The National Team was surpassed in a good part of the match by a Canadian team that defends itself well, that showed character and desire to give the bell and that almost achieved the feat, but Alfredo Talavera had to show off his best shots to avoid the catastrophe.
Mexico went to the front
With a penalty score in the compensation of the first half, Orbelín Pineda opened the scoring, which gave some peace of mind to the inoperative Tri de Martino.
Tajon Buchanan achieved the tie for the ‘Maple Leaf’ team at minute 57, while at 66 ‘Mexico had a second penalty to regain the advantage, but Carlos Salcedo gave the ball to goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau.
Rough and hot party
The meeting became harsh, the spirits heated up with a first connate of anger, then the homophobic scream that the fans did not understand that they should abandon and it seems that they will not understand, so the game was suspended in the final stretch .
Seven minutes were added and when everything indicated that overtime would come, Erick Gutiérrez and Rodolfo Pizarro were combined to enable Héctor Herrera, who lit the ball to send it to the net and score the agonizing goal of the victory for Mexico.
The United States will be the rival
El Tri will seek the two-time championship against the United States, next Sunday, August 1 at 7:30 p.m. (Central Mexico time) at the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Americans took the 1-0 win over Qatar. The Star Bar team has not played a game to launch rockets but comes undefeated to the decision. The only goal of the game played in front of more than 20,000 spectators at Q2 Stadium in Austin (Texas) was scored in the 86th minute by Columbus Crew striker Gyasi Zardes, who had entered the court 23 minutes earlier.