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World Cup Qualifying Preview: Guyana - Mexico

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  PROBABLE LINEUPS


Guyana (4-4-2): Reynolds; Pollard, L. Cort, Rodrigues, Newton; Shakes, Nurse, McKinnon, Millington; Richardson, C. Cort.

ROSTER

GOALKEEPERS: Colin Edwards (Caledonia AIA), Richard Reynolds (Alpha United FC), Ronson William (Alpha United FC).

DEFENDERS: Walter Moore (Caledonia AIA), Colin Nelson (Caledonia AIA), JP Rodrigues (Tampa Bay Rowdies), Jamaal Smith (Syrianska), Charles Pollard (North East Stars), Leon Cort (Charlton Athletic), Taylor Benjamin (Capital City FC).

MIDFIELDERS: Dwain Jacobs (Alpha United FC), Howard Newton (Staines Town), Konata Mannings (Pele FC), Kayode McKinnon (Antigua Barracuda FC), Nick Millington (Carolina Railhawks), Trayon Bobb (Caledonia AIA), Ricky Shakes (Kidderminster), Chris Nurse (Puerto Rico Islanders), Shawn Beveney (Caledonia AIA).

FORWARDS: Carl Cort (Tampa Bay Rowdies), Sheldon Holder (Alpha United FC), Vurlon Mills (United Petrotin), Gregory Richardson (Puerto Rico Islanders).

Mexico (4-2-2-2): Talavera; Torres Nilo, Moreno, Rodriguez, Meza; Herrera, Enríquez; Guardado, Aquino; Peralta, Hernandez

ROSTER

GOALKEEPERS: Alfredo Talavera (Toluca), Jonathan Orozco (Monterrey)

DEFENDERS: Adrian Aldrete (América), Hector Moreno (Espanyol) Francisco Rodriguez (Stuttgart), Severo Meza (Monterrey), Diego Reyes (América), Joel Huiqui (Morelia), Israel Jimenez (Tigres), Jorge Torres Nilo (Tigres).

MIDFIELDERS: Carlos Peña (León), Gerardo Torrado (Cruz Azul), Andres Guardado (Valencia), Javier Aquino (Cruz Azul), Angel Reyna (Monterrey), Jorge Enríquez (Guadalajara), Hector Herrera (Pachuca), Sinha (Toluca)

FORWARDS: Elias Hernandez (Tigres), Oribe Peralta (Santos Laguna), Aldo de Nigris (Monterrey), Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez (Manchester United)


  DID YOU KNOW?

  • The last match between both teams ended in a 3-1 win for Mexico at the Estadio Azteca on June 8.

  • Carlos Peña of León was called up for the first time by Mexico, and will have a chance to play in his first match for El Tri.

  • Under Jose Manuel 'Chepo' de la Torre, Mexico is unbeaten in official tournament and qualifying matches, stemming back to the 2011 Gold Cup.

  • Monterrey leads all teams with four players called up by the national team.

  • Hector Moreno scored Guyana's only goal of the first match against Mexico, an own goal that made it 3-1.

  • Mexico has allowed only two goals in the current round of qualifying in four games and has already qualified for the Hexagonal.
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