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Can Mexico reach quinto partido at World Cup 2022? | Qatar World Cup 2022 News


Only Argentina, Brazil, Germany and Italy have participated in more World Cups than Mexico

Previous World Cup appearances: 16
title: 0
best ending: Quarterfinals (1970, 1986)
A world record: W16 D14 L27
Goal: 60
biggest win: 4-0 vs El Salvador (1970)
Players to watch: Raul Jimenez
ratings: 9
things: Poland (November 22), Argentina (November 26), Saudi Arabia (November 30)

Mexico, the mainstay of the tournament, is entering the World Cup for the eighth time in a row and 16th overall. Only Argentina, Brazil, Germany and Italy have participated in more World Cups than Mexico.

El Tri’s road to Qatar was nothing short of bumpy, with hard draws and tight wins. The most successful team CONCACAF second place In the qualifying round eight teams ranked behind Canada in goal difference.

They were unable to beat Canada and the United States, third-placed teams behind El Tri, in both home and away matches.

Ranked 9th in the world, Mexico has never gone through the quarterfinals. In the last seven editions, Mexico has been sent home at the first knockout hurdle.

Mexican goalkeeper
Guillermo Ochoa, 37, is hoping to make it to his fifth World Cup [Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports]

For supporters of Mexico’s colorful and boisterous tourism, accessing Five great knights (match Thursday) at the World Cup has become an obsession. But it won’t be easy to improve on their recent World Cup history as they are in Group C alongside favorites Argentina.

They will also face Poland, whose attack is led by Robert Lewandowski, who won this year’s Gerd Muller award for best striker. Lewandowski has been awarded the 2020 FIFA Men’s Player of the Year award after scoring 41 goals for Bayern Munich – a record in a Bundesliga season. El Tri will also face Saudi Arabia.

World Cup 2022 match tables
[Al Jazeera]

Mexico coach Gerardo “Tata” Martino, of Argentina, is expected to choose a mixed squad of experienced veterans and young players. Goalkeeper, 37, Guillermo “Memo” Ochoa, hopes to feature in his fifth World Cup and most likely final.

Former Manchester United striker Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez, 34, is hoping to get on the plane but the country’s all-time top scorer doesn’t have the easiest relationship with Martino, the former coach member of Barcelona, ​​who also played for the Argentina national team.

Martino removed Chicharito from the previous squad. In September, he said he would not be moving to Qatar even though Chicharito had an impressive season in the MLS with his LA Galaxy team. If he makes it to Qatar, it will be his fourth World Cup.

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