Canada and USA played out a goalless draw on Tuesday in an international friendly designed as a preparation match for the Americans ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ qualifying.

USA stretched their unbeaten streak against the Canadians to 16 matches, the Americans winning eight and drawing eight, and it leads the all-time rivalry 13-8 with 11 drawn. Canada last defeated USA in 1985.

The teams also played out a goalless draw last year at Toronto.

USA will open a six-team, round-robin CONCACAF qualifying tournament in Honduras on 6 February.

Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama and Jamaica are also chasing one of three berths on offer with the fourth-place team facing the Oceania winner for another spot in Brazil next year.