Mexico Tuesday beat 1-0 Costa Rica With a goal from Herving “Chucky” Lozano in a friendly match that prepared for both representatives for the CONCACAF World Cup and Gold Cup qualifiers.
Mexico and Costa Rica They will start their journey to the World Cup in Qatar in September in the final round of CONCACAF qualifiers.
In the match that was held at Wiener Neustadt in Austria, Mexico seemed more dangerous and produced several options for goals, but the deliberate interventions of goalkeeper Keylor Navas and the lists prevented it from happening.
It was even 89 minutes when the field was Mexico Luzano’s header flipped into the small area after Luis Romo finished off a corner kick sent by Diego Lainese from the right wing.
Thus, Mexico and Costa Rica concluded their tour of Europe, after losing on Saturday the one led by Gerardo “Tata” Martino 1-0 in their visit to Wales, while his country lost. Costa Rica They drew 0-0 outside Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Olympic Games will be a priority for Mexico
After Mexico’s U-23 national team secured a ticket to the Tokyo Olympics by beating Canada 2-0, Tata Martino said securing the medal would be a priority before the Gold Cup.
The two tournaments overlap for a few days, with the Olympic Games taking place from July 23 to August 8, while the CONCACAF competition will take place from July 10 to August 1.
That’s why Gerardo Martino said it would be so 23 sub The one who has the possibility to choose the best players.
“The priority will be exclusive to the players who go to Japan, and we will absorb those who are not called by Jaime,” he said.
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