Piojo calls a strong Euro backing to the Gold Cup

Gio and brother Jona help boost the Gold Cup roster (Reuters)

It has been known that the Gold Cup will be Mexico’s number one priority in 2015. A win at the Gold Cup give Mexico a playoff ticket against the U.S. in the fall for 2017 Confederations Cup qualification. With that being said, Piojo Herrera called up a very strong Euro contingency for the Gold Cup.

The Call ups:

Memo Ochoa, Carlos Vela, Chicharito, Giovani dos Santos, Tecatito Corona*, Diego Reyes, Hector Herrera, Jonathan dos Santos, Hector Moreno, Miguel Layún, Andres Guardado.

Predicted XI (5-3-2)

  • Ochoa
  • Pizarro, Reyes, Maza, Moreno, Layún
  • Jonathan, Guardado (C), Herrera
  • Vela, Chicharito

*Tecatito will participate in both the Copa América and Gold Cup


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