It is going to be a research of contrasts on the Estadio Azteca when Mexico hosts Scotland on Saturday.
All the Scotland squad mixed has seventy eight caps. Six Mexico gamers have extra individually.
El Tri is enjoying its ultimate match within the Americas earlier than heading to Europe for a remaining pleasant match after which the World Cup. Scotland is preparing for the UEFA Nations League in September.
There’s nonetheless intrigue surrounding the match for Mexico followers. El Tri supervisor Juan Carlos Osorio has set the sport because the deadline for gamers who have been injured to get match and be named in Mexico’s ultimate squad for Russia. With 4 cuts nonetheless to be made, Saturday could possibly be a deciding think about who goes and who stays.
|Recreation||Mexico vs. Scotland|
|Date||Saturday, June 2|
|Stream (US solely)||fuboTV (7-day free trial)|
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Squads & Team News
|Goalkeepers||Ochoa, Corona, Talavera|
|Defenders||Marquez, Ayala, Alanis, Alvarez, Gallardo, Layun, Reyes, Salcedo, Moreno|
|Midfielders||Herrera, Aquino, Molina, Damm, Gutierrez, J. Dos Santos, Fabian, Guardado|
|Forwards||Hernandez, Peralta, Jimenez, Corona, Lozano, G. Dos Santos, Vela|
There are nonetheless considerations over Diego Reyes’ health for this match, whereas Andres Guardado’s restoration additionally might hold him from enjoying on this match, which Osorio has set because the deadline for health for gamers. Nonetheless, expectations could also be made for the 2 veterans Mexico is desperately hoping to have in Russia.
Potential beginning XI: Ochoa; Salcedo, Ayala, Moreno, Layun; J. Dos Santos, Herrera, Fabian; G. Dos Santos, Hernandez, Lozano
|Goalkeepers||Archer, Bain, McLaughlin|
|Defenders||Hendry, McKenna, Mulgrew, O’Donnell, Paterson|
|Midfielders||Gadden, McGeouch, McGinn, McLean, McTominay, Murphy, Shinnie|
|Forwards||Russell, Morgan, McBurnie, Christie|
Matt Phillips and Lewis Stevenson have left the squad after enjoying towards Peru with Sporting Kansas Metropolis ahead Johnny Russell becoming a member of up with the team.
Potential beginning XI: Bain; Paterson, Mulgrew, O’Donnell, Mckenna; McLean, McGinn; Murphy, McGeouch, McTominay; Russell
Betting & Match Odds
Mexico is favored to win with dabblebet placing El Tri at 2/7 to win with a draw the subsequent doubtless end result at four/1. A Scotland win is at 10/1.
The deadline is right here. Or perhaps it is not.
Whereas health worries about defender-midfielder Diego Reyes and midfielder Andres Guardado proceed, the June 2 deadline Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio set for all gamers to be match does not appear so agency. Mexico needs these two on the sector in Russia and should give them so long as potential to get match for the group recreation, even going towards the unique plan and touring to Denmark with greater than 23 gamers.
Mexico want to see them on the sector Saturday towards Scotland as nicely, in what must be a triumphant ship-off for El Tri in entrance of a bought-out crowd on the Estadio Azteca. It could be too quickly for them, however Osorio additionally hopes Giovani dos Santos will be capable of begin and show he is match to play vital time.
Rafa Marquez, who at age 39 is about develop into the third participant ever to play in 5 World Cups, may get a take care of lacking Mexico’s scoreless attract Wales as a result of he cannot journey to america.
Alfredo Talavera and Miguel Layun joined up with the team Tuesday after ending their relaxation interval from their European season, and all 27 gamers have been a part of coaching this week – with Reyes and Guardado the gamers who’ve labored aside from the complete group.
It is an inexperienced Scotland team visiting Mexico Metropolis. Middle again Charlie Mulgrew’s 35 caps paved the way with John McGinn’s eight caps ok to place him second. Seven gamers made their Scotland debut in a 2-zero loss to Peru.
Mexico will need to give their followers a victory to have fun, particularly coming in after failing to attain in consecutive matches for the primary time within the Osorio period.
Osorio can be extra involved, although, about ensuring there are not any new accidents to fret about and that those that got here in unable to offer their greatest have reached the extent they want to have the ability to be in prime situation by June 17’s World Cup opener towards Germany.