Next Thursday, the Mexican team will be facing its Canadian counterpart in a match corresponding to the semifinal of the Gold Cup. After a plausible performance against the Honduras team, those led by coach Gerardo Martino will have a difficult match on the field. of the NRG. For now, here we review what they are Gerardo Martino’s 5 concerns for the game against Maple Leaf.
This match is decisive to get your ticket to the grand final of the competition. After having lost the Nations League final against the United States, now is the time for revenge for Gerardo Martino and his pupils, it is now or never to get the two-time championship, otherwise it would be a real failure.
One of the most important men in this Gold Cup for the Mexican team has been Rogelio Funes Mori. The naturalized Aztec has become the goal man of the Tricolor; However, in case of not having a good game, it could weigh on the scoreboard, because there is no other attacker with a developed scoring nose like that of the ‘Twin’.
Although it is true that the Canadian selective is disciplined compared to other teams that only get their leg hard with malicious intent, an injury cannot be ruled out. Hopefully an issue of this type is not presented, since it would be seriously affecting the game of the grand final for Mexico in case of going to the next phase.
One of the main concerns of coach Gerardo Martino is the issue of Jesús Gallardo. The footballer was decisive and in the last match he was correctly accompanied by Rogelio Funes Mori; However, if he is awarded a yellow card, he would be absent for the duel of the grand final, of course, this in case of accessing said instance.
The Canadian team will come to this meeting confident and motivated for the duel next Thursday. After having beaten their counterpart from Costa Rica in a resounding 2-0 scoreline, they are now grown up and want to play against the Tricolor. An outstanding performance of its most important men such as Eustáquio and its goalkeeper Maxime Crépeau, could put the team led by ‘Tata’ in serious predicaments.