Canada 2-1 Mexico: scores, stats and updates | 2022 World Cup Qualifiers
Cyle Larin scored a brace to give Canada the win
What a performance from Cyle Larin who scored a brace at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton to give Canada the 2-1 win against the Mexico national team. With this result the Canada national team is in first place of the round-robin tournament with 16 points. Thanks for watching the minute by minute with AS.com.
Nestor Araujo gets booked! and the game is over.
Sebastian Cordova attempts a half volley inside the box, but his shoot was weak and Milan was able to save it.
Goal line clearance from Borjan Milan! Incredible what the goalkeeper from Canada just saved! The header from the player from Mexico was going to find the back of the net but Milan made quite a save.
GOL! GOLAZO! GOAL! Mexico scored the first one for the Mexican national team! Jesus Corona makes a cross from the right flank and what a great header from Hector Herrera to find the back of the net.
Another substitution for Canada. Alphonso Davies comes out and Osorio comes in.
Jesus Gallardo makes a cross from the left side looking for Raul Jimenez, but Borjan anticipated the ball.
Raul Jimenez makes a shot from outside the box, but the ball goes over the cross bar.
Another substitution for Mexico. Edson Álvarez comes out and Andrés Guardado enters the game.
Alphonso Davies runs down the left flank and makes the cross looking for Tajon Buchanan, but Nestor Araujo was able to clear the danger away.
Raul Jimenez takes the shot with his right foot with a tight angle, but the ball went wide! Mexico is looking for the first one of the night.
Mexico answers back! 'Tecatito' Corona makes a cross from the right side and Robert Alvarado flicks the ball, but Borjan was able to maneuver and control it. A clear chance for the visiting side.
Eustáquio takes the free kick and Cyle Larin anticipates everyone and taps the ball with his right foot to find the back of the net! The second one of the night for the striker. Canada is up 2-0.
Alistair Johnston again gets in on the high press, creates an opportunity for Tajon Buchanan.
The second half just started at Commonwealth Stadium Edmonton.
CYLE LARIN buries a rebound to pull ahead right before the half!
What a great solo play by Tajon Buchanan down the left flank, he enters the box and attempts a right foot shot, but Joohan Vazquez was able to block it.
Raul Jimenez attempts a through ball to Hirving Lozano, but Borjan anticipates it and clears the danger.
A total of 17 fouls have been committed between both teams. A very sloppy game and there has been no clear opportunity to score the opener.
Yellow card to the head coach from Canada John Herdman and to the Mexican boss Gerardo Martino for arguing with the referee.
The goalkeeper from Canada Milan Borjan goes down and the medical staff has entered the field. After checking up on him iit seems that he will be anle to continue.
Jesus Gallardo was able to make a great run down the left flank, but his cross was anticipated by Borjan, the GK from Canada.
Larin fouled on a through ball. Free kick coming in Mexican half.
Cyle Larin receives the ball inside the box and he was able to make a right foot shot, but it was easily controlled by Guillermo Ochoa.
Corner kick for Canada and Memo Ochoa was able to punch the ball away to clear the danger.
Both teams are having a hard time controlling the ball with the conditions of the field due to the cold weather.
Hirving Lozano picks up a yellow card and he will miss the next game against Jamaica iin the qualifiers.
Doneil Henry gets booked after three consecutive fouls.
Cross by Edson Álvarez but that goes out of bounds!
Choppy start of the game so far and Canada making a lot of fouls in the first few minutes.
Strong tackle from Henry against Hirving Lozano! He was not booked, but the Mexican winger received a strong shoulder to the face.
And away we go! The game has started between Canada and Mexico.
Let it snow!
On Tuesday, Edmontonians woke up to near whiteout conditions, as a winter storm blanketed the city in 20 centimetres of snow and temperatures dropped to -7 C. This is pretty normal for the locals, but not for the Mexican national team that are used to playing in high altitude and iin warm weather.
With almost exactly a year to go until the World Cup kicks off in Qatar on 21 November 2022, 11 of the 32 countries who’ll be at the tournament's first ever wintertime finals have now been confirmed.
Mexico could take the first place if they beat Canada tonight because of the 1-1 draw between the USMNT and Jamaica.
It's been gritty!
If you're just joining us, it could be argued that you missed a small war. While the game was not full of highlight moments, it was in fact a display of grit and discipline as both teams played a very physical match in the humidity of the Kingston night.
The USA will of course all but assure themselves qualification with this result while Jamaica have improved their chances with the point, but they will know there is work to be done. In the end the the match ended 1-1 courtesy of a tidy Timothy Weah goal in the 11th minute followed by a fantastic strike from Jamaica's Michail Antonio who saw his rocket from distance fly past Steffen in the American goal.
We of course want to welcome you once again here on AS USA tonight having just taken you through the play by play action in this FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar qualifier. Be sure to take a look through our text coverage to find out just how the game went!
During the international window of November they will go on the road for back-to-back games to face the United States on 12 November and four days later they will face Canada. If ‘El Tri’ is able to obtain six points they would be one game away from being the first CONCACAF side to book their ticket to the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Hello and welcome to Canada vs Mexico, 2022 Concacaf World Cup Qualifiers Game that will be played Tuesday November 16th at Edmonton.