Representation Canada is one of the highlights of the World Cup qualifiers in the area CONCACAF. They are the only team so far not to be defeated, and great Results In recent months, fans have increasingly believed in promotion to the World Cup after a long break.
Canada is better than Mexico
In the morning hours Polish confrontation time with Mexico the favourites, however, were the guests who were one point ahead of Canada before the first whistle. The first half was dictated by the hosts, who attacked the opponent’s goal much more often. The reward for playing well came in extra time Games – then Cyle Larin scored the goal 1: 0.
In the second part, the Mexican team, designated as the favorite of this match, launched the attack. Gerardo Martino’s players had a clear advantage, but once again the Canadians were more effective. In the 52nd minute, Larin made it 2-0, which the visitors could only respond to once. In the 90th minute, Hector Herrera scored the 2-1 goal.
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Canada expects great success
Thanks to the excellent performances of the last few months, Canadians are increasingly convinced that they can be promoted to the world Cup. So far, the footballers of this country have played in the World Cup only once – in 1986 in Mexico. However, they could not consider their participation in the tournament a success – they were eliminated after the group stage, losing 0:1 with France, 0:2 with Hungary and 0:2 with the USSR.
– We have never experienced anything like this – Coach John Herdman spoke on Friday about the atmosphere at Edmonton Stadium, where Canada beat Costa Rica 1-0 after Jonathan David’s goal. – For the first time in a long time, Canada didn’t play a game they could have won. Canada was playing Gamein which victory was expected of her. The tension was palpable, writes CBC, Canada’s main public broadcaster.
After eight queues Elimination from the World Cup In Qatar, Canada sits first in the CONCACAF zonal table with a total of 16 points. They take second place United States with 15 points on the score and Mexico in third with 14 points. Panama is fourth with the same point balance as Mexico. Costa Rica, fifth, is already 5 points behind fourth place. Jamaica, El Salvador and Honduras no longer stand a chance of being promoted. Three teams will qualify for the World Cup final in Qatar. The fourth will play the play-offs. There are still two sets of matches to play.
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