Canada has recently been in prime form. Their men’s football team has been winning every challenge thrown at them. They have shown grit and resistance throughout the qualifying stages. The rigid attitude of the Canadians seems to have paid off. To everyone’s surprise, the team is currently leading the CONCACAF group. With just six matches to go, a world cup berth looks sealed for the Canadians. They recently faced off against the mighty Mexicans. Mexico is one of the most experienced sides in the lot. They have played a number of World cups and were clear favorites to win the game.
However, the Canadians had other ideas. They played brave football and handed the favorites a thrashing to remember. Mexico lost the game 1-2. This was a result that would seem very much impossible a few months ago. It only shows the level of dedication the Canadian athletes have. They vested all their energy and skills in this tournament. Canada is currently dreaming about qualifying for the world stages. Let us learn about the experience in detail.
Canada Marching Towards Victory
The honeymoon for Canada does not seem to be over yet. They are playing like a bunch of champions. The recent match saw them beat Mexico convincingly by a margin of 2-1. The game was played in front of a capacity crowd of 50000. The temperatures were really cold out in the field. However, the electric display from the Canadians made the mercury rise.
The game started on a competitive note. Both the teams were cautious from the start. However, the Canadians gradually clawed their dominance back into the game. Cyle Larin was the hero of the night for Canada. He scored a brace to see his home win the all-important match. Both his goals were scored in either of the halves.