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After the match in which the Mexican team lost 2-0 against its Argentine counterpart and which seriously jeopardizes its aspirations in the Qatar 2022 World Cup, It was unofficially known that the midfielder Andrés Guardado suffered an injury that makes it impossible for him to play the last match of the group stage against Saudi Arabia.
According to information from journalist David Medrano, Guardado suffers from a pulled muscle in one of his legs and will miss the duel against Saudi Arabia.
“Andrés Guardado presents a muscle pull. Game lost vs. Arabian. It will be out of circulation for at least 10 days,” he wrote.
Guardado started Saturday’s loss to Argentina. That could have been his last game with the Mexican team in this World Cup in Qatar 2022 in the event that Gerardo Tata Martino’s men do not qualify for the round of 16.
El Tri has advanced to the round of 16 of the top football event since 1994 when the United States hosted the competition. At the moment, the national team has not reported anything about this possible injury to Guardado. The veteran soccer player played in Qatar 2022 his fifth World Cup together with Guillermo Ochoa.
In a recent interview for Star + before the World Cup and in which “Guardado” The Little Prince “said he did not feel valued in Mexico, The Betis figure also revealed that this ecumenical event would be the last time he will wear the colors of the team.
“I don’t know if I would change my entire career because it has cost me a lot of work and it has been many years. Maybe a few years of career in Europe for that fifth game, sure it will. Half and half, yes. I am convinced that the last game I played in the World Cup will be my last game for the national team. That is where my path in selection ends, ”he confessed.
Mexico will face Saudi Arabia next Wednesday, November 30 and will need to beat the Middle East team 3-0 and bet on a minimum 2-0 victory for Argentina to be present in the round of 16.
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