Canada coach Mauro Bello knows that tomorrow’s game will be the most important football game in his country’s recent history., For the importance and his playing in Mexico against El Tri, but he’s not thinking of winning because of the outcry of homophobia, because he says they want to compete on the pitch.
“From the fans in the stands we haven’t heard anything. There is an investigation and we’ll see how it goes. In terms of the game, we are focusing on Mexico and preparing for Mexico at this point.”
Bello spoke to his players that this duel would be the largest in the history of the Canadian national team with Omar specifying that he knew it would be a historical thing.
“We had a meeting and we discussed with the players how amazing this is for Canada. We talked about how it would possibly be one of the great achievements in Canadian soccer history, winning this match, going to the Olympic Games by beating the best team in the country CONCACAF in their country.” There is no doubt that this is a great opportunity for the team and the country tomorrow we not only represent the team but rather a country that stands behind us that supports us. It is wonderful to have this opportunity, and the players are ready to do everything in their power to achieve this. There are great stories in sport, it’s the story of David and Goliath now, So we will do everything in our power to achieve this. “
What do you know about the Mexican attack?
“When I see the Mexican national team and their attack, I am very familiar with Antona, Alvarado, we played with them in the Gold Cup, they played really well against us in the first team. So we are aware of their quality, their skills and what they are doing. They can provoke. Cordova and Rodriguez are very good players, they move on.” Very well between the lines and they reach the area. We need to be careful with Macias or Vega, he is also a very good player who finds spaces and kicks from a distance. We know that attacking has many qualities. The idea is to always be compact, not give space to the opponent And to be very aggressive when we can against these players. If we do it well, we can stop their mechanisms, grow in the game and believe that we can achieve something. What I like most is their transition game, it is really on another level. When they lose the ball they come back quickly, It can hurt them their speed of relocation. We cannot give them that space, if you reward uivocas with a team like Mexico, take advantage of it. For us, it is about maintaining balance all the time. We need to make sure we are doing well. In the match against The United States, they took advantage of the mistake of putting the ball in the net, and they are of this quality and have experience.