Mexico 3-1 Canada: El Tri gets its second straight Gold Cup win
Final Time | Mexico 3-1 Canada, Gold Cup
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GAME OVER! Mexico earns its second win in the tournament to take the first place of Group A
Three more minutes are added to the game!
Davies again with a chance on goal, but his attempt is cleared by the Mexican defense
This last minutes of the game are being played in Mexico's side of the field
Mark-Anthony Kaye picked up a yellow card for the hard foul on Rodríguez
Canada wants to score again and keeps pressuring Mexico up front!
Delay is over, game back on, Rodríguez left the field Mexico playing with 10
Rodriguez got hurt and is down, the medical staff gets into the field to check on him
Canada pressuring again up front at Mexico's side, and the game is getting hot!
GOOOOAAAAAL GUARDADO!!!! What a game by Antuna who clears his path completely to later assist Andres who just nets the ball!
Canada test Ochoa again, but the shot goes to the side of the Mexican box
Mexico - In goes Rodríguez for Jona dos Santos
The game is wide open now, with Mexico controlling the ball and the action of the game
Mexico - In goes Luis Montes for Alvarado
Davies just gave the ball back to Mexico in a great chance for Canada, what a miss
Osorio got into the field with one purpose, to score, and he just had a great chance on goal but his attempt goes over Ochoa's net
Canada has moved all the way into the front pressuring Mexico
Canada with the ball looks for a chance, but the ref interferes in the Maple leaf play
Canada - double move In goes Osorio and Arfield for Tiebet and Johnson
BORJAAAAN !!! The Canadian goalie just stole the third one for Mexico, what a save!
Mexico looks more comfortable on the field and starts getting more shots on goal
Canada starts to feel the presure and is looking desperately to score to close the gap with Mexico
Canada - In goes Jonathan David for Larin
GOOOOOOOOOAAAAAL GUARDADO!!!! Mexico starts the play from behind and Andres with the outside strike scored a GO-LA-ZO!
DAAAARN!!! Davies found a clearing from the wings and shots, though he didn't gave the ball the right direction and Canada misses the tie
Canada is slowly going back to old habits as Mexico pushed them backwards into their side of the field
We're having a back and forth rhythm so far in this half, as Canada looks to score and Mexico to increase the lead
Mexico is taking advantage of the open game from Canada and is pressuring harder up front!
Canada looks more offensive this time with long shots looking for Cavallini
El Tri just like in the first half is pressuring canada up front, though this time, the Reds are not as defensive as before
There were no moves for the start of this half
The ball is rolling and the second half is a go!
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Whistle, the first half ends with a Mexican counter attack lead by Jimenez and Antuna but their attempt is stopped by Borjan!
Antuna with the outside strike, but his side goes by the right side of Borjan box!
Canada starts the collective play and looking for the long shots to score before the end of the first half
Canada wins a free kick in the offensive half but the attempt is cleared by the defense, however the Reds win a new free kick
CLOSEEE !!! Canada with a clearing surprises Ochoa but the Mexican goalie stops the attempt !!
Mexico looking confident after that goal and wants to score again
Delay over, game back on!
Cornelius is down and his nose is bleeding the medical staff goes into the field to check on him
Mexico - In goes Guardado for injured Gutierrez
Canada is taking advantage of Mexico playing with 10 and is pressuring up front
Erick Gutierrez is down and in a lot of pain he is leaving the field injured
Canada is trying to surprise Mexico and Ochoa, while El Tri keeps pressuring up front
Mexico strikes again at Canada's net but the Mexican side isn't able to find the back of Borjan box!
Mexico with a nice shot on goal from Jona but his attempt goes over the Canadian box!
Jimenez losses the ball and Davies takes it to make a run to Ochoa's net but the Mexican defense stops the attempt
Teibert with a foul on Antuna and Mexico wins a free kick in the offensive half
Canada keeps their defensive style, but the Maple leaf squad is gaining control while El Tri gets desperate
Both squads are starting to speed up the game with a back and forth rhythm with Mexico controlling more the ball
Alphonso Davies with a great chance on goal, but Alvarez with a cross recovers the ball and also gets a fault that could've seen a card
Mexico is starting to break the lock and is pressuring up front looking more confident in the field
Davies slips and Mexico recovers the ball, pressuring hard with Antuna and Jimenez who strikes but his shot goes wide over the Canadian box
Canada playing backwards with Borjan trying to go front through the collective play
Canada starts taking the ball and aproaches Mexico's side of the field
The Reds attempt is played short and it ends in nothing...
Canada with their first chance in the game form the right corner!
Mexico still in possession keeps looking to find a space between the lines
New Corner for Mexico, but the attempt is missed
Corner! Mexico with a new chance, but the attempt is not well done and the ball is missed
Canada with the long shot, but Cavallini was caught offside!
Mexico is not rushing the offensive attack and Canada is waiting on them
Canada is holding on the Mexican pressure, while El Tri is looking to open a space
The attempt is cleared by the Maple Leaf defense, but Mexico recovers the ball quickly!
The Mexican team with the first chance of the game from the corner!
Mexico is slowly getting into Canada's field from the sides
El Tri with the first moves of the game trying to reach Canada's side of the field
Off we go in Denver! Mexico get us underway!
Both teams huddle together for the last time. Pep talks done and we are ready for action.
Now its turn for the Canadian national anthem
The Mexican national anthem starts.
Teams are in the tunnel and they make their way onto the field
AS to follow, Alphonso Davies: The Bayern Munich player is living proof of Canada's football evolution, his speed and technique took him to Germany a year ago, but now he's here to help Canada reach its ultimate goal, first by taking on the Mexicans.
The 'Maple Leaf' squad doesn't seem to have any complications to get their next round ticket, but the up north team won't settle for just that, and tonight they want to show they're better than Mexico by getting the top spot of the group.
AS to follow, Uriel Antuna: The LA Galaxy winger has emerged as the new star of the Mexican team as he shone in Mexico's debut against Cuba by scoring a hat-trick, undoubtedly all eyes will be on him in the match against Canada.
The Mexican national team arrived at this Gold Cup edition with an endless number of absences, but new names have stepped up in the tournament showing they're still favorites to win the CONCACAF competition.
Both squads have had convincing performances in their tournament debut as both win their opening games.
Mexico and Canada are playing a game that will surely define the Group A leader when both teams clash this Wednesday night from Sports Authority Field, at Mile High in Denver, Colorado.
Welcome to the play by play of Mexico vs Canada, Gold Cup Group A match to be played this Wednesday, 19 June 2019 at Sports Authority Field in Denver, Colorado.