Mexico vs. Croatia: Pregame

Author Giovanni Garcia 

 Via SI.com 

Via SI.com 

The Mexican National Team beat Iceland in a dominating fashion 3-0 on Friday, March 23rd. With goals from Miguel Layun ('64, '91) and Marco Fabian ('37) off a beautiful set piece. Mexico will now head to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas to face Croatia in their second international friendly.

 Via Reuters

Via Reuters

 Zlatko Dalić (Croatia's head coach) made headlines by opting to send home Luka Modrić, Mario Mandžukić, Ivan Perišić, Marcelo Božović, Danijel Subašić and Nikola Kalinić following Croatia’s 2-0 defeat to Peru last week. Juan Carlos Osorio (Mexico's head coach) will look to dominate on Tuesday nights game with a weaker Croatian team. 

    Photo: Carlos González Hernández

 

Photo: Carlos González Hernández

Mexico's most exciting player to watch right now is Hirving Lozano, he also might be the hottest prospect in the Dutch League. In the game against Iceland he made several threatening runs, Lozano completely destroyed Iceland’s backline. Given his recent performances the World Cup could be his biggest stage for a breakout performance. If he shows out he could definitely land an opportunity in one of Europe’s biggest soccer clubs.

Follow us on all our great Social Media Channels! 

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/TheFantasySportsCave/

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/thefantasysportscave/

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/FntsySportsCave

YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/c/TheFantasySportsCave