[Fifa.com] - When Christine Sinclair and Melissa Tancredi are on song, any defence in the world would have a hard time coping with them. And after the strike duo turned on the style at the Women's Olympic Football Tournament in Coventry on Saturday, the relief
[SuperSport (blog)] - Poor defence by the South Africans saw Melissa Tancredi score her second goal of the tournament, from a Diana Matheson cross, in the seventh minute. Banyana keeper Thokozile Mndaweni was forced to make a number of early saves as Matheson, Rhian
[FOXSports.com] - Christine Sinclair scored twice in the second half Saturday to help give Canada a 3-0 win over South Africa in the women's Olympic football tournament. Sinclair netted in the 58th and 86th minutes at the City of Coventry Stadium after Melissa Tancredi
[BBC Sport] - Canada came from behind to draw 2-2 with Sweden and book their spot in the quarter-finals alongside their opponents and Japan. Sweden, who finished top of Group F, led 2-0 early on but Melissa Tancredi scored twice as Canada went through as one of
[YorkRegion.com] - Canada forward Melissa Tancredi jumps into the arms of Christine Sinclair (12) to celebrate her second goal of the game during second half women's soccer action against Sweden at the Olympic Games in London on Tuesday July 31, Canada
[Daily Star] - The first chance was Canada's but Filigno fi red straight at keeper Karen Bardsley after Melissa Tancredi had set her up. Filigno made no mistake with her next chance though, ramming home a 12thminute corner after Sophie Bradley failed to cut out
[The Guardian] - The tournament top scorer Melissa Tancredi briefly threatened to add to her tally of four goals after an hour but ended up shooting weakly at Bardsley, before the evening's moment of controversy arrived nine minutes from the end, when Eniola Aluko was
[Examiner.com] - Scott, Schmidt, Diana Matheson, Sinclair, Melissa Tancredi and Filigno made up the midfield and attack. In the second half, coach John Herdman replaced Foligno with Kaylyn Kyle (61'), Schmidt with Kelly Parker (78') and Sinclair with Brittany Timko (88').
[Hamilton Spectator] - Wish I could go, the way Ancaster's Melissa Tancredi has been knocking in the goals, and with Burlington's Melanie Booth elevated from “alternate” status to active roster status. That can happen only in case of injury. Soccer is allowed to bring their
[Yahoo! Canada Sports (blog)] - Melissa Tancredi's had a spectacular tournament thus far, leading the competition with four goals, and superstar Christine Sinclair is excelling both at scoring (she has two goals) and setting up Tancredi. The emergence of Tancredi as a scoring threat
[Toronto Sun] - They generally get a positive result whenever their two star forwards, Thunder and Lightning, Christine Sinclair and Melissa Tancredi, strike. Fortunately, there have been plenty of thunder and lightning strikes for Canada at these Olympic Games, with
[Yahoo! Sports] - Related. Britain's Eniola Aluko, left, battles for the ball against Canada's Melissa Tancredi during their Enlarge Photo. Britain's Eniola Aluko, left, battles for the ball against Canada's Melissa Tancredi … Canadian players celebrate after defeating
[Yahoo! Canada Sports (blog)] - Melissa Tancredi has four goals in three games for Canada. Can Captain Canada and the Tank beat The Brits and a hostile crowd? I don't know. But I do know it's on TSN at 2:30 pm ET. Athletics will start to take over the Olympic Games. We'll finally get
[Sportinglife.com] Melissa Tancredi grabs a headed goal from close in. Canada Ladies 2-2 Sweden Ladies.The assist for the goal came from Christine Sinclair Melissa Tancredi is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by
[Oye! Times] - Melissa Tancredi's second goal of the game coming in the last 10 minutes capped a two-goal comeback as Canada came away from Newcastle with a 2:2 draw with Sweden at St. James' Park. The 31 July result means Canada is through to the quarter-final
[Sports Mole] - However, a brace from the superb Melissa Tancredi, both of which were provided by the equally impressive Sinclair, levelled the match for Canada, who advance as one of the best third-placed teams A result that will satisfy both teams at St James
[Oye! Times] - Melissa Tancredi played hero for the Canadians scoring goals in the 43rd and 84th minutes. The Maple Leafs opened the tournament Wednesday with a 2-1 loss to world champion Japan; Tancredi scored the lone goal (55'). Three days later, the North
[Waking The Red (blog)] - Meanwhile, Melissa Tancredi is having the tournament of her life -- with four goals, she is currently the tournaments leading scorer. And that is exactly what we will need: As the powerhouse Brazilians have already learned, when it's on, the British
[The Province (blog)] - Melissa Tancredi had Canada's other goal. Sinclair's goals were the 138th and 139th of her career. Herdman may have to stitch together a back line after Robyn Gayle left the game with a hamstring injury. Canada was already without injured defenders
[Sports Mole] - The chances continued to come late in the half for Sweden, with Kosovare Asllani firing wide, but it was Canada who got back into the match when Melissa Tancredi struck from close range. Tancredi so nearly levelled after 48 minutes, but Hedvig Lindahl
[Columbia Daily Tribune] - Melissa Tancredi pulled one back from close range for Canada in the 55th, but Japan controlled play for most of the game and held on for the victory. Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published
[Coventry Observer] - A quick counter attack resulted in Melissa Tancredi turning her marker inside the area before hitting a low shot which was gathered at the second attempt by Karen Bardsley. The crowd were playing their part, doing all they could to encourage their
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She has a poor-woman's Melissa Tancredi to her: get forward, slam the ball home, and damn the consequences. If she's less adept at holding the ball up and making plays than Tancredi she's probably a better pure finisher.
Melissa Tancredi's insertion into the match at halftime gave Canada an attacking pizzazz it desperately lacked in the opening 45 minutes. Tancredi finished a feed from Christine Sinclair in the 57th minute to give Canada an ...