TSN Soccer Countdown to Qatar World Cup 2022 Canada CanMNT

With solely two months remaining till World Cup 2022 kicks off in Qatar, the TSN Soccer panel appears to be like forward to Canada’s first look in world soccer’s premier event since 1986 with Countdown to Qatar, the Canada preview present.

You’ll be able to catch Countdown to Qatar LIVE at 7:30pm et/4:30pm pt on TSN1/4, streaming on the TSN.App and on TSN.ca.

Forward of a pair of friendlies in Europe this week that can supply the ultimate have a look at the CanMNT forward of the World Cup, the panel will arrange the matches in opposition to hosts Qatar and Uruguay and we are going to hear from Canada supervisor John Herdman for his ideas. Uruguay, that includes the likes of Liverpool ahead Darwin Nunez, Actual Madrid midfielder Federico Valverde and Rodrigo Betancur of Tottenham Hotspur, presents a significant step up in calibre of opponent from CONCACAF qualifying. What can Canada study from enjoying a South American heavyweight as they put together to fulfill Belgium of their first match on Nov. 23?

Canada had no problem scoring objectives in qualifying, scoring a CONCACAF-high 23 objectives in 14 matches, however will that stay the case in opposition to Belgium, Croatia and Morocco in Qatar? The panel will have a look at how members of Canada’s assault have began their membership campaigns with Jonathan David starring at Lille and Cyle Larin struggling for taking part in time in his first season at Membership Brugge. Simply how large an element will Vancouver Whitecaps ahead Lucas Cavallini be?

What concerning the midfield? Whereas Stephen Eustáquio has been getting common minutes at Porto, accidents to the likes of Atiba Hutchinson, Tajon Buchanan and Mark-Anthony Kaye imply that a few of Canada’s finest midfielders are sorely missing recreation time forward of Qatar. How will this problem Canada’s depth within the center?

Whereas Canada’s gamers developed a brotherhood over CONCACAF qualifying, troublesome choices await for Herdman and the CanMNT braintrust in relation to deciding on a closing 26-man crew. The panel will weigh in on the issue of selecting a roster with harm issues enjoying an element. Might the crew go to Qatar with out talisman and longest-serving participant, captain Atiba Hutchinson? How do the accidents to Osorio and Buchanan issue into the equation? Will any of the brand new faces like CF Montreal defender and Espanyol striker Luca Koleosho drive themselves into the dialog?

TSN Senior Correspondent Rick Westhead can even drop by with the newest on the dispute between Canada Soccer and its gamers.


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