Mexico Full Of Substitutes Rescues Jamaica And Thailand

Jamaica, Kingston (AP) — Luis Romo’s goal led a Mexican alternative team to a 1-1 draw with Jamaica in a CONCACAF Nations League match on Tuesday.

Leon Bailey put the host in front four minutes later, but Lomo leveled in 45th place in the header.


“In general, it was a game where Mexico played well and had a predisposition to win in many situations, but I think we should have done it because the performance of our rival goalkeeper didn’t win.” Said Gerardo Martino.

As a result, Mexico reached 4 points and finished second in Group A of this tournament, which will qualify for the next edition of the Gold Cup. Jamaica is the leader of 5 units, but Suriname will be at the bottom in another match. unit.

The tournament will resume in March next year.

For Mexicans, the conference served as a test lab for Argentine coach Gerardo Martino to observe players ahead of the World Cup in Qatar.

“Tata” Martino has released 16 of the 38 players ahead of the two Nations League matches where he watched the players who could complete the World Cup roster in November.

“In short, the positive part is how players train and look for places in each game, and thus how they look for places in the final list,” the strategist added. “Some people had more time to justify themselves than others who played like Eric Lira, who played very little or not.”

After this match, the element contained in the bubble is not the date of FIFA, which is a friendly match against Paraguay on August 31, but only another opportunity for Martino to have only the element of the Mexican League. There is none.

Mexico will make its debut at the World Cup on November 22nd, measuring its strength against Poland. He then dates Argentina and finishes his first round with Saudi Arabia.

“I’m happy with the way they exerted their concentration. It’s not unusual to have a very long concentration and many players, but there’s no other way and they’ve adapted well to the training problem at 38. I added. “Tata Martino.” There were pros and cons to football, but it allows us to analyze our condition. “

The Mexicans had the first clear arrival of the match at the start when Luis Chavez fired a powerful shot rejected by the goalkeeper. Uriel Antuna’s rebound, which missed the pre-goal definition, was free.

Jamaica responded a few minutes later when Bailey received a cross from the left, headed for the poor Mexican markings and turned to the left post of the goal defended by Rodolfo Cota.

The host was again in danger when Shamar Nicholson hit the crashed header from the crossbar.

Mexico widened at 21:00 with Orbelín Pineda’s shot, followed by goalkeeper Andre Blake with Kevin Alvarez’s shot.

Bailey was the second goal on the 35th and was just flirting with a wide shot.

At the end of the first half, with a stoppage of ball play charged by Chavez, Lomo hit the header that hit Blake’s right post.

In the second half, when Nicholson’s shot passed Kota, the Jamaicans were about to regain the lead, but Lomo diverted the goal line to prevent the goal.

Mexico approached danger at 67 in an attempt by Diego Lainez, whose goalkeeper Blake refused a corner kick.

Eltri knocked on the door again on the 74th in Chavez’s attempt, but Blake reappeared to avoid damage.

The match took place in the last few minutes under heavy rain, and the Mexicans only threatened again with a shot from Reines that Blake refused.


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