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Mexican national team: Which teams would El Tri avoid in Qatar 2022 in the draw?

Pending the result Mexico obtains against El Salvador, all signs point to them being in Pot 2, thus avoiding teams they have faced in previous World Cups.

The Mexican national team would avoid teams like Germany and the Neherlands.
The Mexican national team would avoid teams like Germany and the Neherlands.

With the last round of CONCACAF zone matches still to be played, with Mexico and the United States yet to confirm their qualification, the publication of the FIFA rankings on Thursday, will definitively determine the score of each of the teams and, by extension, the lowest position in doubt in any other group, and the resolution of the three places still to be decided in June.

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Qatar 2022 World Cup draw simulation: Mexico's possible opponents according to the pools

Two places will come from the playoffs and another from the playoff remaining in Europe between Wales and the winner of Scotland-Ukraine postponed due to the Russian invasion. Spain, Argentina, Brazil, France, Belgium, England, Portugal, and Qatar will start from seeded places in the first pool for the group matches.

Not even the condition of seeded teams does not lower the alert for Spain, Argentina, Brazil, or France in Friday's draw for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, which anticipates possible opponents of an undoubted dimension in the second draw, such as Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, Luka Modric's Croatia or possibly Mexico; it places Robert Lewandowski and Poland, Vlahovic and Serbia or Senegal, the African champions, in the third and lowers the level in the fourth, in which Gareth Bale's Wales could appear.

Which teams would El Tri avoid in Qatar 2022 in the draw?


Mexico would avoid these teams because they are in the same pot as El Tri, making it impossible for them to meet on the group stage.

There is Germany, even if it is in a transition process; Denmark, impressive at the last European Championship; the Netherlands, which returns to the World Cup after its absence in 2018, just after having been third in Brazil in 2014 and second in South Africa 2010; Croatia, with Luka Modric and as runner-up of the last intercontinental tournament in Russia, in addition to Switzerland, as European representatives.

There is also Uruguay, one of only eight world champions (seven will be at Qatar 2022 because Italy is eliminated for the second World Cup in a row). 

Projection of the draw for the Qatar 2022 World Cup:

Pot 1: Qatar, Belgium, Brazil, France, Argentina, England, Spain, and Portugal.

Pot 2: Denmark, Netherlands, Germany, Mexico or Senegal, United States or Senegal, Switzerland, Croatia, and Uruguay.

Pot 3: Senegal or Tunisia, Iran, Japan, Morocco, Serbia, Poland, South Korea, and Canada.

Pot 4: Tunisia or Costa Rica, Cameroon, Ecuador, Saudi Arabia, Ghana, playoff winner Australia/UAE - Peru, playoff winner Solomon Islands/New Zealand - Concacaf quarter, and winner Wales - Scotland/Ukraine.

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