09 Nov Jimenez, Ochoa return to Mexico nationwide team for November Nations League matches
The El Tri celebrities are one of over a dozen players returning to the squad after falling out on October’s successes over Bermuda and Panama
Tata Martino is not yet been criticised for’rotations’ such as his predecessor Juan Carlos Osorio was through his entire tenure as Mexico supervisor, but he is definitely making a few adjustments.
Martino has predicted at a group for Concacaf Nations League matches in Panama and in home against Bermuda composed mostly of players that weren’t involved every month.
The players earned won’t be unknown to Mexico lovers, but with celebrity Wolverhampton forwards Raul Jimenez and America goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa, that is Mexico’s number one, one of those Martino remembered for its competitions.
Along with Ochoa, Hugo Gonzalez and Sebastian Jurado reunite, providing El Tri three distinct goalkeepers in the October squad.
You will find several returning players from this team, nevertheless, with Leon forwards Jose Juan Macias, LA Galaxy winger Uriel Antuna, Monterrey attacker Rodolfo Pizarro, Cruz Azul attacker Roberto Hernandez, Necaxa fullback Cristian Calderon, America guardian Jorge Sanchez along with defenders Johan Vasquez and Luis Romo back into the team.
Macias began his El Tri livelihood sexy, since the 20-year old notched a goal in a warm-up friendly against Trinidad and Tobago and followed that revealing with a set of goals against Bermuda and yet another goal against Panama.
The 5-1 victory over the Caribbean country and the 3-1 triumph over the Central Americans imply El Tri need only a point in the last two matches to lock up a place in the inaugural CNL closing, equaling the four League A group winners against each other in June 2020.
Not one of those Europe-based players earned last month have now been remembered, based on Martino’s strategy to acquire a close look at players that did not take part in the summertime’s successful Gold Cup effort.
Jimenez, Ajax midfielder Edson Alvarez, Al-Gharafa centre back Hector Moreno and PSV midfielder Erick Gutierrez would be the sole players in the group located outside North America. All four assisted Mexico into the Gold Cup and will add thickness to the team.
The 2 matches, the first in Panama City and the next in Toluca, will be Mexico’s final games of 2019.
Goalkeepers: Guillermo Ochoa (America), Hugo Gonzalez (Necaxa), Sebastian Jurado (Veracruz)
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Defenders: Luis “Chaka” Rodriguez (Tigres), Jorge Sanchez (America), Luis Romo (Queretaro), Hiram Mier (Chivas), Cesar Montes (Monterrey), Johan Vasquez (Monterrey), Hector Moreno (Al-Gharafa), Cristian Calderon (Necaxa), Jesus Gallardo (Monterrey),
Midfielders: Edson Alvarez (Ajax), Jonathan dos Santos (LA Galaxy). Erick Gutierrez (PSV), Uriel Antuna (LA Galaxy), Erick Aguirre (Pachuca), Orbelin Pineda (Cruz Azul), Sebastian Cordova (America)
Forwards: Roberto Hernandez (Cruz Azul), Raul Jimenez (Wolves), Rodolfo Pizarro (Monterrey), Jose Juan Macias (Leon)