The subsequent step in what the U.S. males’s nationwide soccer staff hopes is a profitable 2022 World Cup qualification marketing campaign will likely be a highway recreation in opposition to Canada.
That is additionally a showdown of the highest two groups within the Concacaf World Cup qualifying standings. The Canadians are a shock chief with 19 factors by 9 video games; the USMNT is one level behind in second place and one level forward of third-place Mexico.
Sunday’s recreation in Canada is the second of three matches within the next-to-last spherical of Concacaf qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, which will likely be held from Nov. 21-Dec. 18. On Thursday, the USMNT earned a 1-0 victory in opposition to El Salvador in Columbus, Ohio. Antonee Robinson scored the profitable objective within the 52nd minute because the USMNT stays heading in the right direction for World Cup qualification. On Wednesday, the U.S. will host Honduras in St. Paul, Minnesota.
The ultimate spherical of World Cup qualifiers begins on March 24, when Mexico will host the USMNT. The U.S. will host Panama in Orlando, Florida, on March 27, after which end qualifying at Costa Rica on March 30.
The highest three groups routinely qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, whereas the fourth-place staff should compete in an inter-continental playoff.
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Here is all the things it is advisable know for Sunday’s match:
When is the USMNT-Canada World Cup qualifier?
Kickoff is slated for 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jan. 30, at Tim Hortons Area – a.ok.a. “The Donut Field” – in Hamilton, Ontario, which is dwelling to Forge FC of the Canadian Premier League and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL.
How can I watch the USMNT’s World Cup qualifier vs. Canada?
Paramount+ will stream the sport. Spanish-language broadcast accessible on Telemundo and Universo. The sport additionally is accessible on fuboTV.
Which gamers are on the USMNT and Canada rosters?
Goalkeepers (4): Sean Johnson (New York Metropolis FC), Gabriel Slonina (Chicago Fireplace FC), Zack Steffen (Manchester Metropolis/England), Matt Turner (New England Revolution)
Defenders (9): Reggie Cannon (Boavista/Portugal), Sergiño Dest (Barcelona/Spain), Brooks Lennon (Atlanta United), Mark McKenzie (Genk/Belgium), Chris Richards (Hoffenheim/Germany), Antonee Robinson (Fulham/England), Miles Robinson (Atlanta United), DeAndre Yedlin (Unattached), Walker Zimmerman (Nashville SC)
Midfielders (7): Kellyn Acosta (LAFC), Tyler Adams (RB Leipzig/Germany), Luca de la Torre (Heracles/Netherlands), Sebastian Lletget (New England Revolution), Weston McKennie (Juventus/Italy), Yunus Musah (Valencia/Spain), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders)
Forwards (8): Brenden Aaronson (Pink Bull Salzburg/Austria), Paul Arriola (FC Dallas), Jesús Ferreira (FC Dallas), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders), Ricardo Pepi (Augsburg/Germany), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea/England), Tim Weah (Lille/France), Gyasi Zardes (Columbus Crew)
Goalkeepers (3): Milan Borjan (Pink Star Belgrade/Serbia), Maxime Crépeau (LAFC/USA), Jayson Leutwiler (Oldham Athletic/England)
Defenders (9): Samuel Adekugbe (Hatayspor FC/Turkey), Derek Cornelius (Panetolikos FC/Greece), Cristián Gutierrez (Vancouver Whitecaps FC), Doneil Henry (Unattached), Alistair Johnston (CF Montréal), Scott Kennedy (SSV Jahn Regensburg/Germany), Richie Laryea (Nottingham Forest FC/England), Kamal Miller (CF Montréal), Steven Vitória (Moreirense FC/Portugal)
Midfielders (6): Stephen Eustáquio (Porto/Portugal), Liam Fraser (KMSK Deinze/Belgium), Atiba Hutchinson (Besiktas JK/Turkey), Mark-Anthony Kaye (Colorado Rapids/USA), Jonathan Osorio (Toronto FC), Samuel Piette (CF Montréal)
Forwards (7): Tajon Buchanan (Membership Brugge KV/Belgium), Lucas Cavallini (Vancouver Whitecaps FC), Jonathan David (Lille OSC/France), David Junior Hoilett (Studying FC/England), Cyle Larin (Besiktas JK/Turkey), Liam Millar (FC Basel/Switzerland), Iké Ugbo (KRC Genk/Belgium)
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