Mexico beat Canada without problems and qualified for the Tokyo Olympics

Johan Vásquez scored the second goal (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)

Mexico got the coveted pass to international competition, will go to Tokyo 2020. Honduras and the Mexican National Team will represent the Concacaf in the international contest. This was the performance of the Tri in the search for the way to the Olympic Games.

SECOND TIME

MIN 93:00 The semifinal match ended, Mexico got its pass to the Olympic Games with a score of 2 – 0.

The Mexican players celebrated their passage to the Olympic Games (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)
The Mexican players celebrated their passage to the Olympic Games (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)

MIN 90:00 The referee added 3 more minutes to the Concacaf semifinal duel

MIN 88:20 The National Team continues in the fight for a third score to seal its pass to Tokyo

MIN 80:00 One more fault for those of the Maple leaf, Zorhan Bassong takes the yellow for throwing Antuna in a strong sweep.

MIN 76:00 Change of the Tricolor squad, Alexis Vega and Erick Aguirre left the court, Jesús Angulo and Alejandro Mayorga entered.

MIN 68:00 Mexico continues to insist and tried to score the third, but the Canadian goalkeeper leaned back and saved the ball

MIN 66:00 Change from Canada left Zachary Brault-Guillard for Aidan Daniels

MIN 64 GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL by Johan Vásquez, on a corner kick he finished off with his head but the ball bounced off the Canadian defense, but Vásquez persisted and ended the play in scoring.

Moment in which the Pumas player scored the second goal of the match (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)
Moment in which the Pumas player scored the second goal of the match (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)

MIN 61:00 Lozano’s first change, Roberto Alvarado left and José Juan Macías entered

MIN 60:00 The first changes are made by Mauro Biello, Lucas Filipa Silva and Charles-Andreas Brym left to make room for Theo Bair and Ballou Tabla

MIN 57:00 GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL from Mexico, in a bad exit of the archer and the little presence of the defenders, Antuna does the honors and scored the first goal for the Azteca squad.

This is how Antuna scored the first goal of the match (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)
This is how Antuna scored the first goal of the match (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)

MIN 55:00 The “louse” Alvarado found the ball and took advantage of the free kick but could not finish in a score

MIN 54:37 Maple leaf missing, David Norman takes the yellow for taking down Antuna in a counterattack

MIN 53:00 Córdova anticipated a shot, did not see Antuna and lost the opportunity to finish

MIN 45:00 Start the second part.

For the complementary part, the same eleven headlines that started the first part of the duel come out. Both Canada and Mexico maintain the same players.

The second part continued with the same eleven headlines from the first part (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)
The second part continued with the same eleven headlines from the first part (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)

FIRST TIME

MIN 48:00 Finished the first part, the marker is preserved 0-0.

MIN 47:00 Tempers on the court heats up, Tajon Buchanan pushed Vladimir Loroña and the Mexicans came out to defend their partner. Both players ended up being booked with the preventive card.

MIN 46:00 Zachary Brault-Guillard took the first yellow card of the game.

Before the end of the first half, the players from Canada and Mexico had a moment of pushing and pulling (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)
Before the end of the first half, the players from Canada and Mexico had a moment of pushing and pulling (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)

MIN 45:00 They added 3 more minutes for the first part.

MIN 43:20 In a set piece, Esquivel sent the ball into the goal of Pantemis, without many problems the goalkeeper kept the ball

MIN 36:56 Strong head clash between Esquivel and Baldisimo in search of the ball, the player Maple left the court to receive medical attention.

MIN 33:00 In an individual play by Córdova, the Mexicans claimed a foul inside the small area, the players asked for a penalty but the referee let the ball run.

MIN 23:30 Mexico once again threatened the Canadian goal, in a counterattack they caught the defense poorly and in a filtered shot Antuna tried to score.

Córdova sought to gain an advantage by passing the Canadian defense (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)
Córdova sought to gain an advantage by passing the Canadian defense (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)

MIN 21:00 Sebastián Jurado has his first participation by keeping a ball in the direction of his goal, without any problem he clears the ball.

MIN 18:50 In a corner kick, Esquivel stroked the ball with a header that went wide, again threatening the Mexican squad.

MIN 12:00 Once again, the Mexican squad demonstrated their ambition to score the first game, those led by Lozano have repeatedly reached the goal of James Pantemis.

MIN 10:50 Number 3, Zorhan Bassong, of the maple injured Uriel Antuna, the whistler only got the yellow card.

Without complications Antuna continued playing after being stomped by Canada's number 7 (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)
Without complications Antuna continued playing after being stomped by Canada’s number 7 (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)

MIN 08:54 First shot on goal, “Charly” and Alvarado threatened the Canadians’ goal, the goalkeeper took the shot with the tip of his foot.

MIN 04:23 The first attempt of Mexico, Córdova with a self-pass mocks the defense but they snatched the ball with a clean sweep.

MIN 00:00 The game starts, the opening whistle sounds.

19:00 hours The players took to the field to sing the National Anthems, the Canadian National Team begins followed by Mexico’s.

The players took to the field to sing the national anthems prior to the semifinal game (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)
The players took to the field to sing the national anthems prior to the semifinal game (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)

Jaime Lozano has already presented his starting eleven with which he will seek to win the victory, the lineup was as follows:

Goal: Sebastian Jurado Roca

Defenses: Vladimir Loroña, Johan Vásquez, Jesús Angulo, Erick Aguirre

Media: Carlos Rodríguez, José Joaquín Esquivel, Uriel Antuna, Roberto Alvarado, Sebastián Córdova

Forward: Alexis Vega

This is how Mexico came out for the first 45 minutes (Photo: Twitter / @ miseleccionmxEN)
This is how Mexico came out for the first 45 minutes (Photo: Twitter / @ miseleccionmxEN)

Canada lineup: James Pantemis, Zachary Brault-Guillard, David Norman, Callum Montgomery, Marcus Godinho, Patrick Metcalfe, Michael Baldisimo, Tajon Buchanan, Lucas Filipa Silva Dias, Zorhan Bassong, Charles-Andreas Brym.

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