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Mexico confirm five casualties before Colombia test

Funes Mori, Romo, Jiménez, Sánchez and Herrera have left the Mexican squad and will be absent for the latest game in California.

Update:
Héctor Herrera, volante de la Selección de México
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The Mexican national team will have important players missing for the latest game against Colombia. After the friendly victory against Peru, five players left Tata Martino’s group with the authorization of the federation to be able to return to their clubs.

Mexico missing stars

“The Directorate of the Men’s National Teams states that Rogelio Funes Mori, Luis Romo, Jorge Sánchez, Raúl Jiménez and Héctor Herrera have dropped out of the concentration of the Mexican National Team that is in California,” it published.

“The five players, by mutual agreement between the Mexican Football Federation and their clubs, were loaned from Sunday September 18 to Sunday September 25 to work on their rehabilitation with the team led by Gerardo Martino,” added the report.

Mexico team already in California

As of Sunday, the remaining players of the Mexican squad were in San José, California, and have since had their last training session before facing Colombia.

The match will be played on Tuesday, September 27 at 9:00 p.m. (Colombian time, also CDT in USA) at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California in the United States.

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