Memo Ochoa, Why is it preferred to Promote “Tri” Olympico and what its advocacy depends on

Guillermo Ochoa has been the main goalkeeper for Mexico since “Tata” Martino captained the national team (Photo: EFE)

The Pre-Olympic selection From Mexico Suffered a very sensitive loss in the last game against United State, When the goalkeeper starts, Louis Malagon, Collided with the opponent and suffered a dislocation of his left elbow, which would make it difficult for Olympic Games.

Beyond the amazing injury that will keep him off the field for a few weeks, the goal is Jaime Lozano To a goal Mexico It has another name with an internationally known surname, namely Francisco Guillermo Ochoa.

Aguilas goalkeeper is not only the first choice for goal promotion Olympic “Tri” In the event that they are classified into Tokyo 2020, But it is The main goal of the three implications you could ask for is a summer fair.

Jaime Lozano does not have a favorite goalkeeper in the Mexico U-23 squad.  Try out in recent matches Sebastian Jurado, Luis Malagon and Jose Hernandez (Photo: EFE)
Jaime Lozano does not have a favorite goalkeeper in the Mexico U-23 squad. Try out in recent matches Sebastian Jurado, Luis Malagon and Jose Hernandez (Photo: EFE)

Opportunities that Guillermo Ochoa Join the Olympic team It will be total if the call is mandatory, It’s Jimmy Lozano’s number one wish to continue running the Olympic GamesAnd that is according to the information published by the newspaper Record This Thursday.

The main reason is due to the constant doubts shown by the coach of the U-23 team in choosing goalkeepers, because for the duration of the qualifying project before the Olympics, He never identified a junior goalkeeper.

The first part of his administration was with Jose Hernandez, From Atlas, as the starting goalkeeper. Closed with Sebastian Jurado, But he lined up in the final tournament Louis MalagonUnfortunately, he ended up injured after a mistake at first.

Luis Malagon didn't start with Jaime Lozano at the helm of the U-23 League until the CONCACAF Pre-Olympic Championship (Photo: Reuters)
Luis Malagon didn’t start with Jaime Lozano at the helm of the U-23 team until the pre-Olympic CONCACAF Championship (Photo: Reuters)

In addition, it is common for Mexico to choose shooters whose age exceeds the limit. The last time the Mexican national team did not use a boost over 23 years was in an Olympic goal It happened in Athens 2004

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in time Ricardo Antonio Lavolpe Brought to Crown of Jesus Who was already 23 years old Guillermo Ochoa With only 19 years, to defend the Aztec frame unsuccessfully, the “Trio” were eliminated from the group stage.

Statistics indicate that the arch should be the main position to reinforce it with a hierarchical character, At least in the case of Mexico, because in three of the last four Olympic editions Mexico has competed in, the goalkeeper was around 30 years old.

Alfredo Talavera I went to Rio de Janeiro in 2016 at the age of 33, Crown of Jesus He attended London 2012 with 31, and Jorge Campos He accompanied the Aztec team in Atlanta 1996 with 29. Three experienced goalkeepers as leaders of the youth team.

Memo Ochoa brings together 110 matches for the Mexican national team, without counting the lower categories (Photo: Twitter / @ miseleccionmxEN)
Memo Ochoa brings together 110 matches for the Mexican national team, without counting the lower categories (Photo: Twitter / @ miseleccionmxEN)

Jaime Lozano has not publicly mentioned the desire to sign any goalkeeperNor for any other player over the age of 23. This thought is preserved until the day of the official list and after talking with the clubs that own it. This is where the only obstacle to choosing a “note” for Tokyo 2020 lies.

Not be under the age of 23, Club América is not obligated to award any player to a competition not governed by FIFA, So if Santiago Solari or the Foundation do not want to abandon the youth team, Jaime Lozano will have no choice but to call in another goalkeeper.

That would be the only drawback in Olympic choice In the event that the summer exhibition is classified, as the desire is total, then there is an intention for all participants and Even Gerardo Martino has given him permission publicly to summon the player most in need for the national team.

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Guillermo could play Ochoa first Olympic Games For a start in Tokyo.

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