José Manuel de la Torre names 21-man roster for Mexico friendly against Denmark

Tijuana's Cirilo Saucedo and Fernando Arce are among the surprising selections for El Tri's upcoming friendly in Phoenix
Cirilo Saucedo received his long-awaited call up to the Mexican national team when coach José Manuel de la Torre announced his 21-man squad for the upcoming friendly against Denmark in Phoenix on Jan. 30.

After leading Tijuana to a championship last season, Saucedo will be joined by club teammate Fernando Arce, who returns to Tri after a long absence from the national side. Club America is represented with five players, while Monterrey has four players on the team.

The match will be El Tri's final tune-up before World Cup qualifying begins on Feb. 6, with Mexico playing host to Jamaica at the Azteca Stadium.


José de Jesús Corona, Cruz Azul
Cirilo Saucedo, Xolos


Severo Meza, Monterrey
Francisco Javier Rodríguez, América
Hugo Ayala, UANL
Carlos Salcido, UANL
Diego Reyes, América
Darvin Chávez, Monterrey
Hiram Mier, Monterrey
Paul Aguilar, América
Jorge Torres Nilo, UANL


Javier Aquino, Cruz Azul
Edgar Andrade, Jaguares
Héctor Herrera, Pachuca
Jesús Molina, América
Fernando Arce, Xolos


Angel Reyna, Pachuca
Marco Fabián, Chivas
Oribe Peralta, Santos Laguna
Aldo de Nigris, Monterrey
Raúl Jiménez, América

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