Liga MX president Mikel Arriola announced Carlos Acevedo as the 26th and final player joining the roster ahead of the All-Star match against Major League Soccer. The Santos Laguna goalkeeper was chosen by Arriola to represent the Mexican league in the match on August 10 at Allianz Field in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Santos Laguna goalkeeper Carlos Acevedo and Chivas playmaker Roberto Alvarado will now join Mexico ahead of crucial World Cup qualifiers, while Club Tijuana's Jonathan Orozco and Monterrey's Rodolfo Pizarro will be dropped due to injury. - World Cup qualifying: CONCACAF standings. - 2022 World Cup: How the USMNT, Mexico can...
Santos' Carlos Acevedo, Galaxy's Julian Araujo showed 'Tata' Martino they could help Mexico's World Cup quest
Wednesday night's friendly result against Chile wasn't the one that either Mexico fans or El Tri manager Gerardo "Tata" Martino wanted. Moments away from securing a win over the South American side at Q2 Stadium in Austin, Texas, Mexico let the victory slip away when opposing midfielder Pablo Parra found the back of the net in the 86th minute. With little time to respond, Mexico slumped to an underwhelming 2-2 draw to close out the year.
Carlos Acevedo just got his first call-up to the senior national team and now the 25-year-old Santos skipper is being linked to Borussia Dortmund. Heady days for a skilled netminder who nearly retired before he turned 18. A local boy from Torreón, Acevedo was cut from the Santos under-17 team...