El Tri wants to reach its second Gold Cup final in a row, but the Canucks stand in their way
A place in the Gold cup final is the price offered on Mexico or Canada while clashing in the semifinals at the NRG Stadium in Houston on Thursday.
El Tri is the most popular favorite, with plenty of Gold Cup pedigree, but Les Rouges could very well get upset after impressing so far in the tournament.
Before the match, Purpose has the details on how to watch TV, stream online, team news and more.
TV channel, live streaming and how to watch
In the United States (US) this year’s Gold Cup matches can be watched live and on demand fuboTV (watch with a free 7-day trial).
New users can sign up for a free seven-day trial of the live sports streaming service, which is accessible via iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Apple TV, as well as via a web browser.
Team news and schedules
|Goalkeepers||Talavera, Cota, Orozco|
|Defenders||Araujo, Salcedo, O. Rodriguez, K. Alvarez, Moreno, Sepulveda, L. Rodriguez, Gallardo|
|Midfielders||Edson Alvarez, J. dos Santos, Sanchez, Pineda, Cervantes, Gutierrez, Herrera, Efrain Alvarez|
|Forwards||Polished, Funes Mori, Corona|
Gerardo Martino’s team scored seven goals and conceded nothing on their way to the semi-finals, and the team is fairly established, as little as chances are expected.
Rogelio Funes Mori has three goals in this tournament – including one in the quarter-finals against Honduras – while Orbelin Pineda shone in the absence of the injured Hirving Lozano.
Predicted Mexico starts XI: Talavera, Rodriguez, Araujo, Moreno, Gallardo, Dos Santos, Alvarez, Herrera, Corona, Funes Mori, Pineda.
|Position||Timetable in Canada|
|Goalkeepers||St Clair, Crepeau, Leutwiler|
|Defenders||Johnston, Miller, Vitoria, Sturing, Henry, Laryea, Gutierrez|
|Midfielders||Piette, Eustaquio, Fraser, Kaye, Paton, Osorio|
|Forwards||Pasher, Cavallini, Hoilett, Corbeanu, Buchanan, Akindele|
Canadian head coach John Herdman will have to make some changes to his starting line-up, with Steven Vitoria and Lucas Cavallini suspended.
Tesho Akindele, a late addition to the panel to replace Cyle Larin, should come for Cavallini, while Doneill Henry could replace Vitoria.
Forecast Canada begins XI: Crepeau, Johnston, Henry, Miller, Laryea, Eustaquio, Kaye, Buchanan, Hoilett, Osorio, Akindele.
Recent results and head-to-head
Last four results
|Mexico results||Canada results|
|Mexico 3-0 Honduras (July 24)||Canada 2-0 Costa Rica (July 25)|
|Mexico 1-0 El Salvador (July 18)||USMNT 1-0 Canada (July 18)|
|Guatemala 0-3 Mexico (July 14)||Haiti 1-4 Canada (July 15)|
|Mexico 0-0 Trinidad and Tobago (July 10)||Canada 4-1 Martinique (July 11)|
Head to head
|19 June 2019||Mexico 3-1 Canada|
|March 29, 2016||Mexico 2-0 Canada|
|March 25, 2016||Canada 0-3 Mexico|