USA and Mexico meet at LP Field in a friendly. This will be the 6th of the year for the US, after the previous ones against France, Ireland, Bolivia, Paraguay and Bosnia-Herzegovina. In the case of Mexico, this will be their 7th friendly of the year, having already faced Denmark, Scotland, Wales, Croatia, Iceland and Bosnia-Herzegovina. The history of recent direct clashes between these two teams indicates total balance as there have been 2 draws and 1 win for each team in the last 4 games. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 12-06-2017, ended with a draw for (1-1). In this match the home factor may play an important role, since the US presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
This is the 6th friendly of the year of the home team, after previous friendly matches have recorded the following results: France (1-1) USA, Ireland (2-1) USA, USA (3-0) Bolivia, USA -0) Paraguay and USA (0-0) Bosnia and Herzegovina. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when you play in front of your fans, since in the last 30 matches you have 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with 23 goals scored and 16 conceded, against 10 wins, 4 draws and 1 home defeat, with 28 goals scored and 8 conceded. the USA won 7, drew 2 and lost 1 of their last 10 home games for all competitions. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 4 of the last 5 matches in this competition. In the last 17 home games in all competitions there are 1 highlights: he scored 11 of his 30 goals between the minutes (46'-60 ').
The United States have come to this unmotivated start after a 0-2 home defeat by Brazil. The North American cast usually works in the tactical system 4-3-3, aiming to privilege the fast transitions. In this drawing, the player with the most influence within the team is Schalke 04 McKennie. Hannover 96 offensive Bobby Wood is responsible for the main dangerous plays. It is worth mentioning that this player presents great quality in the finalizations.
Analysis of Mexico
This will be the 7th friendly of the year for the visiting team, after previous friendly matches have recorded the following results: Denmark (2-0) Mexico, Mexico (1-0) Scotland, Mexico (0-0) Wales, 1) Croatia, Mexico (3-0) Iceland and Mexico (1-0) Bosnia and Herzegovina. This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In the last game that disputed, for the World Cup, lost with Brazil outside by (2-0). In the last 10 games as a visitor Mexico won 4, drew 2 and lost 4. In 15 games, only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 6 games in which they conceded the first goal.
Mexico arrives for this unmotivated match after a defeat against Uruguay by 1-4 in a duel in which Raúl Jiménez scored the only goal of the team. Raúl Jiménez, the player who scored in the last match, is the most offensive reference of this Mexican team, and his highest quality is the finals. It is worth mentioning the two pieces responsible for supporting the most advanced, namely, Elías Hernández and Lozano. Recalling that the last mentioned, PSV player, is very competent in the offensive transition.