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Canada earns draw with Austria at FIFA U-17 World Cup

Canada held on for a 2-2 draw against Austria on Saturday at the under-17 World Cup of soccer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Canucks play Iran next on Tuesday

Canada held on for a 2-2 draw against Austria on Saturday at the under-17 World Cup of soccer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Toronto's Elias Roubos scored on a penalty kick in the 58th minute to give the Canadians a 2-1 lead. Jordan Hamilton, also from Toronto, had scored five minutes earlier to tie the game 1-1.

Sascha Horvath gave Austria a 1-0 advantage after 28 minutes of play. Nikola Zivotic scored at the 61st minute for the final 2-2 score.

The Austrians had eight shots on target compared to Canada's five. Both teams were fairly even on possession, with Austria holding a 52-48 advantage.

Canada plays Iran on Tuesday and will have its final group match against Argentina on Friday.

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