After taking a good momentum at the start of the Concacaf Octagonal, the teams of Mexico and Canada will face each other this Thursday in a key match for the fourth round of the Qualifiers to the World Cup in Qatar 2022.La Mexican National Team assumed the lead of the Octagonal with seven points and the team of the country of the maple sheet is second with five units. This will be the third episode between the two teams since they are led by their current coaches: the Englishman John Herdman with Canada and the Argentine Gerardo Martino with Mexico. The previous two were in the Gold Cup and El Tri won both: 3-1 with tranquility in the group stage of 2019 and 2-1 with serious difficulties in the semifinals of 2021.John Herdman assumed the command of the Canadian team in 2018 and since then he has directed it in 30 matches. His balance is very positive with 22 wins, two draws and six defeats, and with 98 goals in favor of 22 against. Read more: Liga MX: Amaury Vergara would leave Chivas presidency and his place would be taken by a foreigner This Thursday, Herdman’s Canada team will face a historical and statistical adverse circumstance since in 11 visits to Mexico in a World Cup qualifier they have nine defeats and two draws, one of these with a score of 1-1 at the Azteca stadium in 1980; that is so far the last Canadian goal on this court. The Mexican National Team does not spend its best moments under the technical direction of Gerardo Martino. In fact in the previous match at Azteca he suffered to beat Jamaica 2-1 with a goal on the hour. For this commitment, ‘Tata’ Martino has recovered three key men: midfielder Hector Herrera, winger Hirving Lozano and center forward Raul Jimenez. Mexico hosts Canada on Wednesday in the fourth round of Concacaf. Against Canada, Jimenez could rejoin the Mexican National Team with which he has not played since November 2020 due to a skull fracture he suffered that same month with his team Wolverhampton in the Premier League.Mexico vs Canada Date: Thursday, October 7Time: 20:40 HoursChannel: Channel 5, TV Azteca 7Stadium: Estadio Azteca Conductor runs over two assailants.
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