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Mexico 2-1 Canada: summary, score, goal, highlights | 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup Semi-final.

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Mexico 2-1 Canada: summary, score, goal, highlights | 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup Semi-final.

Live Updates | Mexico vs Canada, 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup Semi-final

We will be back on Sunday. Thanks for watching the minute-by-minute with AS.com. 

The game has ended with Mexico defeating Canada 2-1. Hector Herrera gave El Tri the winning goal to book their ticket to the final of the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup. The Mexico national team will face the USMNT in the final in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday.


Talavera was fouled as he was coming out the box and the referee has called a foul in favor of Mexico. The game could end after this.


Corner kick for Canada.

Hector Herrera scores his ninth international goal and the most important one of his career.


Tempers are rising as more shoving and pushing amongst both teams and more time wiill be added to stoppage time. 

GOOL! GOAL! GOLAZO! Mexico takes the late lead! Rodolfo Pizarro puts the ball inside the box and Hector Herrera one-time hits it to find the back of the net! Mexico is going to the final!

Due to this injury pause, some more stoppage time will be added.

90 + 6

Johnston goes down after a hit on the head and the medical staff has to come in to check on him.

90 +5

Two minutes left of stoppage time.

90 + 3

Rodolfo Pizarro headers the ball after a second attempt from the corner kick and an amazing save from the goalkeeper from Canada! WOW!

90 + 2

Corner kick for Mexico


Seven minutes added of stoppage time.


The game has stopped because of the homophobic chants from the Mexican fans. 


WOW! What a miss from Rogelio Funes Mori! The Mexican striker jumps backwards to header the ball and the ball couldn't find the frame!

Jesús Gallardo is booked! This is the fifth yellow card of the game.

Both teams make substitutions!
For Canada: Mark-Anthony Kayes comes out and he is replaced by Liam Fraser.

For Mexico: Orbelín Pineda comes out and he is replaced by Rodolfo Pizarro.


Canada start to knock on the door! Audacious take by Corbeanu. The Canada player tried to bend the ball to the far post, but Talavera was able to clear the danger away with an amazinig save.


Hoilett takes the free kick and puts it inside the 18. Buchanan was able to separate from Hector Moreno, but his header went wide.


Mexico plays the short free kick and Corona puts the ball inside the 18 looking for Rogelio Funes Mori, but Canada was alert and cleared the danger. 


So many changes in this game. Mexico missed the penalty and Canada has been very offensive in search of the lead since thenn.

Canada goes to the ben for the first time tonight. Akindele comes out and he is replaced by Theo Corbeanu.

Erick Gutierrez is booked.


WOW! WOW! WOW! Crépeau blocks Carlos Salcedo penalty! The game remains 1-1.

It is confirmed! Mexico is awarded a second penalty kick after the referee checked the foul and indeed it was inside the box.

Mexico could be awarded another penalty, because Kaye tackled Herrera inside the box.

First substitution for Mexico. Jona dos Santos comes out and he is replaced by Erick Gutierrez.

GOL! GOAL! GOLAZO! Canada scores the equalizer! TAJON BUCHANAN! Tajon comes flying in from the wing, puts a low shot through a defender's legs and into the far corner of the net!


Buchanan showing his quality on the ball wide left, having stepped up the pitch. Foul Jjust outside the 18 to Talavera's right.


Buchanan showing his quality on the ball wide left, having stepped up the pitch. Foul juuuust outside the 18 to Talavera's right.


Corner for Canada. Eustaquio swings in to Akindele, bounces around the box. Away for Mexico. Yellow card to Buchanan for stopping play with a foul.


Buchanan in on goal, gets the shot off, low. Blocked.

Tajon Buchanan picks up a yellow card.


No changes for John Herdman to start the second half.


The second half has started at the NRG Stadium.

The first half has ended! This game has had fouls, controversy, goals and yellow cards We will be back for the second half. 

45 + 5

Osorio shows patience on the ball at midfield, twits and turns to find space.

This is Pineda's third goal in this gold cup! Mexico takes the 1-0 lead against Canada and six minutes added of stoppage time.

GOAL! GOL! GOLAZO! Orbelín Pineda gives Mexico the lead before the break! 

Doneil Henry gets booked after the tackle against Corona inside the box.

The referee is giving the penalty and a yellow card to Henry!!!

The referee is checking a tackle against Corona inside the box. 


After the referee didn't call a penalty in favor of Mexico, Álvarez tackles a player from Canada from behind and they start pushing and shoving each other. The game is very tense. 


Mexico wants to continue to build on the flights, that is were they have been succesful inn this campaign.


Miller gets forward, almost to the goal line. Canada having a hard time playing through into the box, Miller takes matters into his own hands.


Hoilett goes down after a tackle against Jona dos Santos and the medical staff has entered the field.


A close game so far as we approach the break.


Mexico is knocking on the door! Funes Mori tried to chip the ball from the distance, but the goalkeeper from Canada was alert and able to block it.


Herrera's was looking for Rogelio Funes Mori in the far post, but the Mexican striker arrived late and the ball got lost.


This is what Mexico needs! Jesús Gallard got all the way in Canada's eighteen and he attempted to chip the ball, but it was blocked by the defender. 

Hoilett makes a cross from outside the box looking for Osorio, but Talavera comes out to stop the opportunity.


Carlos Salcedo fouls Hoilett in the midfield as Canada attempeted to build a counter attack.


OH NO! WOW! Henry again with the clearing ball, to Hoilett, over the top to Akindele who lays off to Eustaquio, just over. Best chance for Canada thus far.


Rogelio Funes Mori volleys the ball inside the box, but it was blocked by a defender from Canada! What a chance for the Mexico national team.


The medical staff comes in to check on Laryea, but it seems that the Canadian defender will be able to continue after his attempt on goal.


Talavera came out big! The goalkeeper from Mexico was able to block the pass from Laryea who entered the box and was looking for a diagonal pass inside the sixth. 


First chance for Mexico! Hector Herrera with a shot from outside the box, but the goalkeeper from Canada was able to control the ball.


Laryea tackles 'Tecatito' Corona and players from Mexico and Canada get in an argument, but the referee was able to stop the pushing and shoving between them.


Scoreless at the sixth minute!


Rogelio Funes Mori headers the ball after the free kick from Corona, but striker from Mexico lacked power and the goalkeeper from Canada was able to control it.


Free kick for Mexico and Jesús Corona will take it from distance.

AND AWAY WE GO! The game between Mexico and Canadas has started at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.

Zardes scored the only goal of the game to give the USMNT the ticket to the final!

The second final for the USMNT this summer after defeating Mexico 3-2 in the CONCACAF Nations League final last month.

The winner between Mexico and Canada will face the United States men's national team on Sunday for the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup campaign.

‘Chicharito’ Hernández to miss his sixth consecutive MLS game due to injury


‘Chicharito’ Hernández to miss his sixth consecutive MLS game due to injury

Life without Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernández has not been easy for the Los Angeles Galaxy since he suffered a calf injury on 23 June. The team with the most league titles (five) has a record of W1-D1-L3 without the Mexican international. ‘Chicharito’ has scored 10 goals in 10 Major League Soccer games, but he has not been able to help his team on the pitch in the last five games.

Surprise in the starting XI for the Mexico national team! Jonathan dos Santos will play against Canada even though it was confirmed that his dad has lost his life due to covid-19.

The starting XI of Canada for the semi-final match against the Mexico national team.


The father of Giovani and Jonathan Dos Santos he lost his life at 59 years old. According to sources from AS USA he died of covid-19. “Zizinho” arrived at Eagles mid-1980-81 season, played the first round of 81-82 and left the institution on loan. His second stage with him America it happened in the season 83-84. He was in the lineup on a regular basis until he raised the qualification.

The Mexico national team has arrived to the NRG Stadium ahead of the semi-final match against Canada.

Rogelio Funes Mori eases Mexico past Honduras and into the semi-finals


Rogelio Funes Mori eases Mexico past Honduras and into the semi-finals

Mexico demonstrated why they are the favourites to win the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup after a 3-0 win against Honduras in Glendale, Arizona. Rogelio Funes Mori sparked the win with a powerful header after Luis Rodríguez’s cross to score the game opener for El Tri.

Preview Canada vs Mexico, Concacaf Gold Cup

With Mexico one of the superpowers in Concacaf and a perennial contender for the Gold Cup, Canada are underdogs going into the clash in Houston.

El Tri are favourites, however Canada player Kamal Miller says his team have a game plan.

Hello and welcome to Mexico against Canada, Concacaf Gold Cup Semifinal that will be played Thursday July 29th at NRG Stadium, at Houston, Texas.