A good old fashioned border battle between the two best teams in CONCACAF.
No, we are not referring to the United States vs. Mexico. El Tri is third in the table, barely able to beat Jamaica with 10 men last time out.
In fact, we are preparing for Canada vs. United States, No. 1 vs. No. 2. Les Rouges top the CONCACAF World Cup qualifying table and hope to defend their home ground in Hamilton, Ontario. Meanwhile, the United States heads north to continue the process of officially ending the disappointment of their failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.PLUS: USMNT on brink of qualification after Jedi heroics
The United States, given that its remaining schedule is more difficult compared to Mexico and Canada, is the one that needs the points the most. However, both teams are in a great qualifying position, and the two would probably be happy to share the points. The fans, however, won’t think that way, and both point guards will be itching for a win against a rival.
How to watch Canada vs. USMNT
- Date: Sunday, January 30
- Hour: 3:05 p.m. Eastern Time
- Television channel: —
- Spanish TV: Telemundo, Universe
- Transmission: fuboTVParamount+ (subscribers only)
Sunday’s game between Canada and the United States from Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, Ontario, will air on Telemundo and Universo (Spanish) in the US, and on Paramount+ (English) for subscribers only. There will be a reduced capacity crowd of 12,000 for the match.PLUS: Davies watches the Canada match with fans on TwitchThe match can also be broadcast on fuboTV and new users can take advantage a free trial.
Canada vs. Canada Projected Lineups USA
Outside of a potential minor rotation, Canada coach John Herdman is not likely to deviate from his usual lineup, which has no alphonse davies, who is recovering from “mild” myocarditis stemming from a bout of COVID-19. influential midfielder Stephen Eustace He will eventually join the team just before the match after his COVID-19 quarantine in Portugal, but it is unclear if he will play.There should be changes in the midfield with samuel piette he suffered an injury in the victory over Honduras. He will have to undergo a fitness test, and replacing him in the first half of the match, Liam Fraser, could take the exit instead, and Mark-Anthony Kaye Y Jonathan Osorio he might as well find his way into the lineup. Settings can be in the store on the front line after larin cycle he failed to produce a single shot against Honduras.Canada’s projected starting lineup (3-4-3, left to right): Borjan (GK) — Kennedy, Vitoria, Johnston — Adekugbe, Fraser, Hutchinson, Buchanan — Hoilett, Larin, David.no longer John Reyna (thigh injury), the United States will miss to the extreme Tim weahwho did not meet the immunization requirements to enter Canada. Manager Gregg Berhalter called the goalie’s status zack steffen day to day due to a later reported issue. Weston McKennie Y fate sergin Both were seen limping late in the El Salvador match, and it remains to be seen if the problems are enough to keep them out. Berhalter’s biggest question will be what to do about the US attack, which sizzled against El Salvador. Jesus Ferrera he started as a striker but missed two big chances, and richard pepi he could regain his place at the head of the attack. Christian Pulisic he had a quiet match, and could potentially be used as a super substitute. no wah, jordan morris, Paul Arriola or Brenden Aaronson I could start. miles robinson was surprisingly on the bench for El Salvador, but could enter through Chris Richards he seemed shaky at times.USA’s projected starting lineup (4-3-3, right to left): Turner (GK) — Dest, M. Robinson, Zimmerman, A. Robinson — McKennie, Adams, Musah — Pulisic, Pepi, Aaronson.
Canada vs. USMNT betting selection and prediction
Odds courtesy of DraftKingsThe betting lines for this match indicate that nobody, neither the bookmakers nor the punters, have any idea what will happen in this match. The money lines are nearly dead across the board, the spread is a pick’em, the over/under odds are about equal, and both teams’ odds to score are exactly the same.PLUS: Why UEFA doesn’t play international matches in JanuaryPunters will have to look more carefully for openings on these lines. A draw between these two teams is a likely scenario, with Canada and the United States producing few scoring opportunities against weaker teams on Thursday, though both looked solid defensively. Canada got a wonder goal from Jonathan David and an own goal for their haul, with the US barely outdone thanks to a poor finish and disjointed flow. Canada is without Alphonso Davies, while American star Christian Pulisic is struggling to get back into form with him.This game has a lot of pre-match anticipation, but both teams are in a good qualifying position and neither will want to give up an inch. A 0-0 or 1-1 draw seems to be a likely outcome.To choose: Draw and less than 2.5 goals (+220)Prediction: Canada 0, United States 0
- money line: Canada +180 / Draw +190 / USA +170
- Spread (Asian handicap): Canada National Team (-105)/ USA National Team (-115)
- O/U 2.5 total goals: Over +145 / Under -190
- Both teams score: Yes +100 / No -130