Mexico is opening the Hex with a game against their rivals, the U.S. national team, in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus has been a house of horrors for El Tri in World Cup Qualifying and they will look to end the “dos a cero” curse here.
Mexico has named a strong starting XI for that purpose, with Gio dos Santos, “Chicharito”, and Carlos Vela all among the first eleven.
Juan Carlos Osorio has named his starting XI to take on Panama in tonight’s international friendly. Osorio has made five changes from the lineup that faced New Zealand last Saturday, but among the repeats are Jordan Silva and Hedgardo Marín, who will be earning their second caps.
Juan Carlos Osorio has named his starting XI to take on New Zealand in tonight’s international friendly, and three players will be earning their first caps. Jordan Silva, Hedgardo Marín, and Jesús Gallardo will all make their debuts for El Tri in Nashville.
Mexico will look to remain perfect in the fourth round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying while Honduras aims to lock up their own spot in the Hex.
Juan Carlos Osorio has made four changes from the starting XI that beat El Salvador 1-3 on Friday.
One of those was due to injury, as Raúl Jiménez had to withdraw from the roster with a knee injury. His spot up top was taken by Ángel Zaldívar; the other changes include the insertions of Alfredo Talavera, Jesús Dueñas, and Diego Reyes.
Speaking to the media on Monday, Juan Carlos Osorio confirmed there will be changes to Mexico’s starting lineup for tomorrow’s game against Canada. Captain Rafa Márquez will not start after leaving Friday’s game at halftime for precautionary reasons; in addition, Osorio does not plan to put Alfredo Talavera back in goal.
Whether it will be Jesús Corona or Alejandro Palacios getting the nod in net remains to be seen, with Osorio stating they each have an equal chance of starting. If the Pumas man gets the call, it will mark his first cap for El Tri. Continue reading →