WTR Live, Olympic Edition: Canada vs. South Africa

Can we win against Canada? Yes we can't! Or can we...? CREDIT: Sindy Thomas/Getty Images
CANADA
vs.
SOUTH AFRICA
FIFA Ranking: 7th

FIFA Ranking: 61st
Top Scorer: Sinclair (138)

Top Scorer: Modise (71)
2012 London Olympics Women's Football Tournament
City of Coventry Stadium, Coventry, England
2:45PM BT (9:45AM ET)
TV: CTV, RDS (Canada), MSNBC (US)
Last Meeting: First Time

If you don't take her out tonight, you're gonna find her gone.
And I will take her out tonight, and I will treat her kind.
You're gonna lose that girl (Yes, yes, you're gonna lose that girl)
You're gonna lose that girl (Yes, yes, you're gonna lose that girl)

- "You're Gonna Lose That Girl", The Beatles

Here we are, ladies and gentlemen -- this is the game where the Canadians have a chance to make a statement. After a disappointing (or great, depending on who you ask) 2-1 loss to world champions Japan on Wednesday, Moral victories, as Diana Matheson said to the media after the game, won't get them into the next round. So let's get something good out of this one, shall we?

First off, great news -- Candace Chapman is day-to-day with her injury, the same as Emily Zurrer. It didn't look good when Chapman first left the field, but at least she's just down -- not out! Robyn Gayle will likely get the start in the place of Chapman, but otherwise, no other major roster changes are expected. South Africa should also remain unchanged from their clash with the Swedes.

For a bit more information (or whatever there is we could dig up, which isn't a whole lot) about the South Africans, check out our tee up of today's match, and our Better Know Your Olympic Enemies on the Banyana Banyana, and you can win one of two Christine Sinclair jerseys (courtesy of our friends at Umbro) with our Are You Smarter Than Carolina Morace? result prediction game.

But what if your crystal ball isn't up to snuff? During this morning's WTR Live, we will be giving away the second jersey with our "So You Think You Know Christine Sinclair?" Trivia Contest! Be the FIRST to correctly answer three questions that we will release before, during and after the match in our chat, and you could be a winner! Watch for details of that during our commentary.

Duncan, our guest commentator Kristin Knowles (The West Stand Girl) and I will be LIVE starting at 9:30am ET for pre-game details, lineups and chat, which will be followed by live chat-mentary. So please join us in the window after the jump -- live commentary is as good as those who contribute!

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