Eriksson names Mexico squad for make-or-break qualifier

US Men’s National Team arch rivals and possible World Cup qualification CONCACAF hexagonal opponents Mexico have a crucial do or die match this week against Honduras. Under pressure México National team coach, Sven-Göran Eriksson, revealed the list of 23 players to face Honduras.

US Men’s National Team arch rivals and possible World Cup qualification CONCACAF hexagonal opponents Mexico have a crucial do or die match this week against Honduras. Under pressure México National team coach, Sven-Göran Eriksson, revealed the list of 23 players to face Honduras.

No Mexican MLS based players have made the squad after Chicago Fire star Cuauhtémoc Blanco announced his international retirement last month.

Eriksson’s squad for the game is as follows:

Goalkeepers

Oswaldo Sánchez (Santos/MEX), José de Jesús Corona (Tecos UAG/MEX) and Guillermo Ochoa(América/MEX)

Defenders

Ricardo Osorio (Stuttgart/GER), Carlos Salcido (PSV/NED), Rafael Márquez (Barcelona/ESP), Aarón Galindo (Eintracht Frankfurt/GER), Héctor Moreno (AZ Alkmaar/NED), Leobardo López (Pachuca/MEX), Diego Martínez (Tigres/MEX) and Fausto Pinto (Pachuca/MEX)

Midfielders

Pável Pardo (Stuttgart/GER), Fernando Arce (Santos/MEX), Gerardo Torrado (Cruz Azul/MEX), Antonio Naelson 'Sinha' (Toluca/MEX), Jaime Correa (Pachuca/MEX), Israel Martínez (San Luis/MEX) and Andrés Guardado (Deportivo La Coruña/ESP)

Forwards

Nery Castillo (Manchester City/ENG), Carlos Vela (Arsenal/ENG), Vicente Matías Vouso (Santos/MEX), Omar Arellano (Chivas/MEX) and Omar Bravo (Deportivo La Coruña/ESP)

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