Sydney FC
Shandong Luneng Taishan
10:00 AM UTC May 25, 2016
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Pumas UNAM
Independiente del Valle
12:45 AM UTC May 25, 2016
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3:00 PM UTC May 25, 2016
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Congo DR
6:00 PM UTC May 25, 2016
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United States
12:00 AM UTC May 26, 2016
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Orlando City SC
Philadelphia Union
11:30 PM UTC May 25, 2016
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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

2016 Copa America Centenario: Squads named for all 16 teams

The ESPN FC crew give their opinions on who they believe will win the 2016 Copa America Centenario.

All 16 national teams competing at the Copa America Centenario in the United States in June have announced their final, 23-man rosters.

Argentina (final)
Goalkeepers: Mariano Andujar (Estudiantes), Nahuel Guzman (UANL), Sergio Romero (Manchester United)
Defenders: Facundo Roncaglia (Fiorentina), Marcos Rojo (Manchester United), Ramiro Funes Mori (Argentina), Gabriel Mercado (River Plate), Jonathan Maidana (River Plate), Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City), Victor Cuesta (Independiente)

 By Tom Marshall

Liga MX to impose 10-player limit on foreigners and naturalized players

Omar Gonzalez v Tigres
Some players with dual-citizenship, like Pachuca's Omar Gonzalez, will no longer be classed as a Mexican.

Liga MX club owners voted on Monday in favor of a proposal to limit the number of foreign-born players allowed in each matchday squad to 10.

The previous rule allowed each team to field five foreigners and an unlimited number of naturalized Mexicans, but the prevalence of players gaining fast-track Mexican citizenship -- just two years for people from Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula -- caused concern about the lack of opportunities for homegrown talent to develop and get first team minutes.


ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Sunil Gulati denies Mexico talks over 2026 World Cup bid - report

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says they will take all measures to root out corruption in the World Cup bidding process.
Newly-elected CONCACAF President, Victor Montagliani, says the tone for their behavior starts at the top.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino expects Russia to stage a successful 2018 World Cup.
CONCACAF President Victor Montagliani has lent his support to Canada's bid to host the 2026 World Cup.

United States Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati said no decision has been made about hosting the 2026 World Cup nor has the federation offered to co-host the tournament with Mexico, according to a report.

Football officials from both countries told ESPN FC last week that initial discussions were held on the sidelines of the FIFA Congress taking place in Mexico City this week, with further meetings expected to take place over the coming months and that a joint bid between the two countries...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Mexico's Giovani dos Santos: I am not a controversial player

The ESPN FC panel discuss whether or not Giovani dos Santos should have rejected his call-up to play in the Copa America.
Giovani Dos Santos
LA Galaxy forward Gio dos Santos would not explain his reasons for skipping this summer's Copa America Centenario with Mexico.

LA Galaxy forward Giovani dos Santos blasted the media for portraying him as problematic following the news that he had rejected a call-up to the Mexico team for this summer's Copa America Centenario.

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio on Tuesday confirmed that Dos Santos had declined the invitation to play in the special event, which will be held from June 3-26 across the United States. 

"I am not a controversial player," Dos Santos told La Pasion de Televisa. "I have worked very hard...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

France's Andre-Pierre Gignac to seek naturalised Mexican citizenship

We begin our profiles of all 24 teams at the Euros in 24 days with hosts France, as Alexis Nunes assesses Les Bleus' chances of a 3rd title.
The key numbers for France's Euro 2016 squad, including their average age, most capped player and top scorer.
While Didier Deschamps says his side lack experience, he feels playing at top club's throughout Europe will do them a load of good.
Tigres coach Tuca Ferreti took takes umbrage with a media member's behavior during a news conference.
A quick recap of the Liga MX matchup between Cruz Azul and Tigres, which saw Andre-Pierre Gignac add to his goal tally.
ESPN FC's Jose Antonio Rodriguez and Leon Lecanda review Club America's 2-1 victory over Tigres, winning the CONCACAF Champions League for a second consecutive year.

Tigres forward Andre-Pierre Gignac has said that he would like to seek Mexican citizenship through naturalisation because he feels at home in Mexico and because his son was born in Monterrey.

Gignac, 30, left Marseille for Tigres last summer and helped his new club reach the Copa Libertadores final and win the Liga MX Apertura title. Tigres also made the CONCACAF Champions League final, although they lost to fellow Mexican side America. 

Last week, they crashed out of the Mexican playoffs after...