According to the interim coach of the English club, the Aztec team apologized for the incident after the match
The interim strategist of the Wolverhampton Wonderers, Steve Davis, assured this Wednesday that the Mexican National Team apologized before the English Premier League club for having included the striker Raúl Jiménez on the bench during the friendly match in which the Tri defeated Iraq 4-0.
“I found out after the game, I saw his picture on the bench in his clothes; they put him on the bench. We are not happy with that, because of how it looks from the outside. We know that he is not ready to play. They apologized for including it ”
And it is that Davis said that “we know very well that he is not ready to enter or play in games. They said it was for mental health reasons that they put him there.”
The 31-year-old “Mexican wolf” is currently with the Aztec squad, which is in its last stage of preparation for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, and it has not yet been defined whether or not he will be on the final list of 26 summoned , and is in the process of recovering from an injury.
Recently, the technical director Gerardo 'Tata' Martino pointed out that the call-up of Santiago Giménez, striker for Feyernood in the Netherlands and current Europa League scoring leader, will depend on whether Raúl recovers or not.< /p>
Meanwhile, Jesús 'Tecatito' Corona is the element that is already ruled out for the next World Cup, after he did not recover from an injury and is currently undergoing rehabilitation.
The Mexican team will still have one more friendly match and it will be on November 16 against Sweden, which will culminate its preparation for Qatar 2022, where its first match will be against Poland.
Mexico was placed in Group C of the World Cup alongside Poland, Argentina and Saudi Arabia, against whom they will seek positive results to overcome the first round.
Funes Mori and Tata's smile
Rogelio Funes Mori took three minutes to score against Iraq and caused 'Tata' Martino to smile, and incidentally, helped him with the gibberish that the Argentine coach himself got into in the pre-game conference.
Tata practically snubbed Santi Giménez, who is fighting for one of the three forward spots with Mexico in < b>Qatar 2022, and defended the presence of Funes Mori, Henry Martín and Raúl Jiménez.
The manager gave chances to two of the three strikers he had available against Iraq. Of Henry Martín there was little news in the game that was played in Girona, Barcelona, while Rogelio Funes Mori the second goal.
For his part, Santi Giménez, it was learned that he watched the match from his residence in the Netherlands, because he is still under the discipline of Feyenoord.
Faced with the 'hate' on social networks against Funes Mori, the Argentine attacker seems to be sending them love, with the sign of a heart, made with his hands in celebration of his goal against Iraq.
In 45 minutes, Rogelio Funes Mori he touched the ball six times, celebrated a goal and caused a penalty, became a trend on social networks, added followers and further widened the doubt about which strikers deserve to be in Qatar 2022.