Peru, Colombia and Sweden, the new competitors of the Mexican national team for Qatar 2022: nothing from the World Cup
(Photo: Twitter / @miseleccionmx)

The Mexican soccer selection Announced three new competitors in preparation for World Cup Qatar 2022: Peru, Colombia and Sweden. The matches against South America will be held in the United States and will be part of the trio’s farewell to American soil, while the match will be played against the Nordic countries in Europe. He confirms that none of the three opponents will participate in the largest sports exhibition.

In this way, there are already four friendly commitments that Mexico will play before traveling to the Middle East, as these three matches have been added to the already scheduled duel against Paraguay. The regime then remained with Rugeblanco as the number one contender, and August 31; Peru as the second, in September 24; Colombia ranks third in September 27and finally Sweden, in November 16A few days before the start of the national team championship.

The matches that will be led by the team he is managing will be for him Gerardo Martino He will have the ability to play against opponents without being present in the upcoming World Cup. Although the teams remain in the top 21 in the FIFA rankings (with updated rankings in June 2022) and are similar to Mexico’s rivals in Qatar 2022, the record of not having faced any qualified team for the tournament will remain. A difference with respect to previous operations.

The Mexican national team, friendly matches before Qatar 2022. Photo: miseleccionmx
The Mexican national team, friendly matches before Qatar 2022. Photo: miseleccionmx

Before Russia 2018The tripartite They have been defeated in the last four matches CroatiaWales, Scotland and Denmark, of which the Croats and Danes were clay scholars (in both being lost). for Brazil 2014the last quartet played against Israel, EcuadorAnd the Bosnia and Herzegovina y PortugalOnly the Israelis attended the cup (they beat South America and lost to the Europeans).

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Now, heading into the 22nd edition of the cup, the last contenders for the World Cup will be Uruguay and Ecuador last summer, with Charas winning and a draw against the Ecuadorians.

Paraguay was far from qualifying at CONMEBOL by finishing in a tie in eighth place. Colombia came a little closer by staying away from the qualifying opportunity, while Peru represented the Confederation in the intercontinental re-ranking, losing it to Australia, representing Oceania. For its part, Sweden’s ticket to Qatar 2022 has been withdrawn Poland is one of Mexico’s opponents in Group C.

(Photo: Twitter / @miseleccionmx)
(Photo: Twitter / @miseleccionmx)

The International Football Association announced Update your global ranking for national teams After the activity done by many in the summer. in the list, Mexico Three positions have been moved down and with him He was among the top ten. Now it ranks 12th, but it still is Best ranked by Concacaf.

Then led the ranking team of Brazilwhich stands firm in first place as well Belgium In the sub-driving the first adjustment was made in the third position with the ascent Argentina to the podium and the current world champion France fell to fourth place. In fifth place comes England, followed by Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and finally Denmark, which join the selection group of the top ten.

Mexico, behind Germany in 11th place, was the team to play the most matches since the last update in March and the only one to leave the top 10. At the regional level, the tripartite Best team leftfollowed by United State (14), Costa Rica (34), Canada (43) representing the Confederation in the World Cup Qatar 2022, followed by Panama (61) Jamaica (62) El Salvador (71) and Honduras (80).

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