Canada WNT wins 3-0 over Mexico in send-off match ahead of France 2019

Canada won 3-0 over Mexico in their send-off match before the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ at BMO Field in Toronto with goals by Jessie Fleming, Christine Sinclair and Adriana Leon.

It was Canada’s third win in a row and seventh match undefeated ahead of what will be Canada’s seventh consecutive appearance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup™.

The match was played in front of a boisterous crowd of 19,610 at BMO Field in Toronto. Following the match, Canada head to Spain for their final pre-tournament preparations before the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™.

Canada will open on June 10 against Cameroon in Montpellier, with all matches to be televised on TSN.

“A big thank you to the fans because they gave us exactly what we needed,” said Kenneth Heiner-Møller, Canada’s Women’s National Team head coach. “That was a good performance.

“I think we showed the fans some great football. Hopefully that was something we gave to the crowd because they gave us a big roar back. It was exactly what we needed and wanted.”

Captain Sinclair, with a goal and an assist, is now just four goals back of the all-time international goal-scoring record. She has four goals in seven international matches this year.

While Sinclair scored her 181st career goal, Fleming scored her eighth career goal and Leon scored her 15th career goal.

Stephanie Labbé, who has four clean sheets in four matches this year, posted her 28th career clean sheet.