Mexico faces a huge fight in order to win back fans after a disappointing 2013 confederations cup. The team failed to create any sort of impact in this tournament, which is the precursor to the World Cup 2014.
After having managed to narrowly get into the competition, Mexico’s new manager Miguel Herrera says that he is not concerned about the lack of stars within the team. The national team will be up against Brazil, Cameroon, and Croatia in the group stages. Brazil are not only the favourites to win the group, but also the tournament itself.
Mexico were recently left disappointed after the decision taken by striker Carlos Vela not to be part of the team for the upcoming World Cup 2014. Mexico only narrowly managed to qualify for this tournament, but they will have to perform in Brazil without one of the best strikers on board.
New Mexican manager Miguel Herrera has placed to the task of getting at least to the last eight of the World Cup 2014. The group stages for this major tournament have just been announced and it has been learned that makes it will be playing alongside hosts Brazil amongst others.
Croatia and Cameroon are the other members, thus making it a very strong group. Mexico recently appointed Miguel Herrera as manager in order to help the team qualify for this tournament and also do well. This was due to the poor showing of the nation at the 2013 Confederations Cup.
Mexico's recently appointed temporary coach Miguel Herrera has said that he wants to remain focused ahead of the match with New Zealand.
Mexico recently sacked José de la Torre after a of poor results, which also saw the team perform very poorly at Brazil 2014. The World Cup qualifying campaign has also suffered under the regime of the former manager and Herrera was brought into rectify things. He has more than satisfied everyone after guiding Mexico into the World Cup finals.
Mexican striker Javier Hernandez has been heavily linked with a move away from Manchester United in the last few months. Even though he scored more than 20 goals in his first season at the club, Hernandez has found first-team opportunities difficult since then.
He has often been on the substitutes bench with the likes of Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie preferred up front. Since this could potentially hamper his chances of playing in the 2014 World Cup with the Mexican national team, it is thought that he is pressing for away from United.
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The president of the Mexican football Federation, Justino Compean has confirmed that manager Jose Manuel de la Torre will remain in charge of the national team going into the 2014 World Cup. The manager has come under a lot of fire in recent months due to poor run of results.
He was widely expected to lose his job after the end of the Confederations cup. However, Compean has said that he will remain as the manager, but his position will be reviewed after a few months. Mexico recently won the CONCACAF Gold Cup, but they failed to defend this tournament under the management of de la Torre.
Mexico were knocked out of the Confederations cup despite managing a victory over Japan in the final group match between the two teams. Mexico manager Jose Manuel de la Torre came under intense pressure after his team suffered an embarrassing defeat in the first two matches of the group stages.
This almost ended any hope of Mexico managing to progress into the knockout stages. It was confirmed despite the 2-1 win over Japan. Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez managed to score two goals as he set Mexico on their way to their first victory in the competition.
Mexican national team manager José Manuel de la Torre has said that the Mexican fans should not be disrespectful of the United States National anthem when it is played. Mexico will be meeting the United States in a crunch World Cup qualifying match on Wednesday.
Mexico certainly need a victory from this match given that they have only managed draws in the previous two World Cup qualifying matches against Jamaica and Honduras. They were expected to take at least four points from these two matches, but a return of just two points has left the qualification hopes in tatters.
Ahead of the match with Jamaica in the World Cup qualifying campaign, the Mexican national team manager Jose de la Torre stressed the importance of getting three points more than the style of football.
Mexico come into the match on the back of a draw with Denmark friendly match. Despite this, the team has been on good run of form. De la Torre has said that Mexico will not earn any points for playing beautiful attractive football. Instead, they should focus on improving their unbeaten run, which now stretches to 5 matches in all competitions.