Gerardo Martino will have players belonging to the MX League to be measured against the Guatemalan team
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After 10 months of soccer inactivity derived from the health emergency caused by COVID-19, the National Team of Mexico returns to the fields to face an old acquaintance.
Those led by Gerardo “Tata” Martino will return to the Azteca Stadium this Wednesday to face the Guatemalan team, a rival that took the place of Costa Rica, a team with whom it was planned to play from the beginning.
The tricolor team will have its first game in 2020, a year that has been characterized by the coronavirus pandemic and the modification of calendars in the different football federations.
Mexico's last game was against Bermuda in the Concacaf Nations League, a competition whose final phases were postponed until June 2021. The 2020 preparation games should be used to the maximum to face the Cup activities in good shape. Oro and the Octagonal of the Concacaf towards the World Cup in Qatar 2022.
Mexico's last game was against Bermuda in the Concacaf Nations League, a competition whose final phases were postponed until June 2021 REUTERS / Henry Romero
For the duel against Guatemala, the Mexico team will have a team made up of Liga MX players, with Guadalajara and Monterrey being the teams that contribute the most elements.
However, the only doubt that will be had will be in the goal, since Guillermo Ochoa presented an injury prior to his match against Cruz Azul this weekend. According to information from Club América, the goalkeeper presented a muscle injury that will leave him out of activity for 4 to 6 weeks.
On the other hand, there is the Guatemalan team that is also coming off a 10-month hiatus. The last game of the Guatemalan team was a friendly against Antigua and Barbuda. In the end, the match ended with a score of 8-0 in favor of Guatemala.
Antonio “Chucho” López, player for the Eagles of America who has Guatemalan nationality and who for the first time received an international call (Photo: Instagram / jesus__lopez97)
One of the attractions of this game will be the performance of Antonio “Chucho” López, a player for the Águilas del América who has Guatemalan nationality and who for the first time received an international call.
WHERE AND WHEN TO SEE THE MATCH?
DATE: Wednesday, September 30
SCHEDULE: 9:00 p.m. (Central Mexico Time) and 8:00 p.m. (Guatemala Central Time).
VENUE: Azteca Stadium
CHANNELS: Channel 7, Azteca 7 and TUDN
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