After a slow start, which caused them to lose their star man, El Tri are hoping to reserve their place in the next round.
Mexico aims to ensure a safe passage to the Gold Cup knockout Sunday against the leaders of Group A El Salvador in Dallas.
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El Salvador’s place in the next round has been confirmed after wins against Guatemala and Trinidad & Tobago, but Mexico need a win or draw to qualify. El Tri could still advance in the event of a loss, but that will depend on Trinidad and Tobago’s failure against Guatemala.
Ahead of the game, Goal has details on how to watch TV, broadcast online, team news and more.
TV channel, live streaming and how to watch
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Team news and lists
|Position||List of Mexico|
|Goalkeepers||Talavera, Cota, Orozco|
|Defenders||Araujo, Salcedo, O. Rodriguez, K. Alvarez, Moreno, Sepulveda, L. Rodriguez, Gallardo|
|Midfielder||Edson Alvarez, J. dos Santos, Sanchez, Pineda, Cervantes, Gutierrez, Herrera, Efrain Alvarez|
|Before||Pulido, Funes Mori, Corona, Lozano|
With Hirving Lozano’s tournament over, Orbelin Pineda is expected to continue as a substitute, while Rogelio Funes Mori is expected to start as he looks to add to his tally of two goals in this tournament so far.
Mexico don’t have to worry about suspensions or new injuries before the match, which means Gerardo Martino will have the choice between a full squad, although Edson Alvarez was given a yellow card in the first match. .
Starting XI planned for Mexico: Talavera; Rodriguez, Salcedo, Araujo, Gallardo; Herrera, E. Alvarez, Gutierrez; Crown, Funes Mori, Pineda.
|Position||El Salvador List|
|Goalkeepers||Mr. Gonzalez, Pleitez, Carabantes|
|Defenders||Sibrian, Dominguez, Zavaleta, Gomez, Larin, Renderos, Tamacas|
|Midfielder||Orellana, Ceren, Moreno, Monterroza, Roldan, Henriquez, I. Portillo|
|Before||Perez, Martinez, JC Portillo, Rivas, Rugamas, Marquez|
Seattle Sounders star Alex Roldan scored in El Salvador’s win over Guatemala and will be a focal point, while Darwin Ceren brings a lot of experience to the midfield.
Narciso Orellana and Walmer Martinez carry yellow cards.
Starting eleven planned for El Salvador: González; Larin, Gomez, Zavaleta, Tamacas, Henriquez, Orellana, Ceren, Perez, Monterroza, Rivas.
Recent and one-on-one results
Last five results
|Mexico results||El Salvador results|
|Guatemala 0-3 Mexico (Jul 14)||Trinidad and Tobago 0-2 El Salvador (July 14)|
|Mexico 0-0 Trinidad and Tobago (Jul 10)||El Salvador 2-0 Guatemala (July 11)|
|Mexico 4-0 Nigeria (July 3)||Qatar 1-0 El Salvador (July 4)|
|Mexico 3-0 Panama (June 30)||Salvador 0-0 Guatemala (June 26)|
|Mexico 0-0 Honduras (June 12)||El Salvador 2-0 Saint Kitts and Nevis (June 15)|
|Jul 9, 2017||Mexico 3-1 Salvador|
|Sep 3, 2016||El Salvador 1-3 Mexico|
|November 13, 2015||Mexico 3-0 Salvador|