Canada in Sinc; Mexico Holds Off Trinidad and Tobago to Advance

Canada and Mexico moved on to the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women’s World Cup qualifiers with their wins Sunday night. Canada got four goals from captain Christine Sinclair, two from Jonelle Filigno, and one each from Kara Lang and Christina Julien. Mexico, meanwhile, beat Trinidad and Tobago, 2-0, with goals coming from Maribel Domínguez and Juana Lopez. Canada and Mexico play Tuesday to see who wins Group A.

The big match tonight (Nov. 1) is between Costa Rica and the U.S. The winner takes the Group B title. Haiti and Guatemala face each other in the first game of Group B action tonight.

The knockout stage begins Friday, Nov. 5 with the winner of Group A taking on the second-place team from Group B in the first match of the night, followed by the winner of Group B against the second-place finisher in Group A.