Mexico have been posed only a few issues by Iraq of their first World Cup warm-up recreation, successful 4-0 in Girona on Wednesday.
Though many nations have been unable line up pre-tournament friendlies as a result of awkward timing of Qatar 2022, El Tri will journey to the Center East with two video games below their belts.
Their first might not have been notably aggressive, however it did the job in offering a possibility to construct sharpness and confidence forward of the match, with Mexico dominant all through.
The primary half was particularly one-sided, however Tata Martino’s males might solely discover the Iraq web as soon as by way of Alexis Vega’s easy end following nice work by Jesus Gallardo on the finish of a fast counter.
Mexico’s fortunes improved after the break, with Rogelio Funes Mori smashing into the roof of the web early within the second half, and it was 3-0 simply previous the hour – Gallardo unleashing an emphatic half-volley that gave the goalkeeper no probability.
The scoring was accomplished late on when a handball offence within the field led to a penalty, and Uriel Antuna coolly transformed.
Mexico’s second and remaining pre-World Cup recreation is towards Sweden on Wednesday, with El Tri then set to face Poland, Argentina and Saudi Arabia in Group C.
¡Se terminó el partido, nos quedamos con el triunfo en Girona!
El marcador remaining es presentado por @BeGoMx_.
— Selección Nacional (@miseleccionmx) November 9, 2022