If you had to put together a starting XI for Qatar 2022, who would be in it?

Discussion in 'Mexico National Team' started by Ofori, May 16, 2020.

  1. Ofori

    Ofori Member

    Inter Milan
    May 9, 2020
    For me personally even though I don't follow Mexican club football, I would say he is worth taking a look at. However by 2022 assuming he makes the team, he would be 33 years old since he is born 1989.
  2. TGO

    TGO Member+

    Jul 4, 2011
    It's probably gonna be an "old" Mexican side -- late 20's/early 30's yo players with only an handful of young players.
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  3. Ofori

    Ofori Member

    Inter Milan
    May 9, 2020
    Which will make them a team to watch in 2022
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  4. Atlas 51

    Atlas 51 Red Card

    Oct 25, 2015
    CF Atlas Guadalajara
    Nat'l Team:
    GK- Guillermo Ochoa
    LB- Jesus Gallardo
    CB- Cesar Montes
    CB- Nestor Araujo
    RB- Alan Mozo
    CDM- Edson Alvarez
    CM- Hector Herrera (C)
    CM- Carlos Rodriguez
    LW- Hirving Lozano
    RW- Jesus Corona
    ST- Raul Jimenez
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  5. Ofori

    Ofori Member

    Inter Milan
    May 9, 2020
    2022 squad for El Tri with 2022 ages

    GK- Guillermo Ochoa (37 years old) (captain) (based off seniority playing in 2010, 2014 and 2018)

    LB- Jesus Angulo (24 years old)
    CB- Edson Alvarez (25 years old)
    CB- Nestor Araujo (31 years old)
    RB- Jorge Sanchez (25 years old)
    CDM- Hector Herrera (32 years old)
    LCM- Erick Gutierrez (27 years old)
    RCM- Jonathan dos Santos (32 years old)
    LW- Hirving Lozano (27 years old)
    CF- Raul Jimenez (31 years old)
    RW- Jesus Corona (29 years old)

    LAFEFUT Member

    Mar 13, 2018
    #31 LAFEFUT, Jun 23, 2020
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2020
    All decent choices and some really good ones (i.e. attacking trident and Herrera). Only one I would leave off due to the following is Erick Gutierrez. 1) never really been high on 2) Got cramps playing in the Gold Cup (I believe) due to inactivity and can only imagine on the big World Cup stage 3) Carlos Rodriguez from Monterrey is currently in much better form and can play really well.

    I would add Gallardo as a lateral left/right

    Jona Dos Santos is a maybe.

    LAFEFUT Member

    Mar 13, 2018
    Side note: I have seen videos of Mexican "llaneros" that no joke, appear to be much better than some of the starting line ups on LigaMX first teams.
  8. Ofori

    Ofori Member

    Inter Milan
    May 9, 2020
    I went with those players I guess to keep things fresh but to also give this Mexican team a sort of sense of youth whilst still having that experience

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