Jordi Cortizo replaces Diego Lainez for the Copa América due to an injury to his right ankle – La Opinión

Jordi Cortizo replaces Diego Lainez for the Copa América due to an injury to his right ankle – La Opinión

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Fate seems to intervene again so that Diego Lainez cannot pour all his talent in favor of the interests of the Mexican National Team and in the same way that he was left out of the list for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, now due to an injury to his right ankle, the fast winger of the UANL Tigers was left out of the list for the Copa América that will be played next month in the United States.

Lainez, with indisputable talent, reported to the call of coach Jaime Lozano in the pre-list that will travel to the preparation matches starting on 3 of June in Chicago against Bolivia, June 5 in Denver against Uruguay and June 8 in Texas against Brazil.

Obviously the absence of Lainez is a significant loss, but the replacement of Cortizo will also allow us to see if the talented player from Rayados de Monterrey can consolidate itself in the Mexican team in an event of such magnitude.

The news was announced through the official account of It was decided that he should leave the concentration to be treated as soon as possible, since the discomfort does not subside.

“Diego Lainez has been dropped from our squad heading into the summer due to a discomfort in his right ankle that has been dragging on since the final part of the tournament and that unfortunately has not evolved positively. Together with Tigres, it was decided that he would leave the concentration to begin his recovery process as soon as possible.”they stated in the official statement.

Minutes later, in the same way they announced the call of Jordi Cortizo to take Lainez’s place for the continental event: “After the loss of Diego Lainez, Jordi Cortizo joins the squad heading into the summer.”

Jaime Lozano called up 31 players for the preparation matches, of which there will finally be 26 who will attend the Copa América, in an apparent renewal of the Mexican national team where the absences most notable are Guillermo Ochoa, Raúl Jiménez, Jesús Gallardo, Henry Martín and Hirving Lozano.

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