Author Giovanni Garcia
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.
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.
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.
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