As stated by Rubén Rodríguez in La Última Palabra, in the official announcement of the Mexican team for the friendly match against USA it will not be Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez for his little activity with the Los Angeles Galaxy of the MLS but we will have the return of Alexis Vega after his good moment with Chivas.
Tonight the official list of the coach was released Diego Cocca of the 23 soccer players who will play next Wednesday, April 19 at the University of Phoenix Stadium against the combined Las Barras and Las Estrellas.
Who are the summoned of the Mexican National Team?
- Goalkeepers | Carlos Acevedo (Santos), Luis Malagon (America) and Antonio Rodriguez (Tijuana).
- Defenses | Kevin Alvarez (Pachuca), Julian Araujo (Barcelona), Victor Guzman (Monterrey), Israel Kings (USA), Nestor Araujo (USA), Gilberto Sepulveda (Chivas), Jesus Gallardo (Monterrey).
- Media | Omar Campos (Santos), Alan Cervantes (Santos), Fernando Beltrán (Chivas), Luis Chávez (Pachuca), Erick Sánchez (Pachuca), Carlos Rodríguez (Cruz Azul), Aldo Rocha (Atlas), Roberto Alvarado (Chivas), Uriel Antuna (Blue Cross).
- Forwards | Alexis Vega (Chivas), Henry Martín (America), Ozziel Herrera (Atlas) and Roberto de la Rosa (Pachuca).
When does Mexico vs the United States play?
After the defeats with Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino as national coach in the Nations League and Gold Cup Finals, plus another setback and a draw at the Azteca Stadium inside the Octagonal for the last World Cup, Diego Cocca will face his first Concacaf Classic after beating Suriname and drawing at home with Jamaica, a game marked by boos against Guillermo Ochoa, absent for this friendly.
- Friendly match: USA vs Mexico
- Date: Wednesday April 19th of 2023
- Hours: Scheduled at 20:00 hrs from the center of the country
- Sede: State Farm Stadium de Phoenix, Arizona
- Capacity: 63 thousand 400 spectators
- Broadcast: On open television on Televisa and TV Azteca
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