What players remain on the Mexico National Team that last beat the United States?  – The opinion

What players remain on the Mexico National Team that last beat the United States? – The opinion

The Mexican team will face the United States this Sunday in the final of the Concacaf Nations League and they will seek to remove the yoke of Team USMNT. El Tri has not beaten the USA since the 2019 Gold Cup.

In the last five games, Mexico has four losses and a draw against the United States. Only 4 players who started in that match are with the Mexican team.

Guillermo Ochoa, Edson Álvarez, Jesús Gallardo and Uriel Antuna saw minutes in that game. Although César Montes, Roberto Alvarado, Orbelín Pineda and Carlos Rodríguez remained on the bench for that final.

What was Mexico’s last official victory over the United States?

On July 7, 2019, at Soldier Field in Chicago, there was an electrifying Gold Cup final between Mexico and the United States. The match, marked by the historical rivalry between both teams, did not disappoint the spectators and was defined by a tight score of 1-0 in favor of the Mexicans.

The only goal of the game came in the 73rd minute, by Jonathan dos Santos. The Los Angeles Galaxy player He finished off with his left foot after a tackle from Raúl Jiménez.

The Mexican hit the shot forcefully to put the ball in the back of the net and unleash the joy of the Mexican public.

After that final, Edson Álvarez made the leap to European football with Ajax after his time with América in Liga MX.

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Chicago, Illinois, July 7, 2019. , during the final game of the 2019 Gold Cup, between the Mexican National Team and the United States National Team, held at Soldier Fiel Stadium. Photo: Imago7/Wilfredo Giron

César Montes, Roberto, Alvarado, Orbelín Pineda and Carlos Rodríguez are also current players in the Mexican National Team with a past in the 2019 Gold Cup, however, they were part of the bench for that final.

Montes is the only player among this group who has earned a starting spot in Jimmy Lozano’s eleven and who will likely play in this Gold Cup final.

Jimmy Lozano believes that there are no favorites between Mexico vs. USA

The Mexico coach, Jaime Lozano, assured this Thursday that the 3-0 victory over Panama in the Concacaf Nations League did not reflect because the rival had moments of good football.

“The score was very misleading. We were forceful, we knew how to suffer, stay calm and achieve. One of his strengths is recovering and attacking, They are fast, they do it well, they defend well and we make mistakes. Luckily for us, they didn’t know how to make it happen,” the strategist observed in a press conference.

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