Mexico in the World Cup Finals, World Cup Reports, World Cup Squad.
World Cup Appearances:
France 1998 was Mexico's 11th appearance in the World Cup Finals.
Best World Cup Performance:
Mexico hosted the World Cup twice, and made it to the quarter-finals both times; in 1970 and 1986.
At US 94, they were almost at home,
but only made it to the last 16.
13th June: vs. South
Korea (3:1) in Lyon.
20th June: vs. Belgium
(2-2) in Bordeaux.
25th June: vs. Holland
(2-2) in St. Etienne.
Hernandez and company left it late to qualify from this group and can
thank South Korea for sending a life boat to the Bay of Mexico.
When the Koreans equalized in the 71st minute against Belgium, it was
like a psychological goal for Mexico who then clawed back a two goal deficit to draw with
Holland. For almost an hour they were not in the tournament, let alone the game.
29th June: vs. Germany (1:2) in Montpellier.
The game plan changed in the Second Round, and they actually took the
lead. The aging Germans didn't retire and that was the end of the Blanco hop.
Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football.
Mexicana de Fútbol Asociación.
1 Jorge Campos (Pumas)
12 Oswaldo Sanchez Ibarra (America, Mexico)
22 Oscar Perez (Cruz Azul)
2 Claudio Suarez (Guadalajara)
3 Joel Sanchez (Guadalajara)
5 Duilio Davino (America, Mexico)
8 Alberto Garcia Aspe (America, Mexico)
13 Pavel Pardo (Atlas)
16 Isaac Terrazas (America, Mexico)
18 Salvador Carmona (Toluca)
4 German Villa (America, Mexico)
6 Marcelino Bernal (Monterrey)
14 Raul Lara (America, Mexico)
19 Braulio Luna (Pumas)
20 Jaime Ordiales (Toluca)
7 Jesus Ramon Ramirez (Guadalajara)
9 Ricardo Pelaez Linares (America, Mexico)
10 Luis Garcia Postigo (Deportivo Atlante)
11 Cuauhtemoc Blanco (Necaxa)
15 Luis Hernandez Carreon (Necaxa)
17 Francisco Palencia (Cruz Azul)
21 Jesus Arellano (Guadalajara)
Brazil, Morocco, Norway, Scotland.
Austria, Cameroon, Chile, Italy.
Denmark, France, Saudi Arabia, South Africa.
Bulgaria, Nigeria, Paraguay, Spain.
Belgium, Holland, Mexico, South Korea.
Germany, Iran, United States, Yugoslavia.
Colombia, England, Romania, Tunisia.
Argentina, Croatia, Jamaica, Japan.
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