Mexico falls to Canada, will meet USWNT for Olympic berth
Mexico is the final obstacle between the USWNT and another trip to the Olympics.
Canada defeated Mexico 2-0 on Tuesday to win CONCACAF Olympic qualifying Group B and earn a semifinal scrap with Costa Rica.
The Yanks will meet Mexico at 10 p.m. ET Friday in the semifinal stage after cruising through Group A.
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New international goals record holder Christine Sinclair scored to stretch the standard to 186, while defender Shelina Zadorsky scored her second.
Mexico’s improved a great deal in recent seasons, but lost to the USMNT 3-0 on May 26, 2019.
The semifinal winners meet Sunday in the final, both having clinched places in Tokyo.
Sinclair broke Abby Wambach’s record on Jan. 29.