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Mexico national under-23 football team

Mexico U-23
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) El Tricolor (The Tricolor)
Association Mexican Football Federation
(Federación Mexicana de Fútbol)
Confederation CONCACAF (North America)
Head coach Raúl Gutiérrez
Top scorer Marco Fabián (15)
FIFA code MEX
First international
 Spain 7–1 Mexico 
(Amsterdam, Netherlands; May 30, 1928)
Biggest win
Mexico 7–1 Trinidad and Tobago 
(Carson, United States; March 23, 2012)
Biggest defeat
 East Germany 7–0 Mexico 
(Bavaria, Germany; September 5, 1972)
Records for Competitive matches only
Olympics
Appearances 10 (First in 1928)
Best result Winners : 2012
Olympic medal record
Men's football
Gold 2012 London Team

The Mexico national under-23 football team, is controlled by the Mexican Football Federation and represents Mexico in competitions like the Pan American Games and the Olympic Games, and their respective qualification phases.

The roster can be augmented with three "over-age" players, ostensibly possessing veteran experience, during Olympic competition, in accordance with FIFA regulations.

Mexico won the gold medal in 2012 Summer Olympics, their first Olympic medal in association football.[1]

Contents

  • Olympic Football Tournament 1
  • Honours 2
  • Schedule and results 3
    • Recent and upcoming games 3.1
  • Mexico's Record Against Other Olympic Nations 4
  • Olympic Games History 5
  • Current squad 6
    • Recent call-ups 6.1
  • References 7

Olympic Football Tournament

Year Round Position MP W D L GF GA
1992 Group Stage 10th 3 0 3 0 3 3
1996 Quarter-Finals 7th 4 1 2 1 2 3
2000 Did Not Qualify
2004 Group Stage 10th 3 1 1 1 3 3
2008 Did Not Qualify
2012 Champions 1st 6 5 1 0 12 4
Total 1 Medal 4/6 16 7 7 2 20 13

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

  • From 1928-1988 Mexico was represented by its senior team

Honours

  • Pan American Games
    • Gold Medal (4): 1967, 1975, 1999, 2011
    • Silver Medal (3): 1955, 1995, 1991
    • Bronze Medal (2): 2003, 2007

Schedule and results

Recent and upcoming games

Date Location Opponent Score Competition Scorers for Mexico
July 26, 2012 Newcastle, United Kingdom  South Korea 0-0 SO
July 29, 2012 Coventry, United Kingdom  Gabon 2-0 SO dos Santos Goal 63', Goal 90+1'
August 1, 2012 Cardiff, United Kingdom
 Switzerland
1-0 SO Peralta Goal 69'
August 4, 2012 London, United Kingdom  Senegal 4-2 (a.e.t) SO  109'
August 7, 2012 London, United Kingdom  Japan 3-1 SO Fabián Goal 30', Peralta Goal 65', Cortés Goal 90'
August 11, 2012 London, United Kingdom  Brazil 2-1 SO Peralta Goal 1' Goal 75'[2]
Key

Mexico's Record Against Other Olympic Nations

As of 12 July 2013
Opponent Played Won Drawn Lost Goals for Goals against % Won
 Antigua and Barbuda 1 1 0 0 8 0 100.0%
 Argentina 13 2 4 7 13 33 37.0%
 Australia 2 0 2 0 2 2 50.0%
 Bahamas 1 1 0 0 3 0 100.0%
 Belarus 1 1 0 0 2 1 100.0%
 Bermuda 8 5 1 2 20 7 73.8%
 Bolivia 2 1 1 0 2 1 33.3%
 Brazil 7 1 2 4 6 12 33.3%
 Bulgaria 1 0 0 1 1 2 40.0%
 Canada 12 7 3 2 22 8 100.0%
 Chile 2 1 1 0 4 2 40.0%
 Colombia 12 6 3 3 20 11 100.0%
 Costa Rica 16 11 3 2 38 12 100.0%
 Cuba 15 10 3 2 36 11 100.0%
6 3 1 2 7 7 60.0%
7 2 1 4 16 27 50.0%
1 0 0 1 1 2 0.0%
1 1 0 0 2 0 100.0%
1 1 0 0 5 0 100.0%
7 7 0 0 15 3 100.0%
4 0 1 3 2 8 100.0%
10 5 2 3 13 13 50.0%
10 1 4 5 7 13 50.0%
10 5 2 3 13 13 50.0%
1 1 0 0 2 1 50.0%
2 0 1 1 2 3 75.0%
8 6 1 1 23 7 75.0%
22 8 2 12 31 47 36.4%
22 8 2 12 31 47 36.4%
22 8 2 12 31 47 36.4%
9 2 2 5 31 47 36.4%
11 8 3 0 30 8 72.7%
1 1 0 0 2 1 100.0%
3 0 1 2 1 4 100.0%
9 4 4 1 15 6 44.4%
37 9 10 18 50 80 24.3%
6 4 1 1 14 5 66.0%
2 2 0 0 5 1 100.0%
1 1 0 0 7 0 100.0%
1 1 0 0 2 0 100.0%
4 2 1 1 5 2 100.0%
4 4 0 0 5 0 100.0%
16 15 0 1 66 11 93.7%
7 5 1 1 15 6 71.4%
3 2 1 0 8 3 66.6%
1 0 0 1 0 1 0.0%
16 8 5 3 27 16 50.0%
15 7 5 3 19 15 46.0%
5 2 1 2 8 7 40.0%
1 0 0 1 0 1 0.0%
1 1 0 0 4 0 100.0%
12 2 6 4 13 18 16.7%
15 1 4 10 8 24 12.7%
3 2 1 0 5 2 66.7%
4 2 1 1 6 2 50.0%
3 3 0 0 10 2 100.0%
4 2 1 1 6 3 50.0%
3 2 1 0 9 3 66.7%
33 11 7 15 36 61 33.3%
18 8 5 5 25 18 44.4%
1 1 0 0 2 0 100.0%

Olympic Games History

Football at the Summer Olympics
Year Round Score Result
1992 Round 1 1 – 1 Mexico Draw
Round 1 Mexico 1 – 1 Draw
Round 1 Mexico 1 – 1 Draw
1996 Round 1 Mexico 1 – 0 Win
Round 1 Mexico 0 – 0 Draw
Round 1 Mexico 1 – 1 Draw
Quarterfinals Mexico 0 – 2 Loss
2004 Round 1 0 – 0 Mexico Draw
Round 1 1 – 0 Mexico Loss
Round 1 2 – 3 Mexico Win
2012 Round 1 Mexico 0 – 0 Draw
Round 1 Mexico 2 – 0 Win
Round 1 Mexico 1 – 0 Win
Quarterfinals Mexico 4 – 2 Win
Semifinals Mexico 3 – 1 Win
Gold Medal Match 1 – 2 Mexico Win

Current squad

The following players were selected as the preliminary squad to play the 2014 Central American & Caribbean Games from 17-28 November 2014.[3]


|- | style="text-align: center;" |1 | style="text-align: center;" |1GK |Gibran Lajud | (1993-12-25) 25 December 1993 | Tijuana

|- | style="text-align: center;" |12 | style="text-align: center;" |1GK |Luis Cárdenas | (1993-09-15) 15 September 1993 | Monterrey |- ! colspan="7" style="background:#B0D3FB" | |-

|- | style="text-align: center;" |2 | style="text-align: center;" |2DF |Gil Burón | (1994-06-11) 11 June 1994 | América

|- | style="text-align: center;" |3 | style="text-align: center;" |2DF |Hedgardo Marín | (1993-02-21) 21 February 1993 | Guadalajara

|- | style="text-align: center;" |4 | style="text-align: center;" |2DF |Carlos Salcedo | (1993-09-29) 29 September 1993 | Real Salt Lake

|- | style="text-align: center;" |5 | style="text-align: center;" |2DF |Bernardo Hernández | (1993-06-10) 10 June 1993 | Monterrey

|- | style="text-align: center;" |13 | style="text-align: center;" |2DF |Carlos Guzmán | (1994-05-19) 19 May 1994 | Morelia

|- | style="text-align: center;" |14 | style="text-align: center;" |2DF |Antonio Briseño | (1994-02-02) 2 February 1994 | UANL

|- | style="text-align: center;" |15 | style="text-align: center;" |2

  1. ^ Irvin, Duncan (11 August 2012). "Mexico Wins Soccer Gold Medal, 2-1".  
  2. ^ "Oribe Peralta paints Mexico gold".  
  3. ^ a b "LA SELECCIÓN NACIONAL SUB21 SE CONCENTRÓ EN VERACRUZ". FMF (in Spanish). 

References

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Jair Peláez (1994-02-04) February 4, 1994 Cruz Azul 2014 Toulon Tournament


GK Richard Sánchez (1994-04-05) April 5, 1994 UANL 2014 Toulon Tournament
DF Abel Fuentes (1993-11-16) November 16, 1993 Oaxaca 2014 Toulon Tournament
DF Francisco Flores (1994-01-17) January 17, 1994 Guadalajara 2014 Toulon Tournament
DF Luis Solorio (1994-08-01) August 1, 1994 Tepic 2014 Toulon Tournament
DF Javier Abella (1994-02-10) February 10, 1994 Santos Laguna 2014 Toulon Tournament
MF Carlos Treviño (1993-04-19) April 19, 1993 Atlas 2014 Toulon Tournament
MF Kevin Escamilla (1994-12-15) December 15, 1994 UNAM 2014 Toulon Tournament
MF Giovani Casillas (1994-01-04) January 4, 1994 Chiapas 2014 Toulon Tournament
MF Juan Meza (1993-08-13) August 13, 1993 Sinaloa 2014 Toulon Tournament
MF Michael Pérez (1993-02-14) February 14, 1993 Tepic 2014 Toulon Tournament
MF Felipe Sifuentes (1994-02-16) February 16, 1994 Mérida 2014 Toulon Tournament
MF Josecarlos Van Rankin (1993-05-14) May 14, 1993 UNAM 2014 Toulon Tournament
MF Julio Gómez (1994-08-13) August 13, 1994 Guadalajara 2014 Toulon Tournament
MF Arturo González (1994-09-05) September 5, 1994 Atlas 2014 Toulon Tournament
MF Alonso Escoboza (1993-01-22) January 22, 1993 Santos Laguna 2014 Toulon Tournament
MF Rodolfo Pizarro (1994-10-15) October 15, 1994 Pachuca 2014 Toulon Tournament
FW Luis Loroña (1993-06-21) June 21, 1993 Puebla 2014 Central American & Caribbean Games (Injury)
FW Guillermo Madrigal (1993-02-10) February 10, 1993 Monterrey 2014 Toulon Tournament
FW Marcelo Gracia (1994-04-02) April 2, 1994 Monterrey 2014 Toulon Tournament
FW Carlos Fierro (1994-07-24) July 24, 1994 Guadalajara 2014 Toulon Tournament
The following players have also been called up to the Mexico U-23 squad within last 12 months.

Recent call-ups

  • * All dates of births can be confirmed here.[3]

|- | style="text-align: center;" |20 | style="text-align: center;" |4FW |Marco Bueno | (1994-03-31) 31 March 1994 | Toluca |} |}

|- | style="text-align: center;" |19 | style="text-align: center;" |4FW |Ángel Zaldívar | (1993-06-21) 21 June 1993 | Guadalajara

|- | style="text-align: center;" |11 | style="text-align: center;" |4FW |Martín Zúñiga | (1993-04-14) 14 April 1993 | América

|- | style="text-align: center;" |9 | style="text-align: center;" |4FW |Erick Torres | (1993-01-19) 19 January 1993 | Chivas USA

|- | style="text-align: center;" |18 | style="text-align: center;" |3MF |Raúl López | (1993-02-23) 23 February 1993 | Tepic |- ! colspan="7" style="background:#B0D3FB" | |-

|- | style="text-align: center;" |17 | style="text-align: center;" |3MF |Daniel Hernández | (1994-02-16) 16 February 1994 | Atlas

|- | style="text-align: center;" |16 | style="text-align: center;" |3MF |Jonathan Espericueta | (1994-08-09) 9 August 1994 | Villarreal B

|- | style="text-align: center;" |10 | style="text-align: center;" |3MF |Armando Zamorano | (1993-10-03) 3 October 1993 | Morelia

|- | style="text-align: center;" |8 | style="text-align: center;" |3MF |Uvaldo Luna | (1993-12-21) 21 December 1993 | UANL

|- | style="text-align: center;" |7 | style="text-align: center;" |3MF |Alfonso Tamay | (1993-05-13) 13 May 1993 | Puebla

|- | style="text-align: center;" |6 | style="text-align: center;" |3MF |Pedro Hernández | (1993-08-27) 27 August 1993 | Sinaloa

|- ! colspan="7" style="background:#B0D3FB" | |- Monterrey 25 January 1994 | )1994-01-25(

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