The USA and Canada need the identical factor of their ultimate group-stage matchup on the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup: to complete because the winner of Group B and keep away from a possible matchup with Mexico within the semifinals. Nevertheless it’s the Canadians who’ve the sting stepping into.
Each groups are tied with six factors and have mathematically certified for the quarterfinals, however due to yet one more objective scored, Canada owns the tiebreaker and may end first within the group with two outcomes towards the USA: a win or draw.
Regardless of a 6-1 win in its final outing, the USA must win in any respect prices or threat going through the Mexican nationwide workforce within the semis ought to Mexico high its group and each groups advance to that stage.
Sporting Information will present reside rating updates and highlights for the USMNT-Canada Gold Cup match at Kids’s Mercy Park in Kansas Metropolis, Kan.
USA vs. Canada reside rating
USA: Shaq Moore (Sebastian Lletget) – 1st min.
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52nd min: One other damage. This time it is Cyle Larin who’s down on the bottom getting remedy and Lucas Cavallini is able to come on for Canada.
fiftieth min: Richie Laryea falls within the field once more on a penetrating, attacking run alongside Buchanan. However no PK there for the ref. It seemed like Shaq Moore received a push on Laryea, who went down simple.
forty eighth min: Save of the match up to now by Turner. Canada has come out on hearth. Not the beginning that the USA hoped for.
forty sixth min: Cyle Larin with an early probability for Canada, however the ball leads to the fingers of U.S. goalkeeper Matt Turner.
Halftime rating: USA 1, Canada 0
Halftime: The shortage of a penalty name for Canada on the Zimmerman-Laryea play shouldn’t be sitting properly with Canadian observers:
Halftime: The USA received a objective after simply 20 seconds and did not must do a lot else, pleased to sit down again and defend the lead. The accidents to Zimmerman and Akinola made for a number of in-game changes for each groups, however it was Canada taking the initiative to finish the half. There was only one shot on objective within the match (the objective) — Canada is not harmful sufficient in assault outdoors of Buchanan’s initiatives, and the USMNT can be struggling to carry on to the ball and construct assaults. There may very well be modifications on each side after halftime.
forty sixth min: It is Canada ending sturdy within the first half, however the USMNT has numbers within the field and the Canadian photographs and passes have a tough time discovering a means by means of.
forty first min: It is Buchanan once more making an attempt to spark the Canada assault. He converges from the correct and fires a left-footed shot that’s blocked. Sam Vines and Sebastian Lletget not preserving him out of their sight.
thirty seventh min: Through the hydration break Canada moved Tajon Buchanan from the left wing to the correct wing. Buchanan promptly lays a ball to Osorio, who takes a shot within the field that’s blocked. However Osorio did not get numerous pressure behind that one together with his left foot.
thirty first min: Hydration break. An opportunity to level out that Sebastian Lletget is sporting the captain’s armband after the damage to Zimmerman.
thirtieth min: Canada’s Kyle Miller with a improbable sliding sort out to interrupt a Dike run at objective. If Miller would not win that sort out, Dike is alone on objective.
twenty fifth min: USA’s Daryl Dike with a shot contained in the field that completed huge of the objective. He muscled off a defender to get free.
twenty fourth min: Osorio is formally on for Canada. Seems to be just like the formation will probably be extra of a 3-5-2 with Junior Hoilett and Cyle Larin because the forwards.
twenty first min: Canada’s Akinola comes again on, however he would not final lengthy. He is asking for a substitution and he is understandably emotional about having to return off. Jonathan Osorio on the brink of come on.
seventeenth min: Sands with a late sort out on Canada’s Ayo Akinola, who stayed on the bottom and wanted remedy. Akinola, born within the USA, is going through a U.S. workforce for which he appeared and scored in December 2020. He made a one-time swap to characterize Canada, the place he grew up.
fifteenth min: And it is 23-year-old heart again Donovan Pines who takes Zimmerman’s spot within the again line. The 23-year-old solely made his USMNT debut throughout this group stage.
14th min: Cyle Larin goes down within the field on a problem from James Sands, however no penalty coming from the referee. As an alternative, the ref whistles a hand ball towards Larin.
thirteenth min: Play resumes. No penalty. The referee deemed it to be a good problem — two gamers going for the ball.
Higher acknowledged: If the play had gone to On Subject Evaluate, the Referee would have seen the Canadian foul within the Attacking Section of Play (APP) which might have negated any resolution for a PK! https://t.co/4bIyGA75L8
— Joe Machnik (@DrJoeMachnik) July 18, 2021
twelfth min: Zimmerman, the U.S. captain, appears to be like injured and the USMNT is already getting ready a sub.
ninth min: Seems to be like a penalty for Canada! Richie Laryea beats Walker Zimmerman down the correct into the field and the U.S. defender appears to throw himself at Laryea. The referee would not make a name and leaves it to the VAR. An argument may be made that Laryea fouled Zimmerman (tugging on the arm) to trigger Zimmerman’s fall.
4th min: Shaq Moore’s breakout Gold Cup continues. He was wonderful within the two earlier matches. Reggie Cannon goes to have a tricky time successful that proper wing spot again
2nd min: This USMNT workforce beneath Gregg Berhalter is thought to swarm and push numbers from the opening whistle. They crashed the online there to shock Canada. And it is the quickest objective in USMNT historical past:
1st min: USA within the lead after simply 20 seconds!
4:55 p.m.: You realize it is a large sport when Patrick Mahomes is within the constructing:
4:50 p.m.: Scene is about for essentially the most fascinating group-stage match on this match.
Now THIS environment proper now at Kids’s Mercy Park appears like a serious match. Already loud, tons of hype within the stadium manufacturing, that type of factor. By God, there’s even a Simba Cam. #CANMNT #USMNT #GoldCup21
— Briar Napier (@BriarNapier) July 18, 2021
USA vs. Canada beginning lineups
Each groups are popping out with three heart backs, which ought to add an enchanting twist to the matchup.
Beginning lineup (5-3-2, left to proper): 1-Matt Turner-GK — 3-Sam Vines, 12-Miles Robinson, 16-James Sands, 5-Walker Zimmerman (capt.), 20-Shaq Moore — 23-Kellyn Acosta, 6-Gianluca Busio, 17-Sebastian Lletget — 9-Gyasi Zardes, 11-Daryl Dike
Beginning lineup (3-4-3, left to proper): 16-Maxime Crepeau-GK — 4-Kamal Miller, 5-Steven Vitoria (capt.), 2-Alistair Johnston — 12-Tajon Buchanan, 6-Samuel Piette, 8-Liam Fraser, 22-Richie Laryea — 10-Junior Hoilett, 20-Ayo Akinola, 17-Cyle Larin
Easy methods to watch USA vs. Canada
- Date: Sunday, July 18
- Time: 5 p.m. ET
- TV channel (USA): Fox
- Spanish-language TV (USA): Univision, TUDN
- Streaming (USA): fuboTV , Fox Sports activities app, TUDN app, TUDN.television
- Streaming (Canada): OneSoccer
USA TV & streaming
The USA vs. Canada Gold Cup group match will probably be broadcast within the USA on the Fox broadcast community and on Univision and TUDN in Spanish.
All three networks may be streamed on fuboTV (free 7-day trial). The match can be obtainable on the Fox Sports activities app, TUDN app and TUDN.television for authenticated customers.
Canada TV & streaming
The match will probably be carried by OneSoccer. Followers can subscribe to OneSoccer on AppleTV, Roku, Chromecast, iOS and Android units, in addition to PCs and Macs.