The 2021 Gold Cup will deliver an exciting derby to close Group B. The USA and Canada will take the Children's Mercy Park by storm on Sunday, July 18, with the top spot of the zone up for grabs. Anytime these two familiar foes meet, the soccer community is in for a treat.
Gregg Berhalter's boys arrive at the group finale with a convincing victory under their belts. The USMNT was ruthless against Martinique and put six past them to secure a place in the 2021 Gold Cup quarterfinals. They have unfinished business, though, as the first seed of Group B is up for grabs.
The Canucks, meanwhile, have also booked a ticket to the next round of the competition after making it two wins from two so far. John Herdman's men defeated Haiti at ease on Matchday 2 but now want to beat a mighty rival to clinch the first seed.
USA confirmed starting XI
Despite heading into the 2021 Gold Cup without its A-team, the US national team has done a remarkable job so far, especially in its last win over Martinique. Berhalter has given minutes to new faces and the results have been great so far.
For this match, the USMNT coach is going to make a few changes to the lineup, with Gyasi Zardes starting. Therefore, this is how the USA starting eleven will be: Matt Turner; Sam Vines, Walker Zimmerman, Shaq Moore, Miles Robinson, James Sand; Gianluca Busio, Sebastián Lletglet, Kellyn Acosta; Daryl Dike, Gyasi Zardes.
Canada confirmed lineup
Canada have had to deal with a huge blow as Alphonso Davies was suddenly ruled out for the 2021 Gold Cup through injury, but they have managed to get off to a good start anyways. Herdman has only made one modification to the lineup to face Haiti, as Doneil Henry started at the back.
To fight for the top of Group B, this is how Canada will line up to face the USA: Maxime Crepeau; Alistair Johnston, Kamal Miller, Richie Laryea, Steven Vitoria; Samuel Piette, Liam Fraser, Junior Hoillet, Tajon Buchanan; Cyle Larin, Ayo Akinola.