The Removal mexican national team At the CONCACAF Pre-World Championships, it made a huge resonance among the national press, sports specialists and analysts. Defeat in Guatemala Tri sub 20 will have important repercussions because it cost him to participate in Indonesia World Cup 2023 and in 2024 OlympicsTournaments he has not missed since 2009 and 2008, respectively.
Reactions to the situation were disappointment Because the team failed to lead Luis Ernesto Perez. Some of the comments hinted at the lack of opportunities that exist in Mexican football for young players and others lamented what happened because many of the promises will not be able to experience the process that has given the country such joys recently (such as the medals it won in 2012 and 2021)..
Mexico faced Central America at the Metropolitan Olympic Stadium in the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula with the aim of advancing to the semi-finals of the tournament. But they were surprised when the Guatemalan team took the lead after 39 minutes of play. The tripartite He could barely even score in the last quarter of the second half and left the win unreasonably Penalty missed two minutes before time.
The meeting went into overtime, with neither country causing more damage. Finally he was in Mark de Sanctions Where the fate of Mexico was decided. with Four missed shots, the tricolor team was eliminated in the quarter-finals with the above results. Where Beijing 2008 with Hugo Sanchez On the bench, the national team was not excluded from the Olympic tournament.
“Double pain! Mexico failed in five penalty kicks and was eliminated from the World Cup Indonesia 2023 and the Paris Olympics 2024″, the headline of the Cancha de Grupo Reforma newspaper on its front page.
“goodbye to generationRécord wrote on the cover and added in its digital version:paper! The Mexican national team fell under the 20 penalty shootout to Guatemala and remains without the World Cup and Paris 2024. A hard blow to Mexican football“.
A lost generation! unbelievable! Mexico will not participate in the 2024 Paris Olympics due to the failure of the U-20. Players like Marcelo Flores, Santi Jimenez, Evra Alvarez and Santi Muñoz lost their chance to win a medal…Juan Fútbol wrote on its networks.
As for the analyst and journalist, they said:
Baku villa: “Five missed penalties. Shame. Mexico comes home in the oversized failure jersey.
David Fittelson: “This is where Mexican football is…Mikel Areola said this morning that Mexican football is one of the best coaches. The U-20 team fails: out of the World Cup, out of Paris 2024… Our football has always neglected the Mexican footballer… and there are the results … A Liga MX where the Mexican player is practically absent …”
Santiago Aguilera: “Sad to see the future of Mexican football is so dark With a lost generation of kids and the FMF only interested in the World Cup in #Qatar and #world2026 but I hope they realize there is not much to celebrate in sports!!!!
Enrique dog Bermudez: “Without a doubt, miseleccionmx under-20 disaster, He has relationships with a lot of foreigners, tabunin its evolution!!“.
David Medrano: “FRACASOTOTOTOTEEEE Mexico was knocked out by Guatemala in a series of penalties in the Sub-20 World Cup. A severe blow to coach Luis Perez.”
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