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Mexico's Chepo aims for 10-0-0
February 5th, 2013 11:33PM
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TAGS:  mexico, world cup 2014


[HEXAGONAL: Day 1] Day 1 of the Hexagonal will conclude in the evening with two games: Mexico-Jamaica  and Panama-Costa Rica. Mexico is 12-0-0 in competitive matches under Coach Chepo de la Torre, whose goal is to win every game in the Hexagonal. "You can't always win," he says. "But you can always try." For information on the matchups ...

TV: UniMas, ESPN2
Kickoff: 9:30 pm ET
City: Mexico City
Stadium: Estadio Azteca
Referee: Mark Geiger (USA)

Mexico Roster:
Goalkeepers: Jose de Jesus Corona (Cruz Azul), Cirilo Saucedo (Tijuana), Alfredo Talavera (Toluca).
Defenders: Francisco Rodriguez (Club America), Hector Moreno (Espanyol, Spain), Jorge Torres Nilo (Tigres), Darvin Chavez (Monterrey), Diego Reyes (Club America), Hugo Ayala (Tigres), Severo Meza (Monterrey), Paul Aguilar (Club America).
Midfielders: Javier Aquino (Villarreal, Spain), Carlos Salcido (Tigres), Angel Reyna (Pachuca), Hector Herrera (Pachuca), Jesus Molina (Club America), Marco Fabian (Guadalajara), Andres Guardado (Valencia, Spain), Fernando Arce (Tijuana).
Forwards: Giovani dos Santos (Mallorca, Spain), Javier Hernandez (Man. United, England), Aldo de Nigris (Monterrey), Oribe Peralta (Santos).

Jamaica Roster:
Goalkeepers: Donovan Ricketts (Portland Timbers), Dwayne Miller (Syrianska, Sweden), Duwayne Kerr (Strommen, Norway).
Defenders: Alvas Powell (Portmore United), Nyron Nosworthy (Watford, England), Damion Stewart (Notts County, England), Adrian Mariappa (Reading, England), Demar Phillips (Aalesunds FK, Norway), Jermaine Taylor (Houston Dynamo).
Midfielders: Andre Lewis (Cavalier SC), Joel McAnuff (Reading, England), Jermaine Johnson (Sheffield Wednesday, England), Tremaine Stewart (Aalesunds FK, Norway), Rudolph Austin (Leeds United, England) Marvin Elliot (Bristol City, England), Jason Morrison (Aalesunds FK, Norway), Jermaine Hue (Harbour View), Omar Daley (Motherwell, Scotland), Je-Vaughn Watson (Houston Dynamo).
Forwards: Garath McCleary (Reading, England), Jermaine Beckford (Huddersfield Town, England), Theo Robinson (Derby County, England), Ryan Johnson (Portland Timbers), Dane Richards (Burnley, England).
Note: Watson replaced Huddersfield Town's Jermaine Beckford, who pulled his hamstring.

TV: BeIN Sport, BeIN Sport en Espanol
Kickoff: 9 pm ET
City: Panama City
Stadium: Estadio Rommel Fernandez
Referee: Francisco Chacon (Mexico)

Panama Roster:
Goalkeepers: Jaime Penedo (Municipal, Guatemala), Luis Mejia (Fenix, Uruguay).
Defenders: Luis Henriquez (Lech Poznan, Poland), Felipe Baloy (Santos, Mexico), Roman Torres (Millonarios, Colombia), Carlos Rodriguez (Chepo), Jean Carlos Cedeno (Alianza), Harold Cummings (Arabe Unido), Leonel Parris (Tauro).
Midfielders:  Rolando Escobar (Anzoategui, Venezuela), Amilcar Henriquez (Inde. Medellin, Colombia), Gabriel Gomez (Atl. Junior, Colombia), Armando Cooper (Godoy Cruz, Argentina), Anibal Godoy (Chepo), Juan De Dios Perez (Tauro), Marcos Sanchez (Tauro).
Forwards:  Yairo Yau (Sydney FC, Australia), Rolando Blackburn (FK Senica, Slovakia), Blas Perez (FC Dallas), Luis Renteria (Tauro), Alcibiades Rojas (Atletico Chiriqui).

Costa Rica Roster:
Goalkeepers: Keilor Navas (Levante, Spain), Patrick Pemberton (Alajuelense)
Defenders: Jose Salvatierra (Alajuelense), Christian Gamboa (Rosenborg, Norway), Michael Umana (Saprissa), Johnny Acosta (Sinaloa, Mexico), Geancarlo Gonzalez (Valerenga, Norway), Roy Miller (New York Red Bulls), Bryan Oviedo (Everton, England), Christopher Meneses (Alajuelense)
Midfielders: Celso Borges (AIK, Sweden), Osvaldo Rodriguez (Guapiles), Cristian Bolanos (FC Copenhagen, Denmark), Ariel Rodriguez (Perez Zeledon), Douglas Sequeira (Saprissa), Michael Barrantes (Aalesund, Norway), Rodney Wallace (Portland Timbers), Bryan Ruiz (Fulham, England)
Forwards: Randall Brenes (Cartago), Alvaro Saborio (Real Salt Lake), Joel Campbell (Real Betis, Spain), Jairo Arrieta (Columbus Crew).

  1. Luis Arreola
    commented on: February 6, 2013 at 8:48 a.m.
    This is the attitude that will get them far in World Cup 2014. The Mexican fans expect no less than a perfect record in the Hex.
  1. Gordon Hayes
    commented on: February 6, 2013 at 1:56 p.m.
    Wonder who our racist friend Luis will be pulling for in the US v Honduras match?
  1. Luis Arreola
    commented on: February 6, 2013 at 8:38 p.m.
    We lost to Honduras?? But we just had a historic win in Mexico friendly!!! We were bunkering back on Honduras??
  1. Gordon Hayes
    commented on: February 7, 2013 at 12:31 a.m.
    Someone please tell Luis not to use the word "we" - it is sickening.
  1. Rick Figueiredo
    commented on: February 7, 2013 at 10:37 a.m.
    Someone forgot to tell Jamaica!

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