The United States national team is the winner of Group B after defeating Canada 1-0 in Matchday 3 of the Gold Cup 2021 group stage. A lone goal from Shaq Moore was enough for The Stars and The Stripes to reclaim the three points.
The USMNT struck first when Shaq Moore scored only 30 seconds into the match. However, not everything was good news for the Americans, as Walker Zimmerman had to leave the pitch after a collision with Richie Laryea.
Canada didn’t give up, and tried to tie the match. Tyler Buchanan was the most creative of Canada, but his efforts didn’t result. John Herdman’s team also had trouble with the injuries, as Ayo Akiola and Cyle Larin had to leave the pitch. Here, check out the highlights and goal:
USMNT vs Canada: Match Preview
The USMNT will come against Canada at the Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, today, July 18, 2021, at 5:00 PM (ET) in the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021 Group Stage. Here, you will find when this Group B Matchday 3 soccer game will be played and how to watch it in the US.
This will be their 38th overall meeting. There are no surprises here as the United States men's soccer national team are the favorites in head-to-head clashes, having celebrated a victory on 17 occasions so far; Canada have grabbed a triumph 10 times to this day, and the remaining 10 games have ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on November 15, 2019, when the Stars and Stripes managed to win with a final result of 4-1 in a CONCACAF Nations League game. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as these two countries clash for the first time since then, this time at the Gold Cup 2021.
USMNT vs Canada: Match Information
Date: Sunday, July 18, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM (ET)
Location: Children’s Mercy Park, Kansas City
USMNT vs Canada: Times by State in the US
ET: 5:00 PM
CT: 4:00 PM
MT: 3:00 PM
PT: 2:00 PM
USMNT vs Canada: Storylines
The US men's national soccer team managed an unconvincing 1-0 victory over Haiti in the opening round, only to absolutely trash Martinique 6-1 in the next game. Meanwhile, Canada are also yet to lose in the Gold Cup, having also celebrated two triumphs first two Group Stage games. The Reds have a record of two 4-1 wins, against Martinique and Haiti.
Gregg Berhalter's side currently sit in second place in Group B with six points in two games. On the other hand, John Herdman’s players are placed right above them, on top of the Group B table with an equal record of six won after two rounds. These two teams have the same number of points and an identical goal difference, but Canada have scored eight goals, compared to the United States' seven.
These opponents have an extended history of clashes as their first one dates back to November 28, 1885, when Canada celebrated a simple 1-0 win in an International Friendly. Thanks to this exciting Matchday 3 clash, we will see who gets to go into the Knockout Round from the first position in Group B.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free USMNT vs Canada in the U.S.
The 2021 Gold Cup Group B Matchday 3 game between USMNT and Canada, to be played today, at the Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, will be broadcasted on Univision, TUDN USA, FOX Network, FOX Sports App, TUDN App, Foxsports.com, Univision NOW, TUDN.com, SiriusXM FC in the United States.
USMNT vs Canada: Predictions And Odds
The odds are heavily in favor of USMNT. FanDuel see them as the absolute favorites to claim their third win in the tournament and they have given them -140 odds. The away side Canada, meanwhile, have a +30 odds to cause an upset this weekend, while a tie would result in a +220 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel