EDMONTON, AB — Cyle Larin scored late in the first half and early in the second, then celebrated in a front of snow bank in leading Canada over Mexico 2-1.
The chilly World Cup qualifier was played at what was dubbed “Iceteca Stadium.”
Jesús Gallardo headed in a 90th-minute goal for Mexico.
Seeking a homefield advantage against the Mexicans, Canada scheduled the game for Commonwealth Stadium, where it was 16 degrees Fahrenheit at kickoff.
Canada beat Costa Rica 1-0 on Friday on the same artificial turf field in relatively mild 52-degree temperatures.