19:00: PREPARATIONS UNDERWAY FOR FINAL GAME OF MATCHDAY THREE
10 of the 12 nations participating in this year's Gold Cup have already played their first match of the tournament. The first set of matches concludes here at Ford Field in Detroit as Canada take on the Dominican Republic under the lights. The Canadians are playing in their ninth consecutive Gold Cup and are looking for their third title, with the last coming in 2000 and the other in 1985. This is the first Gold Cup for the Dominicans, and the first Gold Cup for young boss Mitch Collins.
19:15: TEAMS NEARLY READY FOR KICKOFF
Both Canada and the Dominican Republic are looking for a win to take the lead in Group C after Costa Rica and Honduras fought to a 2 - 2 draw earlier today. Upwards of 13,000 fans are expected to be attendance today at Ford Field, which can hold 20,000 spectators for football matches. Tonight's referee is Harrison Potts. The American will be refereeing his first match of the season.
19:20: BETTING LINES FINALIZED
have finalized tonight's betting lines. Canada are listed as favorites at 4-6 odds, while the Dominican Republic are underdogs at 7-2 odds. A draw is favored at 9-4 odds.
19:30: LINEUPS ANNOUNCED
Both Canada and the Dominican Republic have confirmed their lineups for tonight's match 30 minutes prior to kickoff.
Borjan, Hainault, Henry, Gasparotto, Straith, Finlay, Piette, Ledgerwood, Tiebert, Ricketts, Kajgo
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC (4-1-2-2-1):
Diaz, Acevedo, Bonnin, Barmettier, Ledesma, Martinez, Acosta, Espinal, Edipo, Faña, Mariano
20:00 KICKOFF Canada 0 - 0 Dominican Republic
And we're off from Detroit! Canada take the ball first to open the match.
20:07 CHANCE Canada 0 - 0 Dominican Republic
Oh so close for Canada! Teibert's cross connects with the head of Ricketts but his header hits the crossbar and bounces out! Heinz Barmettler clears past the touchline and the Dominicans catch a lucky break.
20:16 BOOKING Canada 0 - 0 Dominican Republic
Potts hands out his first yellow card of the match as he books Acosta following a hard tackle from behind on Piette.
20:36 GOAL Canada 1 - 0 Dominican Republic
The Canadians strike first! Teibert's free kick is picked up by Kajgo just outside of the six-yard box, but it is deflected by Bonnin right into the leg of Ethan Finlay who easily slots it home in the bottom left corner for his first international goal.
20:43 CHANCE Canada 1 - 0 Dominican Republic
The Dominicans nearly strike back! Martinez's long ball connects with Mariano and he goes one-on-one with the keeper, but his shot is saved after a diving stop! Acevedo attempted a cross following a rebound but the Canadians thwart the attack.
20:45 INJURY Canada 1 - 0 Dominican Republic
Just before halftime the Dominicans see one of their most crucial players go down. Jonathan Faña takes a hard hit to legs and is forced to come off. Edu Marcel comes on to replace him.
20:45 HALF TIME Canada 1 - 0 Dominican Republic
Halftime from Detroit, where Canada holds a 1 - 0 advantage over the Dominican Republic after Ethan Finlay's close range shot in the 36th minute. The Dominicans have just seen one of their top players, Jonathan Faña, leave to injury. Can they overcome it and dominate the second half?
21:00 KICK OFF Canada 1 - 0 Dominican Republic
We are back underway from Ford Field as Canada holds a 1 - 0 lead over the Dominican Republic.
21:00 BOOKING Canada 1 - 0 Dominican Republic
And just out of halftime Harrison Potts hands out his second yellow card of the match. This time it will be on Cesar Ledesma who tackled Teibert hard and brought him down near the touchline.
21:01 BOOKING Canada 1 - 0 Dominican Republic
Not even a minute later, Potts hands out another card, but this time it's to the other side! Edu Marcel is tripped by Ledgerwood trying to dribble through the defense and it taken down hard. Canada gets their first booking of the match.
21:12 SUBSTITUTION Canada 1 - 0 Dominican Republic
Canada will bring some fresh legs on to try and add another goal to their tally. Lucas Cavallini and Will Johnson come on, replacing goalscorer Ethan Finlay and Tosaint Ricketts.
21:15 CHANCE Canada 1 - 0 Dominican Republic
Another close chance for the Dominicans! Ledesma's cross is played perfectly into the foot of Espinal but his close range shot is saved easily by Borjan.
21:19 SUBSTITUTION Canada 1 - 0 Dominican Republic
Canada use their final substitution as Randy Edwini-Bonsu replaces Bojan Kajgo.
21:22 SENDING OFF Canada 1 - 0 Dominican Republic
Just 20 minutes after his first booking, Cesar Ledesma is sent off! His hard tackle from behind on Cavallini was not tolerated and Harrison Potts had no issue sending the Dominicans down to ten men! It will be a challenge for Mitch Collins' side now!
21:31 GOAL Canada 1 - 1 Dominican Republic
The Dominicans have done the unthinkable! With ten men they have come back to tie the match! Marcel's free kick is saved by Borjan as he dives to his right, but Bonnin picks up on the rebound and fires it across the net before Borjan has a chance to get up off his knees!
21:36 GOAL Canada 1 - 2 Dominican Republic
Scenes at Ford Field! Mariano's perfectly placed pass to Edipo who was just onside in the box and he shoots it past the keeper into the upper left corner and the Dominicans take the lead!
21:45 FULL TIME Canada 1 - 2 Dominican Republic
Harrison Potts blows the whistle for full time and the Dominicans have picked up a HUGE win here in Detroit! They take the three points to move the top of Group C!