Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
El Tri eyes revival in USA
June 24th, 2009 7AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[MEXICO] Having lost three of its first five games in the final round of World Cup qualifying, Mexico will be trying to find its form in the USA. First with a pair of friendlies, including a Wednesday clash in Atlanta with Venezuela (7 pm ET, Telemundo), and then the Gold Cup. Coach Javier Aguirre, who split his first two games, losing at Costa Rica and beating Trinidad & Tobago, has named a 23-man roster that includes only two foreign-based players.

Besides England-based Carlos Vela (Arsenal) and Giovani Dos Santos (Tottenham), all of Aquirre's players are Mexico-based.

On Sunday, Mexico faces Guatemala (8:30 pm ET, Telemundo) in a friendly in San Diego. El Tri's first-round Gold Cup foes are Nicaragua, Panama and Guadeloupe.

"It's our obligation, without doubt, to think of winning it [the Gold Cup] to recover the respect and confidence of the people, so they believe again in the national team," said defender Ismael Rodriguez.

MEXICO ROSTER
GOALKEEPERS

Oscar Perez (Tigres UANL), Guillermo Ochoa (America), Jose de Jesus Corona (Tecos UAG).
DEFENDERS
Efrain Juarez (Pumas UNAM), Jose Antonio Castro (UANL), Jonny Magallon (Guadalajara), Edgar Duenas (Toluca), Juan Carlos Valenzuela (America), Ismael Rodriguez (America), Fausto Pinto (Cruz Azul).
MIDFIELDERS
Israel Martinez (San Luis), Gerardo Torrado (Cruz Azul), Israel Castro (UNAM), Luis Miguel Noriega (Puebla), Giovani Dos Santos (Tottenham Hotspur/ENG).
FORWARDS
Alberto Medina (Guadalajara), Pablo Barrera (Pumas), Carlos Esquivel (Toluca), Jose Maria Cardenas (Pachuca), Carlos Vela (Arsenal/ENG), Omar Arellano (Guadalajara), Omar Bravo (UANL), Miguel Sabah (Morelia).

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Reign players reward Harvey with turnaround    
[NWSL: Final] Englishwoman Laura Harvey was an easy choice for NWSL Coach of the Year, taking ...
What They're Saying: Megan Rapinoe    
"Hopefully, we'll have some kind of home-field advantage, which will help. They played in something like ...
Charleston clinches playoff berth, Rhinos move closer    
[USL PRO: Week 24] The Charleston Battery became the fifth team to clinch a USL PRO ...
Strikers and Rowdies pick up important wins    
[NASL: Fall Week 8] The Ft. Lauderdale Strikers' 2-0 win at first-place San Antonio on Friday ...
Saturday surprises jumble Eastern Conference playoff look    
[MLS: Saturday] Perhaps Houston's contentious and surprising win in Kansas City Friday carried over to Saturday's ...
Hamburg -- der Dinosaurier -- turns to Julian Green for help    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Julian Green is set to join Hamburg on loan from Bayern Munich in a ...
What They're Saying: Louis Van Gaal    
"The progress is there, but you have to win, a club like Manchester United have to ...
Where to Watch European Soccer    
The new European club season has started up. Here are places Soccer America readers recommend where ...
Howard's Everton pummeled by Chelsea    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Tim Howard endured one of his longest afternoons with Everton as the Toffees fell ...
Prague-bound Garza and Corona get starts    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Joe Corona and Greg Garza, who will join the USA for its match at ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives