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Calendar (French time) in group C:

November 22: Mexico-Poland on the 974 stadium (5 p.m., on beIN Sports activities 1)

November 26: Argentina-Mexico on the Lusail stadium (8 p.m., on TF1 and beIN Sports activities 1)

November 30: Saudi Arabia-Mexico at Lusail Stadium (8 p.m. on beIN Sports activities 2)

Their nickname: el Tri, in reference to the three colours of the Mexican flag: purple, white and inexperienced.

The group of 26:

Guardians: Guillermo Ochoa, Alfredo Talavera, Rodolfo Cota.

Defenders: Jorge Sanchez, Kevin Alvarez, Nestor Araujo, Johan Vasquez, Hector Moreno, César Montes, Gerardo Arteaga, Jesus Gallardo.

Environments : Andrés Guardado, Héctor Herrera, Carlos Alberto Rodriguez, Erick Gutiérrez, Luis Chavez, Edson Alvarez, Orbelin Pineda, Luis Romo.

Forwards: Roberto Alvarado, Alexis Vega, Hirving Lozano, Raul Jimenez, Uriel Antuna, Henry Martin, Rogelio Funes Mori.

Higher Qatar than ever. Mexico is a daily on the World Cups, and is enjoying in Qatar for its eighth consecutive ultimate section. With this seventeenth participation, the nation ranks fifth within the rating of choices having performed probably the most editions, behind Brazil, Germany, Argentina and Italy. El Tri reveals actual consistency in efficiency: it’s important to return to 1978 to search out traces of the elimination of the Mexicans within the first spherical of a World Cup.

Coach: Gerardo Daniel Martino. Higher often known as “Tata” Martino, the Argentinian notably coached FC Barcelona between 2013 and 2014. Born in Rosario and skilled at Newell’s Previous Boys, like Lionel Messi, the previous attacking midfielder, now aged 59, took the reins of the choice in January 2019. With a transparent goal, said by the Mexican Soccer Federation: to succeed in the quarter-finals, for a nation which stays on seven eliminations in a row on the stage of the eighth.

Govt abstract from Le Monde

The robust factors. If a very good a part of the Mexican internationals evolve right this moment within the native championship, Mexico counts on every line of the weather enjoying or having performed in Europe. We are able to cite the Monterrey defender Héctor Moreno – handed by the Netherlands and Spain – or the defensive midfielder Edson Alvarez, who’s the heyday of Ajax Amsterdam. An expertise that partly justifies El Tri’s potential to boost their degree of play when adversity mounts, as was the case in the course of the feat achieved by the nation in opposition to Germany (1-0 victory) for his entry into the operating on the 2018 World Cup.

The weak spots. Mexico have conceded solely eight objectives in fourteen qualifying matches. However the choice holds its breath with the hip harm of its striker Raul Jimenez, seventh high scorer within the historical past of the nation. Retained within the checklist, the middle ahead of Wolverhampton – finest scorer in the course of the eliminatory marketing campaign – performed half time within the pleasant match in opposition to Sweden on November 16. Behind, Hirving Lozano, one other offensive weapon of selection, has typically needed to make do for the reason that begin of the season with diminished enjoying time with Naples in Italian Serie A.

Cupboard ranking (out of 5): 3

Mexico have an actual know-how to extricate themselves from chickens, and they aren’t afraid of the cadors of world soccer. Lionel Messi’s Argentina would do properly to be cautious of the Mexicans, the German 2018 title-holders can attest to. For the qualification, the Mexicans due to this fact depart with a bonus over Poland. Observe that the second in group C will face within the spherical of 16 the primary in pool D, that of France, the reigning world champion.

Regulate him:

Guillermo Ochoa. The French championship remembers the goalkeeper, when he performed in Ajaccio, disgusting, one night in August 2013, the celebrities of Paris Saint-Germain (1-1), with eleven decisive saves. A real star in his nation, the one nicknamed “Memo” ought to play, at 37, his fifth ultimate section of the World Cup within the Mexican cages. And it doesn’t occur within the pores and skin of a pre-retiree. A repeatedly decisive within the playoffs, Guillermo Ochoa additionally gained, with Membership America, the 2022-2023 opening championship in Mexico. The goalkeeper’s reflexes shouldn’t be an excessive amount of to comprise the assaults of Lionel Messi or Robert Lewandowski, future opponents of the Mexicans.

Think about Arsene… that Mexico was suspended from the 1990 World Cup for a historical past of age-related dishonest. Whereas the below 20s have been getting ready to play the 1989 World Cup of their class, an article in an area day by day revealed that 4 gamers have been probably not of the age required to play within the match. After a criticism filed by the Guatemalan Federation with the Confederation of North America, Central America and the Caribbean, the Mexican choices are excluded from all competitors for 2 years. The nationwide workforce can not due to this fact participate within the qualifiers for the 1990 World Cup in Italy. The scandal turns into that of cachirulesan city slang phrase for an illegitimate son.
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When you have determined to boycott… In Mexico, the dry season – extra conducive to journey – begins in November, in the course of the World Cup. The proper alternative to discover the nation. If Playa del Carmen or Cancun are probably the most touristic websites, we suggest Baja California and its cacti so far as the attention can see. And if not, the Palais Galliera, in Paris, hosts till March 2023 an exhibition on Frida Kahlo, probably the most well-known painter within the nation. Greater than 200 objects from his birthplace are gathered there.

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