A full 10 America players form the core of the roster for one of the most vital match-ups in El Tri's history.Mexico national team coach Miguel Herrera has named a 23-man roster that draws entirely from Liga MX for his team's training camp ahead of the World Cup playoff against New Zealand.
It is almost identical to the group which defeated Finland 4-2, with only the addition of Toluca keeper Alfredo Talavera to ensure the mandated three goalkeepers.
Club America, which is sharing Herrera with the national team setup, provides 10 of the 23, including five of the nine defenders.
It's a largely inexperienced group, with just three players - central defenders Rafa Marquez and Francisco Rodriguez and midfielder Sinha - having made more than 35 appearances for El Tri. 15 players have played 15 or fewer games for the national side and three - Miguel Angel Herrera, Luis Angel Mendoza and Rodrigo Salinas - are uncapped.
Herrera may still add or remove players from the squad ahead of the match against New Zealand on Nov. 13.
1.- José de Jesús Corona Rodríguez - Cruz Azul
2.- Moisés Alberto Muñoz Rodríguez - América
3.- Alfredo Talavera Díaz - Toluca
4.- Rafael Márquez Álvarez- León
5.- Juan Carlos Valenzuela Hernández - América
6.- Francisco Javier Rodríguez Pinedo - América
7.- Paul Nicolás Aguilar Rojas - América
8.- Miguel Arturo Layún Prado - América
9.- Edwin William Hernández Herrera - León
10.- Adrián Alexei Aldrete Rodríguez - América
11.- Miguel Ángel Herrera Equihua - Pachuca
12.- Hiram Ricardo Mier Alanís - Monterrey
13.- Rodrigo Salinas Dorantes - Morelia
14.- Juan Carlos Medina Alonso - América
15.- Antonio Naelson Matías - Toluca
16.- Carlos Alberto Peña Rodríguez - León
17.- Luis Ángel Mendoza Escamilla - América
18.- Luis Arturo Montes Jiménez - León
19.- Jesús Antonio Molina Granados- América
20.- Jesús Alonso Escoboza Lugo - Santos
21.- Oribe Peralta Morones- Santos
22.- Raúl Alonso Jiménez Rodríguez - América
23.- Jesús Aldo De Nigris Guajardo- Guadalajara