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International Friendly Preview: Mexico - Denmark


Mexico (4-2-3-1): Corona; Aguilar, Reyes, Rodriguez, Nilo; Salcido, Andrade; Arce, Fabian, Reyna; de Nigris.


GOALKEEPERS (2): José de Jesús Corona (Cruz Azul/MEX), Cirilo Saucedo, Xolos/MEX)

DEFENDERS (9): Severo Meza (Monterrey/MEX), Francisco Javier Rodríguez (América/MEX), Hugo Ayala (UANL/MEX), Carlos Salcido (UANL/MEX), Diego Reyes (América/MEX), Darvin Chávez (Monterrey/MEX), Hiram Mier (Monterrey/MEX), Paul Aguilar (América/MEX), Jorge Torres Nilo (UANL/MEX)

MIDFIELDERS (5): Javier Aquino (Villarreal/ESP), Edgar Andrade (Jaguares/MRX), Héctor Herrera (Pachuca/MEX), Jesús Molina (América/MEX), Fernando Arce (Xolos/MEX)

FORWARDS (5): Angel Reyna (Pachuca/MEX), Marco Fabián (Chivas/MEX), Oribe Peralta (Santos Laguna/MEX), Aldo de Nigris (Monterrey/MEX), Raúl Jiménez (América/MEX)

Denmark (4-3-3): Jensen; Dalsgaard, Okore, Høegh, Kadrii; Sloth, Silberbauer, Lorentzen; Rommedahl, Cornelius, Jørgensen


GOALKEEPERS (4): David Jensen (FC Nordsjælland/DEN), Frederik Rønnow (AC Horsens/DEN), Jesper Hansen (FC Nordsjælland/DEN), Steffen Rasmussen (AGF/DEN)

DEFENDERS (12): Bashkim Kadrii (OB/DEN), Daniel Høegh (OB/DEN), Daniel Pedersen (Silkeborg IF/DEN), Henrik Dalsgaard (AaB/DEN), Jens Jønsson (AGF/DEN), Jonas Knudsen (Esbjerg fB/DEN), Jores Okore (FC Nordsjælland/DEN), Kasper Larsen (OB/DEN), Kris Stadsgaard (FC København/DEN), Lars Jacobsen (FC København/DEN) Mark Gundelach (FC Nordsjælland/DEN), Mikkel Kirkeskov (AGF/DEN)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Casper Sloth (AGF/DEN), Kasper Kusk (AaB/DEN), Kasper Lorentzen (FC Nordsjælland/DEN), Mads Albæk (FC Midtjylland/DEN), Mathias Gehrt (Brøndby IF/DEN), Michael Silberbauer (OB/DEN)

FORWARDS (10): Anders Christiansen (FC Nordsjælland/DEN), Andreas Cornelius (FC København/DEN), Dennis Rommedahl (Brøndby IF/DEN), Emil Larsen (OB/DEN), Nicklas Helenius (AaB/DEN), Nicolai Brock-Madsen (Randers FC/DEN), Nicolai Jørgensen (FC København/DEN), Uffe Bech (FC Nordsjælland/DEN), Youssef Toutouh (Esbjerg fB/DEN), Yussuf Yurary Poulsen (Lyngby BK/DEN)


  • Mexico midfielder Javier Aquino recently completed a move from Cruz Azul to Villarreal, in Spain's Segunda division.

  • 19-year-old Denmark striker Andrea Cornelius opened his account for De Rød-Hvide against Canada on Saturday in some style, scoring a hat trick against the lackluster Canucks.

  • Mexico is currently ranked 15th in the world by FIFA, and is the highest-rated country in CONCACAF. Denmark is ranked 23rd in the world by FIFA, and is the No. 14 team in the UEFA confederation.

  • This is El Tri's final warmup game before Mexico begins the final round of World Cup qualifying against Jamaica on Feb. 6.

  • Mexico duo Raul Jimenez and Cirilo Saucedo would pick up their first-ever caps if either player steps onto the field.
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