Mexico National Team will face the last CONCACAF Qualifiers match window at the end of March, on three games that will decide the fate not only of El Tri, but also of Canada MNT, USMNT, Panama, Costa Rica and El Salvador, who are the teams that still can be part of the World Cup.
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The Aztec squad is currently standing third, with the same number of points that USMNT and four below Canada MNT, who are leading the table undefeated and, for now, are the only CONCACAF team classified to Qatar 2022.
Although it’s almost certain that Mexico National Team will be in the 2022 FIFA World Cup, if they don’t manage to beat USMNT,Gerardo “Tata” Martino will be having his last games in El Tri’s dugout, as it would mean the fourth straight defeat against the Bars and Stripes.
In FMF they are looking for a potential replacement for Gerardo Martino in case that they don’t beat USMNT in Estadio Azteca on March 24, and according to sports journalist Rubén Rodríguez, the contracts with sponsors on the United States will open the door to have the perfect replacement.
How much money does FMF earns from sponsorships in United States?
Mexico National Team will start their 2022 Tour in the United States on April 27, when they receive Guatemala National Team in Camping World Stadium, in Orlando, on what will be the first friendly game of the year.
According to reports, El Tri has to play a certain number of games in American soil each year, given that they have a $12 million contract per year to fulfill. That same contract is what will help then sign their new coach, given that he’s asking for $5 million per year to arrive in El Tri’s bench.
Who is the coach that FMF wants?
After Marcelo Bielsa was sacked from Leeds United FC, he became the priority of Mexican Football Federation, as he’s one of the top coaches in the world. Bielsa has stated that he’s not planning on retiring just yet and he doesn’t see with bad eyes arriving in Mexico, as he already knows how Mexican soccer works.