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Mexico vs Chile – International Friendly – Where to Watch

After beating Costa Rica 3-2 on Friday, Mexico will now take on Chile in another international friendly. Interim coach Ricardo Ferretti used a Liga MX-based lineup in the game against CONCACAF competition Costa Rica, but Tuesday’s game will see El Tri’s European-based players take the field.

Chile fell 3-0 to Peru in their own friendly last Friday, a result that leaves La Roja winless in three. But the last time these two national teams faced off, Chile walked away with a stunning 7-0 victory, a result that Mexico will be anxious to erase from people’s minds with a strong showing in La Corregidora.

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Copa América: Chile vs Mexico – Recap and Highlights

COPA_America_Centenario_2016_emblem_fc_cmykMexico’s 22-game, record-setting unbeaten streak came to an abrupt and astonishing halt with a 7-0 loss to Chile in the Copa América quarterfinals. El Tri never got into the game and were outplayed all over the field by an energetic and efficient Chilean side.

In the 15th minute, Chile silenced the heavily pro-Mexico crowd in Levi’s Stadium. Memo Ochoa made the initial save on a shot from Marcelo Díaz, but his parry fell nicely for Edson Puch, who made no mistake with the finish. La Roja had the 1-0 lead.

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Copa América: Chile vs Mexico – Where to Watch

el triAfter winning their group, Mexico will now have to navigate the knockout rounds at the Copa América Centenario. El Tri, boasting an all-time-record 22-game unbeaten streak, will now take on a Chile side that is not in the best of form, with five losses in their last eight matches.

These two faced off quite recently, in a pre-Copa friendly just over two weeks ago, which Mexico won 1-0 with a late goal from Javier “Chicharito” Hernández.

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Mexico to Face Chile in Copa América Quarterfinals

COPA_America_Centenario_2016_emblem_fc_cmykMexico won Group C on Monday with a 1-1 draw against Venezuela, but they had to wait until Tuesday night to learn their quarterfinal opponent. Chile defeated Panama 4-2, but finished second in Group D after Argentina beat Bolivia 3-0.

Mexico and Chile will now face off for a spot in the Copa América Centenario semifinals.

These two sides faced off in a pre-Copa friendly on June 1, a match Mexico won 1-0. Overall, Mexico is unbeaten in 22 matches while Chile has lost five of their last eight games in all competitions.

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International Friendly: Mexico vs Chile – Recap and Highlights

el triA late goal gave Mexico the 1-0 victory over a Chile side that had out-shot them 18-4 but couldn’t find the back of the net. The win extends El Tri’s winning streak to nine games and their unbeaten streak to 19, while La Roja has now lost two in a row and four of their last five.

Juan Carlos Osorio put out an experimental lineup for this game, with regulars such as Javier Hernández, Andrés Guardado, and Héctor Moreno starting on the bench and others playing out of position. Of the 11 players who started Saturday’s game against Paraguay, just one reprised his role tonight: Néstor Araujo. The formation and personnel changes did not work well for Mexico, who were largely outplayed by Chile in the first half.

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International Friendly: Mexico vs Chile – Where to Watch

el triThe Mexican and Chilean national teams will face off Wednesday night in a final pre-Copa América Centenario warm-up game for each team.

Mexico comes into this game off a 1-0 victory against Paraguay in another international friendly this past weekend, and El Tri is riding an eight-game winning streak in all competitions. La Roja is in decidedly poorer form; Chile fell 1-2 to Jamaica in a friendly on Friday and has lost three of their last four games in all competitions.

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Mexico Announces June Friendly vs Chile

As preparation for the Copa América Centenario, Mexico and Chile will play an international friendly on June 1st in San Diego, California, the Mexican Football Federation confirmed.

It’s official! On June 1 we will play @LaRoja as preparation ahead of the #Copa100

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Copa América: Chile vs Mexico – Recap and Highlights

copa america chileMexico is still winless in the Copa América, but they put on a much better performance tonight in a 3-3 draw with Chile. El Tri was looking to rebound after a disappointing goalless draw against Bolivia in their opening match, and they came out firing on all cylinders, twice taking the lead.

In an action-packed first half, Vicente Matías Vuoso gave Mexico the lead in the 20th minute, taking advantage of a moment of inattention by the Chilean back line to slot the ball home. However, it took just two minutes for Arturo Vidal to head home a cross from Charles Aránguiz and knot the score at 1-1.

Raúl Jiménez returned the lead to Mexico just before the half-hour mark with a header of his own, but Eduardo Vargas’s goal just before the break ensured it would be honors even at halftime.

Ten minutes into the second half, Chile earned a penalty kick after Gerardo Flores fouled Vidal in the box. Vidal himself took the spot kick and he took it well, giving Chile the lead for the first time that night.

It looked like the hosts were going to run away with it then, but Jorge Valdiva had a spectacular effort ruled out due to an offside call on Vidal. With Mexico trailing by just a single goal, Vuoso was able to level the score once more with his second goal of the night.

With the score at 3-3, Chile had another goal controversially ruled out for offside, after Alexis Sánchez’s effort was disallowed.

The draw leaves Chile at the top of the table, level on points with Bolivia, who have turned out to be the surprise of the tournament so far. Mexico, meanwhile, can still advance, but they’ll need to win their final group stage match against Ecuador in order to do so.

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Lineups

Chile: Claudio Bravo, Mauricio Isla, Gary Medel, Gonzalo Jara, Miiko Albornoz (Jean Beausejour 87′), Marcelo Díaz (Eugenio Mena 71′), Charles Aránguiz, Arturo Vidal, Alexis Sánchez, Jorge Valdiva, Eduardo Vargas (Mauricio Pinilla 84′).

Mexico: José de Jesús Corona, Gerardo Flores, Julio César Domínguez, Hugo Ayala, Adrián Aldrete (Carlos Salcedo 70′), Juan Carlos Medina (Javier Aquino 63′), Juan Carlos Valenzuela, Javier Güemez, Jesús Manuel Corona (Mario Osuna 77′), Raúl Jiménez, Vicente Matías Vuoso. 

Group Table – Group A

Team Games W D L GF GA GD Points
Chile 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 4
Bolivia 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 4
Mexico 2 0 2 0 3 3 0 2
Ecuador 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3 0

Copa América: Chile vs Mexico – Where to Watch

copa america chileMexico will look to recover from their shaky start to the Copa América when they face Chile on Monday night. The hosts won their opening game of the competition, downing Ecuador 2-0, while Mexico had to settle for a goalless draw against Bolivia.

Mexico and Chile faced off in the 2011 Copa América, where Chile won 2-1. Mexico will look to avenge that loss here, while Chile will look to give their home fans more to cheer.

Copa América – Group Stage
Monday, June 15
Chile vs Mexico – 7:30 – BeIN Sports / BeIN Español

Mexico to Play Bolivia with Reduced Roster

el triAfter Saturday’s 0-0 draw with Chile, “el Tri” is heading to Colorado, where they’ll take on Bolivia on Tuesday night in Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (10:00 PM – Unimás / Univision Deportes / ESPN2). However, they’ll face the Bolivians with a reduced roster after Giovani dos Santos and Francisco Rodríguez picked up injuries in the game against Chile.

Dos Santos left the game in the 66th minute after appearing to pull a muscle just before taking a shot that went high. He left the field feeling the back of his left thigh, and he has returned to Spain and his club team, Villarreal.

Rodríguez has also returned to his club, Cruz Azul, after he limped off the field in the 46th minute after taking a hard knock to his left calf. Miguel Herrera explained that “Maza” suffered a “fairly strong knock” and that they preferred not to risk the defender.

“El Piojo” also added that he will not call up any replacements for Dos Santos or Rodríguez, and will stick with his remaining 20 players for Tuesday’s game against Bolivia.