Marco Fabian’s last appearance for Mexico was in January 2013 in Phoenix, and he'll make his return to the national team in the same city. The Cruz Azul player is looking for another goal-scoring performance when El Tri takes on the United States on Wednesday night.
“It was against Denmark that I scored a penalty,” remembered Fabian after Mexico’s training session on Tuesday. “Hopefully, it’ll be repeated.”
The versatile Fabian is set to play alongside or slightly off striker Alan Pulido against El Tri’s bitter rivals and is conscious that he needs a positive performance in Mexico’s last game before coach Miguel Herrera names his provisional World Cup squad.
“I’ve played in a number of positions and I’m open to (playing) wherever Miguel puts me,” he said. “Tomorrow will be an important examination to see that I fit well.”
Fabian was considered one of the star performers in Mexico’s run to Olympic gold at London 2012, but his form with Chivas declined following the competition.
A loan move to Cruz Azul in December sparked his career again and the 24-year-old has seven goals in 12 games so far this Clausura 2014 season.