Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martinostrategist of the the Mexican Futbol selectiongave a Press conference Monday morning from Qatarduring which he addressed the important match against the national team of Poland to dispute the Tuesday from the Stadium 974.
The technical director of the ‘Tricolor’ took advantage of the space to recall that in world Cup forever you face “definitive players”emphasizing matches against Argentinaled by Lionel MessiY Polandleadered by Robert Lewandowskiboth international scorers.
Poland will be the first challenge of the national team and is of vital importance to the aspirations of those led by the ‘daddy’to get to the next phase of the competition.
We always seek to play in the same way, propose the game. The first game directs the route of a Selection in the World Cup; Due to the characteristics of the group, against Poland it is even more decisive.
On the preparation they have had for face Lewandowski’s teamone of the best goalscorers in the world, Martino added that “Poland’s style is one and on that we prepare the match […] tomorrow’s game it’s of vital importance for what may happen in the future of the group”.
The Mexican team failed his last test for the World Cup against Swedenwho were imposed by 2-1 to ‘Tri’and whose football style is very similar to polishaccording to the 60-year-old Argentine strategist.
Poland have versatile players; they always wait and then go to space. The style we saw from Sweden could be repeated tomorrow […] We must find Poland’s arguments to neutralize them without separating from the idea of the game we have, we must know the risks we may have.
Prior to Martinothe archer Guillermo Ochoaspoke of the privilege it is to play his fifth World Cup and what it’s like to be part of such a big sporting event. “The group is excited to start the World Cup now. There are people who have no experience in the tournament, but have international contact like the Olympic Games […] I’m lucky, I feel privileged to be in a fifth World Cup […] I want that this one be different, that it be the best of all”.
ochoaneither did he hesitate to address the Raul Jimenez controversywho was called up despite suffering an injury that casts doubt on his performance in the important competition.
Raúl Jiménez really wants to play, to contribute to the team and to be on the field helping his friends. I have seen him very well in training; It is an example after what he lived through.
The goalkeeper for the Eagles of Americaclosed his participation talking about the match against Poland, of which he also emphasized its importance for the rest of the competition. “We are the first to want to improve and correct details match by match […] It is a key game against Poland. We have a team that we can compete with to advance to the next round. It is key to start with three points”.
The personal challenge in the match for ‘Memo’ has first and last name: Robert Lewandowskiand this is what the goalkeeper said about facing a player like him forward of the FC Barcelona.
We know what Lewandowski is, we know his talent and the places where he has played. He is a player who has the ability to change the game for you. It will be an important challenge for me and my teammates.
Mexico will start his way in World Cup Qatar 2022 the day Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.Central Mexico time, when they face the selection of Poland in the duel corresponding to the Matchday 1 of Group C from the Stadium 974 in Doha.
(With information from @miseleccionmx)