Mexico City /
Bad news for Mexico! The first three preparation matches towards the Qatar World Cup 2022 will have a noticeable drop, because Hirving Lozano will not be on the list of 38 players announced by Gerardo Martino this week for the clashes with Nigeria, Uruguay and Ecuador, all of these to be held in the United States.
Since the World Cup ticket was obtained on the last day of the Octagonal, the three aforementioned duels will be the first for Gerardo Martino fully focused on the World Cup, but Chucky Lozano will be absent due to an old injury that must be addressed in operating room.
Why won’t Chucky play with Mexico?
Chucky Lozano will undergo surgery on his right shoulder againan injury he suffered playing with the Mexican National Team against Panama, within the Qualifiers in February of this year at the Azteca Stadium, when the Napoli striker was left on a stretcher.
Although he was playing with his club in Serie A, after his recovery, Lozano Baeza will return to the operating room to fix the shoulder well and that there are no more problems to play the World Cup in Qatar 2022 at the end of the year, as he is a key piece for Gerardo Martino and the Aztec attack along with Raúl Jiménez and Tecatito Corona.
The concentration of the Mexican National Team has already begun with some players from Rayados, Pumas and other teams eliminated in Liga MX and it will be on Monday 23rd, when the majority will travel to Dallas to prepare for the duel against Nigeria that will take place on May 27th.
The list will not have any surprise nameswill be the same nucleus of players that has been using the Tata Martino both in official games and in friendlies, and this concentration will completely close the nucleus for the World Cup.
When does Mexico play?
- Mexico vs. Nigeria
- Saturday, May 28 at 7:00 p.m.
- Texas AT&T Stadium
- Mexico vs. Uruguay
- Thursday, June 2 at 9:00 p.m.
- University of Phoenix Stadium
- Mexico vs. Ecuador
- Sunday, June 5 at 6:30 p.m.
- Soldier Stadium in Chicago