Juan Carlos Osorio talks about Mexico’s upcoming match against USA
The Mexican national football team has to play their first match of the 5th round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against United Stated on November 11 at the MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus and this is a venue that the Mexican national side has never been able to overcome United States.
Juan Carlos Osorio has recently talked about this approaching match as the Colombian coach said:
"It's a great opportunity to turn the situation around. We know exactly what has happened in Columbus in the past. We've analyzed not just the games, but also the goals conceded.I consider that if we have our players healthy and playing regularly in their clubs. We'll have a very good national team with every possibility of going to Columbus, representing Mexico with dignity and competing for a result,"
Mexico made it out of the group stages of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers by snatching the top spot of group A with 16 points and not suffering any defeats in a group that had: Honduras, Canada and El Salvador also competing for the top spot but it was eventually secured by Mexico while the 2nd qualifying spot was sealed by Honduras.
Juan Carlos Osorio has already announced the full list of players that will be travelling with him for this upcoming match against United States and his list includes 13 Europe based performers while 9 of them are players that are currently performing in the Mexican League, Liga MX.
The full squad list of Juan Carlos Osorio is:
Goalkeepers: Alfredo Talavera, Guillermo Ochoa, Jesus Corona.
Defenders: Rafa Marquez, Hector Moreno, Oswaldo Alanis, Miguel Layun, Carlos Salcedo, Diego Reyes, Nestor Araujo, Hugo Ayala.
Midfielders: Hector Herrera, JesusDuenas, Jonathan dos Santos, Andres Guardado, Giovani dos Santos, Orbelin Pineda, Marco Fabian.
Forwards: Javier Hernandez, RaulJimenez, Carlos Vela, Javier Aquino, Jesus Corona, Hirving Lozano, Oribe Peralta.