Mexico vs Canada preview, team news and prediction | CONCACAF Gold Cup

Mexico will face off against Canada in the second semi-final match of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Here is our preview, team news and prediction for the match.

Mexico vs Canada preview, team news and prediction | CONCACAF Gold Cup
Canada Football Team

Mexico vs Canada: Mexico will lock horns with Canada in the second semi-final fixture of the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021. The match will take place at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.

Both teams have come a long way and will not want to return home without the trophy. With a spot in the finals at stake, one can expect a mouth-watering clash on the cards.

Team Preview

Mexico

The El Tri finished atop the group stage points table with one draw and a couple of victories against their names. They started their campaign with a draw against Trinidad and Tobago. The nation registered two victories post that in their next two group stage matches.

Mexico locked horns with Honduras in their quarter-final fixture and defeated them 3-0. With that win, they progressed to the semi-final of the event.

Canada

USA vs Canada preview, team news and prediction - CONCACAF Gold Cup
Canada Football Team

Canada finished second on the Group B table. They won their group stage matches against Haiti and Martinique but lost a game against the United States of America. They defeated Costa Rica 2-0 in the quarter-final match.

Mexico vs Canada: Head-to-Head

Mexico have won 21 matches against Canada, while the Reds have defeated the former side only thrice to date. Nine matches between the two nations ended in draws.

Recent Form (Last 5 matches)

Mexico: WWWDW

Canada: WLWWW

Mexico vs Canada: Team News

Canada Football Team
Canada Football Team

Both sides will have all their players available for selection during the upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021 encounter.

Probable Playing XI

Mexico

Alfredo Talavera, Luis Rodriguez, Nestor Araujo, Hector Moreno, Jesus Gallardo, Jonathan Dos Santos, Hector Herrera, Edson Alvarez, Jesus Corona, Rogelio Funes Mori, Orbelin Pineda

Canada

Maxime Crepeau, Alistair Johnston, Steven Vitoria, Kamal Miller, Richie Laryea, Stephen Eustaquio, Mark-Anthony Kaye, Tajon Buchanan, Junior Hoilett, Lucas Cavallini, Jonathan Osorio

Prediction

Mexico are favourites and are likely to defeat the Reds in the second semi-final match.

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