South Africa again in attacking mode but Canada are not an easy side to defeat. Both teams are in their best attack and defense. A different strategy can only be a game changer in this goalless (so far) game.
Canada vs South Africa- 2nd quarter
2nd quarter ends with quarter 1 results. Both the teams are still goalless. Although, South Africa are in attacking mode but have failed to convert their attack. Same goes for Canada as they have too missed chances to score.
Canada vs South Africa
2nd quarter began with high hopes but Canada missed it. Both the teams will look for improvement in their games. South Africa will be more alert and attentive as have already they wasted two penalties.
1st Quarter ends. Despite having the opportunity to score twice, South Africa failed to score as a brilliant drag flick as a deflection from Canada's Goal Keeper Carter touch bar and went above the crossbar.
In today's clash, Canada will play against South Africa at Odisha's Kalinga Stadium.
In their previous clashes, South Africa were vanquished by India as they suffered a 0-5 defeat, while Canada lost to Belgium 1-2 in a tight game.
Here is the complete squad list of both the teams:
Head coach: Paul Bundy
Squad: Brandon Pereira, Scott Tupper (C), Gabriel Ho-Garcia, Oliver Scholfield, Richard Hildreth, Keegan Pereira, Balraj Panesar, Gordon Johnston, Brenden Bissett, James Wallace, Mark Pearson, Matthew Sarmento, John Smythe, Iain Smythe, James Kirkpatrick, Sukhi Panesar, David Carter, Antoni Kindler.
Head coach: Mark Hopkins
Squad: Tyson Dlungwana, Austin Smith, Tim Drummond (C), Paebo Lembethe, Julian Hykes, Thomas Hammond, Dayaan Cassiem, Rhett Halkett, Richard Pautz, Taylor Dart, Taine Paton, Mohamed Mea, Jethro Eustice, Rassie Pieterse, Nicholas Spooner, Keenan Horne, Nqobile Ntuli, Gowan Jones.