New England Revolution teammates Tajon Buchanan and Matt Turner will square off in a much-anticipated match on Sunday evening, as Canada and the United States meet in the Concacaf Gold Cup with first place in Group B on the line. Coverage begins at 5 p.m. ET on FOX, TUDN, and Univision.
Canada and the USMNT both sit on six points after winning their first two group games against Haiti and Martinique, but the Canadians enter Sunday's showdown with a slight edge, on top of Group B by virtue of the goals scored tiebreaker. That means a win or draw would see Canada top the group, while the U.S. requires a victory to secure first place. Both countries have already booked their tickets to the competition's quarterfinal round.
Buchanan has been a centerpiece of the Canadian attack thus far, setting up a pair of goals in their 4-1 win over Martinique before creating another in their 4-1 victory over Haiti. The 22-year-old winger has started both matches on the left wing and has been a consistent threat when attacking defenders on the dribble.
Turner has also started both matches for the USMNT, conceding just one goal (from the penalty spot) en route to a 1-0 win over Haiti and a 6-1 romp over Martinique. With three international appearances under his belt, Turner boasts a record of 3-0-0 and a goals against average of 0.33.
The Gold Cup quarterfinals are scheduled for next weekend (July 24 and July 25), while the first-place Revolution will be back in action on Wednesday night when they'll visit Inter Miami CF for the first time (7:30 p.m. ET, TV38, myRITV, 98.5 The Sports Hub, WBIX 1260 AM Nossa Radio).