Mexico coach Miguel Herrera has retained faith in the 11 starters against Cameroon and will name an unchanged team for Mexico’s Group A clash against Brazil on Tuesday in Fortaleza, he confirmed in Monday’s pregame press conference.
Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez will once against sit on the bench, with Giovani Dos Santos and Oribe Peralta the starting strikers.
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In central midfield, Jose Juan Vazquez will be partnered by Hector Herrera and Andres Guardado, with Miguel Layun and Paul Aguilar the wing backs.
Rafa Marquez will captain the team in the heart of the defense, with Hector Moreno to his left and Francisco “Maza” Rodriguez on the right.
In goal, Guillermo Ochoa retains his place.
Herrera said that his team will seek to attack down both wings as Mexico did against Cameroon, adding that there will be no man-marking of Neymar.
“Brazil isn’t just Neymar, there are (other) great players that can make the difference,” he said.
Mexico’s manager stated he isn’t concerned with the refereeing as El Tri take on the World Cup hosts.
“I’m concerned about the team being concentrated on what we have to do,” Herrera said.
Layun also spoke at the press conference, indicating the team is looking forward to the occasion, looking for an historic win and denies there is any fear about facing the five-time World Cup winners
“Fear isn’t in our dictionary,” he said.
Mexico XI vs. Cameroon: Ochoa, Rodriguez, Marquez, Moreno, Aguilar, Layun, Vazquez, Herrera, Guardado, Dos Santos, Peralta.