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Mexico's Hirving Lozano will not face Argentina due to hamstring injury

Hirving Lozano in action for PSV Eindhoven
Hirving Lozano in action for PSV Eindhoven.

Mexico winger Hirving Lozano will not travel to Argentina with the rest of the squad due to a right hamstring contracture, the Mexican federation (FMF) confirmed on Sunday.

Lozano was due to meet the squad in Cordoba ahead of Friday's first match against Argentina, but will miss both that match and the Nov. 20 clash against the same opposition in Mendoza.

"Chucky" Lozano was one of Mexico's best players at last summer's World Cup and the 23-year-old is a vital part of the younger generation of players...

Cruz Azul boss Pedro Caixinha: 'No, thank you' to taking Mexico job

Cruz Azul manager Pedro Caixinha said he has no interest in coaching the Mexico national team, saying he is focused on bringing a Liga MX title to the Mexico City side.

"I am enjoying being at this institution, my goals are here and I have no worries in regard to the future," the Portuguese said at a news conference on Friday. "The national team? No, thank you."

Caixinha has Cruz Azul among the favorites to win the Liga MX title this season, battling with Club America and his former club Santos Laguna...

Rumblings of rift between Javier Hernandez, Mexico won't stop as absence continues

Mexico announced on Thursday its squad for two upcoming friendlies against Argentina on Nov. 16 and Nov. 20 in Cordoba and Mendoza.  Here are five talking points stemming from the squad: 

Chicharito issue won't go away

There are rational reasons why Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez, Mexico's top goalscorer, hasn't been involved for El Tri since Russia 2018. For the September friendlies, a rest was required after the long World Cup camp; in October, Hernandez was bed-stricken with a virus...

Porto duo Hector Herrera, 'Tecatito' Corona shine for Mexico in Europe

Hector Herrera celebrates after scoring in Porto's Champions League win over Lokomotiv Moscow.
Hector Herrera scored in Porto's Champions League win over Lokomotiv Moscow.

With the return of the Champions League and Europa League, a number of Mexico's most prominent players have had the opportunity to gain highly valuable minutes during the midweek matches. In case you missed any of the games, here's a quick rundown of how each of them fared in the European competitions.

Hirving Lozano | PSV Eindhoven | Champions League

Against a Tottenham side that dominated possession, Lozano saw very little of the ball in the 2-1 loss. As PSV's highest-pressing player, the winger...

Miguel Layun back for Mexico while Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez left out

Villarreal's Miguel Layun has returned to the Mexico squad for the first time since the World Cup for friendlies against Argentina, although Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez, Hector Moreno, Andres Guardado and Hector Herrera were all again left out.

Interim coach Ricardo "Tuca" Ferretti has stressed that the priority following the 2018 World Cup is to hand the younger generation of Mexican players opportunities and has picked a similar group of players to the October friendlies, with only eight Europe-based...