canada, with 5 objectives and 7 assists.
And he noticed pink in Canada’s 2-0 pleasant win over Jamaica in Toronto in September 2017.
Davies, then 16, was ejected within the seventy fifth minute for kicking out at Jamaica’s Damion Lowe after the 2 went down in a tangle within the nook at BMO Discipline. Lowe had seemingly precipitated the incident by shoving the Canadian.
Davies later apologized on social media.
Canada’s roster for CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying
Goalkeepers: Sebastian Breza, Bologna (Italy); Matthew Nogueira, CS Maritimo (Portugal); James Pantemis, CF Montreal (MLS).
Defenders: Zorhan Bassong, CF Montreal (MLS); Zachary Brault-Guillard, CF Montreal (MLS); Derek Cornelius, Vancouver Whitecaps (MLS); Marcus Godinho, FSV Zwickau (Germany); Thomas Meilleur-Giguere, Pacific FC (CPL); Callum Montgomery, Minnesota United FC (MLS).
Midfielders: Michael Baldisimo, Vancouver Whitecaps (MLS); Aidan Daniels, Oklahoma Metropolis Power FC (USL Championship); Lucas Dias, Sporting Lisbon (Portugal); Patrick Metcalfe, Vancouver Whitecaps (MLS); David Norman, Cavalry FC (CPL) Ryan Raposo, Vancouver Whitecaps (MLS).
Forwards: Theo Bair, Vancouver Whitecaps (MLS); Charles-Andreas Brym, Royal Excel Mouscron (Belgium); Tajon Buchanan, New England Revolution (MLS); Ballou Tabla, CF Montreal (MLS); Kris Twardek, Jagiellonia (Poland).