Goals and highlights Mexico 1-0 Panama: in the CONCACAF Qualifying Round
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12:59 AM4 months ago

It's over

Mexico wins by the minimum at the Azteca stadium with a penalty kick goal by Raul Jimenez, in a game where El Tri did not have a good game, the visitors complained to the referee.
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Mexico begins to retreat into their own area, giving the ball to the Panamanians. 
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Yellow card for José Fajardo, the Panamanians are starting to get desperate. 
Six minutes of stoppage time are added. 
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Yellow card for Erick Davis, after stomping on Laínez. 
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Yellow card for Armando Cooper, a few minutes after entering the field. 
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Change for Panama, Adalberto Carrasquilla comes off and Armando Cooper enters. Mexico substitution, Alexis Vega comes off and Luis Romo enters.
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GOOOOOL! for Mexico, Raúl Jiménez takes the penalty kick and shoots to the right side, making it 1-0 in a very complicated match. 
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Corner kick for El Tri, Mexico begins to advance into the opponent's penalty area, this paid off and a penalty kick is awarded to the home side. 
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Panama substitution, Roderick Miller out, Jiovany Ramos in.
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New changes for Mexico, Carlos Rodríguez and Julio César Domínguez come out, and Jesús Manuel Corona and Julián Araujo come in.
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After the departure of Chucky Lozano, Diego Laínez enters the field.  
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Chucky is stretchered off after the shove, Tata is going to make changes. 
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Chucky is left on the turf after a push that the referee does not mark as a foul. 
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Double change for Panama, Rolando Blackburn and Alberto Quintero Medina come off the field and José Fajardo and Abdiel Ayarza enter the field. 
At 46' the Panamanians made their first change, with César Yanis coming off and José Luis Rodríguez Francis coming on.
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Alexis Vega gets a right-footed shot off his right foot, but the ball goes just wide of the lower left post. 
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Mexico continues to lead, but Jimenez is not at his best, missing several key plays.
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Goal disallowed for Mexico, after a good play by Chucky, Jiménez finishes past the goalkeeper, but the ball goes out of bounds before Lozano's cross. 
11:34 PM4 months ago


First yellow of the match and for Mexico, Héctor Herrera receives a yellow card after running over a Panamanian defender. 
11:29 PM4 months ago


The second half of the scoreless draw between Mexico and Panama at the Azteca Stadium begins. 
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The first half is over, the referee did not give more, the fans are booing, El Tri has had a first half to forget, where they do not understand each other and Panama feels comfortable on the field. 
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1 minute of compensation is added. 
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Araujo takes a corner kick that ends up in the goalkeeper's hands. The Tricolor's offense is unable to make sense of it. 
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Yanis surprises the Aztecs with a left-footed shot that passes close to Memo Ochoa's goal. 
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Corner kick for Mexico, having a few flashes of quality and starting to arrive with more danger.
Raul sends a long service to Chucky who does not reach the ball. 
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Mexico is still lost on the field, playing counter-punching and losing the ball after midfield, where the fans are starting to get desperate. 
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Bárcenas tried to cross, but it bounced off the defense, so he decides to shoot, ending up in the hands of Ochoa, Panama is more dangerous. 
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Mexico is saved again, after a corner kick Carrasquilla's powerful right-footed shot hits the defense. 
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Panama makes Mexico suffer, having more arrivals and generating more danger in the Aztec area, having some clear chances.
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Mexico continues to lead but the offense does not understand each other correctly, losing the ball at decisive moments. 
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Dangerous free kick for Panama, Héctor Herrera cuts out the opponent's play. 
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Jiménez had a clear opportunity, cutting back the defenders, but took too long and lost the ball. 
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Mexico started with everything, trying to go forward, even though the Panamanians had the first corner kick. 
10:19 PM4 months ago

The match begins

The match between the Mexican national team and the Panamanian national team is ready, where the Aztecs tied goalless against the Ticos and Panama won 3-2 against Jamaica. 
10:14 PM4 months ago

They take the field

Both teams take the field to kick off this match at the Azteca stadium for the Qatar 2022 Qualifiers.
10:09 PM4 months ago

Increased pressure

Both teams are under more pressure, as the United States won 3-0 against Honduras, taking them three points clear, while Costa Rica won by the minimum to Jamaica, being one point behind Panama. 
10:04 PM4 months ago

Panama's starting XI

This is the starting XI with which the Panamanians seek to beat El Tri in the Aztec stadium and finish in third place, sending the Aztecs to fourth place, the playoff zone. 
9:59 PM4 months ago

Mexico's starting XI

This is the starting XI with which the Mexican national team will look for the three points, move away from Panama with a 4 points difference and breathe easier in the next matchday.
9:54 PM4 months ago

Support for Tata

Héctor Moreno left the Mexican national team after an accumulation of cards, but he still spoke about the team's progress towards Qatar 2022, affirming that the players support Gerardo Martino, as there has been speculation about his departure if good results are not obtained.

"With Tata we are surely the whole team we are with him, well I speak for me, we are with him there is no need to abandon the ship or let anyone die alone, we are all nor he is to blame when you win or when you lose, even the players, they are shared responsibilities only", commented the defender.

9:49 PM4 months ago

True leader

Rafa Márquez and Oswaldo Sánchez agreed that the leader of El Tri is Andrés Guardado, even Kaiser mentioned that Héctor Herrera, Guillermo Ochoa and Héctor Moreno are leaders, but that they do not have the profile to attract attention at important moments.
9:44 PM4 months ago

Baloy sees growth in Panama

Former national team player and current Liga MX player, Felipe Baloy mentioned that the national team has improved since they reached the final of the Gold Cup in 2005 against the United States, where they ended up losing, then the team began to grow, players began to come out, reaching a good level of sportsmanship.
9:39 PM4 months ago

They want their Aztecazo

Panama's coach, the Spanish-Danish Thomas Christiansen, is confident after the victory against Jamaica and prior to their match against Mexico, mentioning that they are still optimistic about getting a good result in Aztec territory, adding that they have nothing to lose.
9:34 PM4 months ago

Layún wants to return

Miguel Layún admitted his desire to return to the Mexican national team and play in another World Cup in his career, after the good level he is showing in the América Eagles.

"For a year now I have been calm with myself, with my person, with my emotions and with my situations. I would be happy to return to the National Team, to come and contribute what I can, if I get to play, if I get to be on the bench, if it is to continue guiding the young players to exploit their potential, if it is to make demands in there, whatever it takes for me to understand the roles that exist, I would be happy for life".

9:29 PM4 months ago

Historic Chilean

October 11, 2013 was marked in the history of Mexican soccer, Mexico was facing Panama at the Azteca stadium, it was the 85th minute, Raúl Jiménez received a cross from Fernando Arce, at the moment of controlling the ball, the ball was a little high so he decided to finish it with a Chilean shot, getting the victory and entering the playoffs for Brazil 2014.
Source: Imago 7
Source: Imago 7
9:24 PM4 months ago

Panama's worst visits

There have been two defeats in the history against Panama, in what were the first two visits to the Azteca Stadium:
On September 3, 2000, El Tri crushed Los Canaleros 7-1 in a CONCACAF Qualifying match. Víctor Ruiz, José Manuel Abundis, Miguel Zepeda, Rafael Márquez, Ramón Ramírez and Cuauhtémoc Blanco (brace) scored the goals.
The second match was on September 7, 2005 in the final hexagonal, Mexico won 5-0 against the Marea Roja. The scorers were Luis Ernesto Pérez, Rafael Márquez, Jared Borgetti, Francisco Fonseca and Pável Pardo.
9:19 PM4 months ago

With commitment

Yesterday at a press conference, Gerardo Martino stated that both the coaching staff and the players are not thinking about anything other than winning against Panama, this being the only objective in mind:

"The reality is that we as a coaching staff with the players and the whole group are focused, excited and eager to play a good game and win it, that is the only thought that occupies me at the moment. We are absolutely on board the ship of this project", he indicated.

9:14 PM4 months ago

Plan B

Some media outlets, such as Récord and Fox Sports, have stated that if Mexico loses tonight against Panama, Gerardo Martino could be out of the Tricolor; if they tie, an emergency meeting will be held to evaluate his situation and, if they win, the Argentinean will keep his position for Qatar 2022.
9:09 PM4 months ago

Improving offensive play

In response to the criticism of his son, Rogelio Funes Mori's father made strong statements because Mexico's offensive generation is not happening and that makes it impossible for the 9 to have goal scoring options:

"Seeing him as a '9' of the Mexican National Team, I think that not only Rogelio lacks things to be the striker he has to be, but the whole Mexican National Team. Against Costa Rica, 25 minutes went by and he had not been given a ball. If you don't give it to the '9', Rogelio, Jiménez, Borgetti, Cuauhtémoc Blanco, Palencia, or whoever you tell me, will starve to death".

9:04 PM4 months ago

Stay tuned for the Mexico vs. Panama live stream

In a few moments we will share with you the starting lineups for Mexico vs. Panama live in Qatar 2022 Qualifying, as well as the latest information from the Azteca Stadium. Stay tuned to VAVEL's minute-by-minute live online coverage of the match. 
8:59 PM4 months ago

What time is Mexico vs Panama match for Qatar 2022 Qualifiers?

This is the start time of the game Mexico vs Panama of 02nd February in several countries:

México: 21:00 horas CDMX, TUDN

Argentina: 23:00 horas

Chile: 23:00 horas

Colombia: 21:00 horas

Perú: 21:00 horas

EE.UU.: 22:00 horas ET

Ecuador: 21:00 horas

Uruguay: 23:00 horas

Paraguay: 22:00 horas

España: 04:00 horas

8:54 PM4 months ago

Where and how to watch Mexico vs. Panama live

The match will be broadcasted on TUDN channels.
Mexico vs. Panama can be tuned in from Blim TV's live stream.
If you want to watch the match live online, VAVEL Mexico is your best option.
8:49 PM4 months ago


Both teams have met on 23 different occasions, where the Aztecs have the balance in their favor with 15 wins and 6 draws, while the Panamanians have won in 2 matches in all competitions.
In the last 5 meetings the balance has been in favor of the Mexicans with 4 wins and 1 draw, having the last victory of the Panamanian team in 2013, winning 2-1 in the Gold Cup.
Mexico 1-1 Panama, 08.Sep.21, Octagonal Final 
Mexico 3-0 Panama, 03.Jul.21, Preparation Match
Mexico 3-0 Panama, 15.Nov.19, Nations League
Mexico 3-1 Panama, 15.Oct.19, Nations League
Mexico 1-0 Panama, 01.Sep.17, Hexagonal Final
8:44 PM4 months ago

Fight for Marcelo Flores

The fight for Arsenal's 18-year-old promising youngster, Marcelo Flores, is in Canada's eye, as Canada's coach, John Herdman, pointed out that Flores could reconsider his decision to play with El Tri, as the youngster opted for the project presented by Mexico, being part of the U-20 team, coached by Luis Perez.

"I believe that today he is very happy with the national team project, with his teammates, he has been here several times and feels very comfortable. I always believe that where you are happy is where you want to be and he is very happy to be in Mexico," said Perez.

8:39 PM4 months ago

They are not intimidated

The Panamanian National Team has had a remarkable growth, being one of the main protagonists in the Concacaf, this Wednesday the Central American team will be at the Azteca Stadium looking for the three points and send Mexico to the Playoffs.
For a long time, the Azteca Stadium was one of the most difficult venues due to the pressure and altitude of Mexico City, but in the last few visits of the Panamanians they have made El Tri suffer.
8:34 PM4 months ago

Looking for a replacement

Mexico after being in third place and being able to reach the playoffs after not playing well, many fans already want a renewal in the tri-color bench, after the tie against the Ticos and losing the option to overtake the United States, who had lost to Canada, remaining in second place.
Journalist David Medrano pointed out that Jaime Lozano could be option B, Mexico's coach who won the bronze medal in the last Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
8:29 PM4 months ago

Watch out for this Mexico player

Raúl Jiménez was absent from the match against Costa Rica due to injury, but he is now available and has the possibility of playing against Panama. Sources inside the Mexican National Team commented that the striker is back in training, with a good chance of playing minutes on Wednesday night at the Azteca Stadium, if everything goes well.
Another player to return would be Andrés Guardado, who received a blow in the match against Jamaica, which is why the national team coach decided to rest him.
Source: AFP
Source: AFP
8:24 PM4 months ago

Watch out for this Panama player

Cecilio Waterman has been fundamental in the Panamanian team's forward line, scoring 6 goals in 7 matches so far in the 2021-2022 season, but with 8 yellow cards.
Source: U de Concepción
Source: U de Concepción
8:19 PM4 months ago

Against Herrera

Rogelio Funes Mori's father, Miguel Ruperto Funes, questioned Héctor Herrera's performance against Costa Rica, recognizing that his son Rogelio did not show himself as the striker that the Tri requires, although he is not the only one who is below the needs, with an emphasis on the work done by Héctor Herrera.

"Not only Rogelio lacks things to be the striker he needs to be, but also the entire Mexican National Team... I watched the match against Costa Rica and I can't believe that a terrible '5' who plays for Atletico Madrid out of ten passes he gave six were given badly. I can't believe that they don't supply the '9', so the center forward will never become the scorer that Mexico wants, that we need", he pointed out.

8:14 PM4 months ago

Second worst qualifying campaign

So far, the final phase of the qualifiers for Qatar 2022 has been the second worst at home since France 1988. Tata Martino's El Tri has scored 66.66 percent of the points it has played at the Azteca Stadium, a figure that surpasses that of Brazil 2014, where it scored 33.33 percent of points, in addition to the fact that the offense is the second worst in 24 years.
They have collected 8 out of 12 points at home, compared to Brazil 2014, where they obtained 5 out of 15 points, with 7 qualifiers having been played since the implementation of the hexagonal. Of which only in Germany 2006 and South Africa 2010 were El Tri able to win 100 percent of the points at home.
8:09 PM4 months ago

Tri's absentees

After receiving their second yellow card against Costa Rica, Luis 'Chaka' Rodríguez and Héctor Moreno were suspended from the national team for the game against Panama. This was announced by the Mexican Football Federation (FMF), through a press release, which stated that since they could not be active for the last match of the FIFA Date, the decision was made for both to return to their clubs.

"Héctor Moreno and Luis Rodríguez will leave the Mexico National Team's training camp".
"Both players received a yellow card in yesterday's match against Costa Rica, earning their second yellow card, and will be suspended for one match. 

8:04 PM4 months ago

What does Mexico need to advance?

After the draw against Costa Rica at the Azteca Stadium, El Tri could be out of direct elimination for the World Cup, or even out of the tournament.
If Mexico loses against Panama at the Coloso de Santa Ursula, they would move to fourth place, which corresponds to the playoffs, so they will face the United States, Honduras and El Salvador in the last FIFA date, so if they want to secure their place they have to win.
7:59 PM4 months ago


Good afternoon to all VAVEL readers! Welcome to the live broadcast of the Mexico vs Panama match, corresponding to the Qatar 2022 Qualifiers. The match will take place at the Azteca Stadium at 21:00.