It’s finish! Canada defeats Mexico for the first time.
Again the goalkeeper! Córdova does not finish well and the keeper prevents another equalizer.
Goalkeeper! Borjen saves the ball on the line and avoids the equalizer.
Goal, goal, goal for Mexico! After Corona’s cross, Herrera appeared inside to lead the ball into the back of the net.
Gallardo’s cross is cut by goalkeeper Borjan.
Mexico seeks to generate danger in search of the first, but fails to reach it dangerously.
A dangerous shot from Jiménez, but the ball ended up going over the goal.
Change of Mexico. Andrés Guarded replaces Edson lvarez.
Canada is changing. Cyle Laryn is replaced by Jonathan David.
Alvarado crosses, but Laryn ends up deflecting the ball.
Gallardo center, but Alvarado fails to make the right contact.
Mexico is making a replacement. Sebastián Córdova is replaced by Orbelin Pineda.
Alvarado’s cross is led by Alvarado, but the ball ends up in the hands of the goalkeeper.
Goal, goal, goal for Canada! Laryn finishes the free kick and increases the lead.
The second half begins in Edmonton.
Mexico is changing. Roberto Alvarado and Jesús Corona are replaced by Hirving Lozano and Julio Domínguez.
First half ends, Canada wins by the margin
Goal, goal, goal for Canada! Ochoa saves a shot, but the ball drifts and Larin smashes it to open the scoring.
Mexico is looking for the first one, but it is not able to define it correctly.
Change of Canada. Steven Vitória replaces Doneil Henry.
Buchanan arrived in danger, but Ochoa made a big save to prevent Canada from shooting.
Close to Mexico! Jorge Sanchez sent a cross but home defense prevented him from creating danger and a good opportunity was missed.
Dangerous center from Gallardo, but the ball ends up in Borjan’s hands.
Good Ochoa save, preventing Canada’s offensive from shooting on goal.
A filtered bullet is sent to Lozano, but the latter fails to do so.
Mexico and Canada try, but neither succeeds in reaching and generating danger in the opposing zone.
The match started off quite difficult for both teams, and they failed to generate any danger.
Canada-Mexico game begins
Hutchinson, Borjan, Johnston, Adekugbe, Miller, Eustáquio, Buchanan, Hnery, Larin, Davies, Laryea
G. Ochoa; J. Gallardo, N. Araujo, J. Vásquez, J. Domínguez, J. Sánchez; E. lvarez, H. Herrera; O. Pineda, H. Lozano, R. Jiménez
Both teams will look to pre-match practice and warm up to prepare for today’s FIFA matchday’s final match.
The Canadians, led by John Herdman, are also already in Edmonton and will look to take advantage of the weather to beat the Mexicans.
Mexico is already present in the Commonwealth; Martino’s team will seek a return to victory against Canada.
Orbelín Pineda is the one to which the Canadian saga must pay particular attention. The midfielder is the best player on the pitch in terms of ball distribution and has four goals to his name.
There were 13 games between these teams, 9 wins for Mexico and 4 draws; Canada has never been victorious.
John Herdman spoke about the weather conditions: “I think the pitch has been a challenge for both games, but it won’t matter when we face Mexico because it will be a war, they come with everything, both teams want to finish first in the group at the end of the year, it’s the CONCACAF championship and it’s historically the best team and it’s a great opportunity for our team, for our country to grow stronger and ‘to affirm “.
Welcome to the coverage of the match between Mexico and Canada corresponding to the eighth day of this final tournament. We will soon share with you the confirmed rosters, as well as the most relevant information on this match.
The duel between Canada and Mexico will have an additional ingredient that will make the game more difficult for the Mexicans; temperature will be a key factor, as very low temperatures are expected, in addition to snow.
John Herdman spoke ahead of this game: “The United States has shown us the way, they have three wins in a row against Mexico, that kind of players and that kind of mentality did a great job. The American coach and I talked about our work and we learned from it. We have a wounded warrior, they will come and challenge us with the best of them, but we are ready for this fight ”.
Rear center Hector Moreno could not be available for this game. Despite having trained in double sessions to recover, the Monterrey player ended up being absent for this match.
In a few moments we will share with you the starting XI for Canada vs Mexico live, as well as the latest information from Commonwealth Stadium. Stay tuned for live, real-time online coverage of the match on VAVEL.
The Canada vs Mexico game will be played at Commonwealth Stadium, located in Edmonton, Canada. The stadium has a capacity of 60,081 people.
My name is Lore Solórzano and I will be your host for this match. We’ll provide you with pre-match analysis, score updates and live news here on VAVEL.