Manchester United forward Javier Hernandez has been named in Mexico's World Cup squad. The names and logos of MLS teams are registered and/or common law trademarks of MLS or are used with the permission of their owners. Unfortunately, I dont see him breaking through to make the final 23. A botched move to Malaga saw him ride the bench and not see playing time in La Liga until March 2016.  On 26 June 2014, midfielders Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng were sent home and indefinitely suspended from the national team for disciplinary reasons. The latest in the sports world, emailed daily. 2022 India Dot Com Private Limited. Ochoa was without a club following the expiry of his Ajaccio contract. Both those times, Mexico had hosted the quadrennial tournament. Coaches in bold represented their own country. World Cup 2018: Unless JCO decides to being a young keeper as his #3, expect Corona to be there. MLS All-Stars vs LIGA MX All-Stars in Minnesota on August 10, bursting onto the scene at the 2010 World Cup, where four men coached Mexico in World Cup qualifiers. Jesus Corona came into the process as the favorite after having plenty of success against high-level competition, but so did Guillermo Ochoa. He has since returned to Atlas and has been consistently called up by JCO but his future on the national team is cloudy due to the drug trafficking allegations. The United States and Mexico booked their tickets to the World Cup finals in Qatar on Wednesday after securing the results needed to claim the last two automatic qualifying places from the CONCACAF region. Canada took a giant stride towards their first World Cup finals appearance in 36 years on Tuesday after beating Mexico 2-1 to vault to the top of the CONCACAF qualifying standings. Christian Pulisic and Weston McKennie scored the goals as the United States downed Mexico 2-0 to move to the top of CONCACAF's 2022 World Cup qualifying race on Friday. Fit-again Christian Pulisic was named in a 25-man United States squad for upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Mexico and Jamaica on Thursday. Timothy Weah set up the winner as the United States came from behind to defeat Costa Rica 2-1 and reignite their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign on Wednesday. J.League Cup / Copa Sudamericana Championship. World Cup 2018: Has a chance if the allegations die down. Zokora was without a club following the expiry of his contract with Trabzonspor. , The final squad was announced on 2 June 2014. Marquito has become an important player for Frankfurt but a bad back injury has kept him off the field this season. World Cup 2018: Will be watching from home. World Cup 2018: unlikely to make the final 23. World Cup 2018: Only a major injury will keep him off the 2018 roster. , The final squad was announced on 13 May 2014. Mexico have qualified for their 15th FIFA World Cup out of a total of 20. 20:30 IST | 15:00 GMT, 24 Jul, 2022 , The final squad was announced on 12 May 2014. His consistent play in LigaMX keeps getting him called up to the national team.  The squad numbers were revealed on 24 May. Guillermo Ochoa: Im not sure any player has had a more disappointing club career since 2014. Aguilar, Rodriguez and Layun will get the other three spots. Diego Reyes: 2 successful loan stints in La Liga since the World Cup but he is back on the bench for Porto. Now that they have qualified, they must figure out how to get back on track in time for Brazil 2014, or their time at the World Cup will be very brief.  However, midfielders Luis Montes and Juan Carlos Medina sustained injuries afterwards and were replaced by Javier Aquino and Miguel ngel Ponce. Corona will be 37 by the World Cup but he is not slowing down any time soon. His playing time has disappeared but its still early and he could rebound before next Summer. The ultimate, personalized mobile sports experience, 2026 World Cup venues unveiled: Iconic Rose Bowl out; Toronto, Vancouver in, 5 biggest storylines from the World Cup draw, World Cup groups: 32-team field complete after playoffs wrap up, Off to Qatar: How each nation qualified for the 2022 World Cup, Analysis, predictions for every World Cup group. Rafael Marquez and Maza will likely be two of the central defenders and both no longer have the requisite speed to keep up with some of the faster attackers in the group. In all, World Cup squad members played for clubs in 54 countries, and played in 51 different national leagues.. Haghighi was on loan at Sporting Covilh from, Uzoenyi was on loan at Enugu Rangers from, Victor Moses was on loan at Liverpool from. Miguel Herrera, hired on an interim basis in October 2013, was given a simple task: Win the intercontinental playoff and get Mexico to the World Cup. This wins have largely come on the back of players who ply their trade in Mexico and not Europe. Football Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. Miguel Angel Ponce: He has not seen the field for El Tri since November 2014 and I dont expect that to change in 2018. He left Tigres after the World Cup, saying his contract extension was not legal. Can be effective on the wings for Mexico and Aquino has been called up many times by JCO.  Only players in these squads were eligible to take part in the tournament. Guardado went to PSV after Brazil and was one of their best players in the 3 seasons he was there. Andres Guardado will try to take over the role of Montes as one of the best playmakers left on the roster. , The final squad was announced on 1 June 2014.
Giovani dos Santos and Javier Hernandez had the most experience with the national team and arguably have the most raw talent on the roster. , The final squad was announced on 19 May 2014. , The final squad was announced on 1 June 2014.  The squad numbers were revealed the next day. Assou-Ekotto was on loan at Queens Park Rangers from. Miguel Layun: A surprise move to England in January 2015 eventually led to Porto signing him that Summer from Watford. Fucile was without a club following the expiry of his Porto contract. 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World Cup 2018: Yes unless his injury proves too much then Corona slides into #2 and Cota/Gonzalez/Orozco battle for the last spot. , The final squad was announced on 2 June 2014. ", "Veliko pojaanje na golu: Eduardo potpisao za Dinamo!  The final lists of 23 players per national team were submitted to FIFA by 2 June 2014. His time with Tigres has been filled with hardware and a lot of playing time with one of the best clubs in CONCACAF. Either way, he will help out Mexico in the next set of matches. The club listed is the club for which the player last played a competitive match prior to the tournament. The crafty playmaker will be joined by Tigres defender Carlos Salcido, whose place in the squad was also a point of contention after he spent recent months out of the national team fold. Gallito Vazquez: His consistent play with Leon landed him a big money move to Chivas where he became a key part of their championship squad last season.  FIFA published the 23-player final lists, with the squad numbers, on their website, on 5 June 2014. Additionally,Alfredo Talavera showed that he is capable of helping out with his ability in net. Giggs resigns as Wales manager ahead of domestic violence tr FIFA: More than 50% of players at Euros and AFCON suffered o England shocker heaps pressure on Southgate before World Cup. Remaining World Cup tickets to go on sale next week. , The final squad was announced on 1 June 2014. 17:30 IST | 12:00 GMT, 22 Jul, 2022 That's not the point if you want to make history. The 2014 FIFA World Cup was an international football tournament that was held in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. England's squad had only one player employed by a non-domestic club: Fraser Forster was employed in Scotland; although it was also part of the United Kingdom, they had a separate national federation and league system from England. I think every national team has the same possibilities to win the World Cup.It's a very short competition and anything could happen, so our goal is to get into the final and to try to win it.. Needs a strong finish to his season to show JCO he is worth bringing to Russia. They are drawn in Group A of the World Cup with hosts Brazil, Cameroon and Croatia.  The squad numbers were revealed on 2 June. JCO does not seem to rate Gallito very much and the emergence of other midfielders has pushed Vazquez down in the depth chart. 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World Cup 2018: Nope, Paul Aguilar: He is a key player for Club America and is (was?) USMNT to play Japan, Saudi Arabia in last World Cup warmup g FA chair backs Southgate despite poor England run. Oribe Peralta (Santos), Javier Hernandez (Manchester United), Giovani dos Santos (Villarreal), Raul Jimenez (America), Alan Pulido (Tigres). JCO likes what he can bring off the bench and will lean on bringing him to Russia. Mexico has qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia and will be in Pot #2 for the draw in December. Gullit has started to be a consistent starter for the Scottish giants and even had a brace in his last game. Mexico coach Herrera had to make one change to his squad, with injured Club America midfielder Juan Carlos Medina being replaced by Toluca's Miguel Angel Ponce. Reyes has been a mainstay on the El Tri but he needs to play centerback to be effective. World Cup 2018: Good chance he starts at centerback. Of course, you can imagine him having a short leash if things start to go south in the match against Cameroon. The full-backs will have more freedom to move up the sidelines in this formation, which will be perfect for creating opportunities for the forwards. Guadalajara announce Santiago Ormeo signing From Club Leon. ", "Landon Donovan left off USMNT roster for World Cup", "Coupe du monde, Brsil 2014: La liste des 23 algriens retenus", "Former Rangers defender Madjid Bougherra wants to return to Ibrox", "Mira las listas de las 32 selecciones participantes en el Mundial de Brasil", "Sammy Bossut remplace Koen Casteels la Coupe du Monde au Brsil Union Royale Belge des Socits de Football-Association", "Transfer deadline day: Everton sign James McCarthy and Romelu Lukaku", " . After winning just once against CONCACAF foes at the once-formidable Estadio Azteca, Mexico found their stride against the Kiwis with a commanding 5-1 win to all but seal the tie in the first leg. World Cup 2018: If he can replicate last seasons form after his injury, yes, Isaac Brizuela: Another player who has made a move to Chivas since the 2014 World Cup. Oribe Peralta: Signed with Club America after Brazil and has not stopped scoring goals for them since (over 50 league goals since). A problem for Mexico is that they are relying upon two past their prime defenders to shore up their backline. A bad knee injury this Summer has put in question his spot on this roster. Thoughts on my predictions? Alan Pulido: Might have the most interesting story of anyone on this roster post-Brazil. The Netherlands was the only team to use all of its 23 players during the tournament, making it the fourth team in World Cup history to ever use all of its players in the squad, after France in 1978, and both Greece and Russia in 1994 (although in all these cases 22 players were used since the 23-player squads were not introduced until 2002 FIFA World Cup). He can play an attacking midfield role or be deeper on the pitch in a holding position. Forwards: Oribe Peralta (Santos), Javier Hernandez (Manchester United), Giovani dos Santos (Villarreal), Raul Jimenez (America), Alan Pulido (Tigres). The final squad was announced on 8 May 2014. Unfortunately, it did not work out for him there but a move to Benfica has (kinda). Samaras was without a club following the expiry of his contract with Celtic. Expect nothing from them at this World Cup.. Still, the current group has the talent to surprise people in Brazil. World Cup 2018: Automatic starter since hes the only reliable fullback JCO has had since Aguilar tore his ACL. Although it will not be easy in a group with Brazil, Croatia and Cameroon, it is not impossible either. He made waves by calling up mostly Club Amrica players for the playoff, as he was familiar with them as coach of the team, but his gambit was ultimately successful. The USMNT went unbeaten in hexagonal play against Mexico in 2013, drawing 0-0 at the Azteca and winning 2-0 in Columbus Mexico will have played six friendlies in the United States in 2014 by the time the World Cup starts, against South Korea (San Antonio), Nigeria (Atlanta), USA (Glendale, Ariz.), Ecuador (Arlington, TX), Bosnia and Herzegovina (Chicago), and Portugal (Foxborough, MA) Former New York Red Bulls Designated Player Rafa Mrquez was recalled by Herrera to the squad for the playoff, where he captained the national team and scored in the first leg against New Zealand Current MLS players born in Mexico include Erick Torres (Chivas USA) and Carlos Salcedo (Real Salt Lake). , The final squad was announced on 2 June 2014.  With less than 48 hours until the opening game against Brazil, Milan Badelj was called up to replace the injured Ivan Moini, after having previously been excluded from the final squad. I wouldnt go as far as saying he is Mexicos undisputed number 1 but he has seemed to won over JCO.
Jesus Corona: The goalkeeper version of Peralta. Defenders: Miguel Layun (America), Carlos Salcido (Tigres), Paul Aguilar (America), Andres Guardado (Bayer Leverkusen), Hector Moreno (Espanyol), Francisco Javier Rodriguez (America), Diego Reyes (Porto), Rafael Marquez (Leon). Mexico are in Group A with Croatia, Cameroon and hosts Brazil. Hector Herrera was likely to get a spot in the lineup anyway thanks to his versatility. Rafa Marquez will anchor this unit as the team's most veteran player. They hope to play him before the Bundesliga winter break but back injuries are tricky. Last updated on 21 May 201421 May 2014.From the section 2014 Fifa World Cup. , The final squad was announced on 2 June 2014. A lifeline from Rangers might be what he needed. Alfredo Talavera showed that he is capable of helping out with his ability in net. Yes its only been two weeks, but there are some big surprises on the Liga MX Femenil table. Youngster Marcelo Flores has made his loan official; the MLS and NWSL are in full swing with Mexican internationals; signings, signings, and more signings! As for his international career, here is what I wrote when he retired from El Tri. a national team mainstay. The number of caps listed for each player does not include any matches played after the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Gullit Pena: Has not been the same Gullit since 2013. Yet the integration of those players into the senior team has been so fraught as to be comical. Courtois was on loan at Atltico Madrid from, Mogilevets was on loan at Rubin Kazan from. 1 goalkeeper, Mexico had three players battling at the position right up until the last minute. , The final squad was announced on 9 May 2014. He is coming off a rough season with the Galaxy and will not see a competitive club game until March 2018. Herreras temporary appointment capped off a tumultuous two months where four men coached Mexico in World Cup qualifiers.  However, midfielder Aldo Leo Ramrez sustained injury afterwards and was replaced by Carlos Carbonero. While he was injured in one of the friendlies heading into the World Cup, he is clearly healthy and ready to keep all opponents out of the middle of the zone. Villarreal midfielder Giovani Dos Santos, so often a lightning rod for debate in the build-up to this announcement due to his perceived inability to fit into Herrera's preferred 5-3-2 system, is indeed going to Brazil. . Mexican manager Miguel Herrera believes the team can win the whole tournament, according to ESPN FC's Tom Marshall: On the other hand, Fox Soccer considers Mexico to be one of the most overrated teams in the field due to the lack of development: Funny thing about Mexico: they have been spectacularly successful at the youth level in recent years, winning trophies at the under-17 and under-20 World Cups and the Olympics, which is under-23. He has shown flashes at Chivas but was loaned back to Leon last season as Chivas decided what to do with him.