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Mexico keen to keep winning run going against Sweden

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By Shrivathsa Sridhar

YEKATERINBURG, Russia, June 25 (Reuters) - Mexico will look to add gloss to their World Cup campaign when they face Sweden in their final Group F match on Wednesday, with a win likely to boost the image of their embattled coach Juan Carlos Osorio back home.

Osorio's relationship with the Mexican media has been prickly due to his frequent experimentation with the squad since taking charge in 2015. The Mexican public too have seemed unconvinced by his methods.

But that appears to...

 By Tom Marshall

Hirving Lozano says he's focused on Mexico, not Barcelona reports

ESPN FC's Seb Salazar and Herc Gomez debate whether or not a move to Barcelona for Hirving Lozano would make sense for both club and the player.
The ESPN FC crew share their thoughts on whether Mexico's Hirving Lozano would suit Barcelona and how he would fit in the side.

ROSTOV, Russia -- Mexico winger Hirving Lozano isn't getting carried away with reports linking him to Barcelona and says he instead wants to focus on El Tri's World Cup campaign.

The 22-year-old PSV Eindhoven player scored Mexico's winner against Germany in the team's Group F opener, added an assist against South Korea, and has become a fan favorite in Russia, earning widespread plaudits for his displays.

But Lozano doesn't want to talk about potentially moving on from the Dutch champions.

"The important...

 By Tom Marshall

Mexico boss Juan Carlos Osorio's praise from fans is 'very deserved' - Ochoa

Chicharito scored his 50th goal for Mexico in their 2-1 win over South Korea to remain top of Group F heading into their final match versus Sweden.
With Group F still wide open after Germany's late heroics, Seb Salazar and Herc Gomez feel Mexico must keep full steam ahead versus Sweden.
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ESPN's Tom Marshall shares his thoughts on Mexico's success so far in the World Cup and how they aim to top the group by beating Sweden.
Toni Kroos' goal in the dying moments gave Germany a lifeline, Romelu Lukaku powered Belgium and Mexico stayed perfect on matchday 10.

MOSCOW -- Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa believes the positive chants directed toward coach Juan Carlos Osorio by fans who have previously called for him to be fired are "very deserved."

"Osorio out" was chanted towards the end of Mexico's farewell friendly victory over Scotland on June 2 in Estadio Azteca, with the Colombian coach unpopular with a significant section of El Tri's fans as the team headed to Russia 2018

But after a 1-0 victory over Germany in Mexico's Group F opener and a 2-1 win...

 By Tom Marshall

Javier Hernandez has Mexico 'imagining amazing things' at this World Cup

Chicharito scored his 50th goal for Mexico in their 2-1 win over South Korea to remain top of Group F heading into their final match versus Sweden.
Mexico continue their unbeaten start to the World Cup with a 2-1 win over South Korea courtesy of goals from Carlos Vela and Chicharito.
With Group F still wide open after Germany's late heroics, Seb Salazar and Herc Gomez feel Mexico must keep full steam ahead versus Sweden.
ESPN's Tom Marshall shares his thoughts on Mexico's success so far in the World Cup and how they aim to top the group by beating Sweden.
After Mexico made it two wins from two, Stevie Nicol forecasts how far El Tri's work rate and quality can continue to take them in Russia.

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia -- It has not been an easy 2018 for Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez. There had been no goals for Mexico, and a difficult period with club side West Ham United under David Moyes had once again fueled speculation surrounding his future.

But the striker finally managed to reach the 50-goal mark for El Tri on Saturday, becoming the first player in Mexico history to do so. Hernandez's 87-year-old grandfather, Tomas Balcazar, who featured for Mexico at the 1954 World Cup, was in...