The national team of Mexico will face day 8 of the Concacaf qualifier towards the Qatar 2022 World Cup against the Canadian team in the city of Edmonton with freezing weather where there will surely be snow and it will be the last official commitment of the Tricolor in the remainder of the year.
Those led by Gerardo Martino They come to the meeting after having suffered a severe setback in Cincinnati against the United States by a score of 2-0, in such a way that they will look for the three points to stay in the first places.
Prior to Matchday 8, the Stars and Stripes is the leader with 14 points, the Aztec team has the same units but they beat them on goal difference, while Canada has 13 points.
The Aztec team has not been able to maintain a difference throughout the final round, so much so that the United States and Canada are very similar in level and the difference is not much, so any error can be decisive for the development of the qualifier.
In the previous meeting, the Mexican team was quite duty-bound and there were many severely questioned players, the rear is definitely greatly diminished, especially the bands where they were underperforming, so there could be modifications in the tactical drawing.
And it is that, according to information published by ESPN, the Argentine strategist plans to plant a defensive line of five elements with the inclusion of Nestor Araujo (who was suspended) and the income of Jorge Sanchez instead of the criticized Luis Rodriguez. Who would pay for the entry of the Celta defender would be Luis Romo, while on the offensive it would come out Jesus Crown to try a little bench and would be replaced by Orbelín Pineda, who would accompany the usual Jimenez and Lozano.
Mexico Lineup (5-2-3) | Guillermo Ochoa; Jorge Sánchez, Julio Domínguez, Johan Vásquez, Néstor Araujo, Jesús Gallardo; Edson Álvarez, Héctor Herrera; Orbelín Pineda, Raúl Jiménez and Hirving Lozano.