Cavallini Crepeau Cornelius Canada

VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC confirmed on Friday that striker Lucas Cavallini, goalkeeper Maxime Crépeau and on-loan defender Derek Cornelius have been called up to Canada’s men’s national team for upcoming FIFA World Cup Qualifying matches against Mexico, Jamaica and Panama.

Crépeau and Cavallini will join Canada following Vancouver’s final MLS regular season match against Seattle Sounders FC at BC Place on Sunday, November 7.

Canada will play two home matches in Edmonton. The first match will be against Costa Rica on Friday, November 12 at 6:05 p.m. PT.

The second clash against Mexico will be played on Tuesday, November 16 at 6:05 p.m. PT.

Both matches will be broadcast live on Sportsnet, as well as OneSoccer and on TELUS channel 980.

Cavallini has scored 16 goals in 27 appearances for the national team, most recently finding the back of the net for Canada on July 12 against Martinique in a 4-1 win at the 2021 Gold Cup.

Crépeau is coming off and undefeated run of three straight starts for Canada in the last round of qualifying against Mexico, Jamaica, and Panama. The Quebec keeper has kept three clean sheets for the national team this year.

Cornelius, who’s currently on loan to Greek Super League side Panetolikos FC, has 14 international caps for Canada, with his last appearance coming against Jamaica last month.

This marks the fifth time the Cavallini and Crépeau have been called up to the national team this year.

Visit Canada Soccer for more details, including the full Canada MNT roster.