Mexico coach Gerardo Martino announced his final squad for Qatar on Monday with the experienced goalkeeper guillermo ochoa And midfielder Andrés Guardado is heading towards his fifth World Cup. Guardado, 36, who plays for Spain’s Real Betis, was one of nine Europe-based players called up by Martino, who hopes to lead Mexico to their first World Cup quarter-final in more than three decades . Ochoa, 37, is the Mexican national team’s most capped goalkeeper and won praise for almost single-handedly helping his team to a 0-0 draw at the 2014 World Cup to keep Brazil at bay.
As expected, winger Jesus Corona He was ruled out through injury after suffering a broken foot and torn ankle ligaments in training with his club Sevilla.
experienced striker Javier Hernandez The Los Angeles Galaxy were left out due to having played in the last three World Cups.
Mexico, who are in World Cup Group C, will face Poland on November 22, Argentina on November 26 and Saudi Arabia on November 30.
Goalkeeper: Rodolfo Cota (Leon), guillermo Ochoa (USA), alfredo talavera (Juarez).
Defenders: Kevin Alvarez (Pachuca), Nestor Araújo (USA), Gerardo Artega (Genk/BEL), jesus gallardo (Monterrey), hector moreno (Monterrey), Cesar Montes (Monterrey), Jorge Sanchez (Ajax/NED), Johan Vasquez (Cremonese/ITA).
Midfielder: edson Alvarez (Ajax/Ned), Roberto Alvarado (Guadalajara), Uriel Antuna (Cruz Azul), Luis Chavez (Pachuca), Andres Guardado (Betis/ESP), Eric Gutierrez (PSV Eindhoven/NED), Hector Herrera (Houston Dynamo/USA), Orbelin Pineda (AEK Athens/GRE), Carlos Rodriguez (Cruz Azul), Luis Romeo (Monterrey).
ahead: Rogelio Funes Mori (Monterrey), Raul Jimenzo (Wolverhampton/England), hering lozano (Napoli/ITA), Henry Martin (USA), Alexis Vega (Guadalajara).
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