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Mexican National Team

Palacios, Herrera named to Mexico Copa America Preliminary Roster

13087067_1328611103835526_7834231676325084663_oMexico released their 40-man preliminary roster for this year’s Copa America Centenario. Two Pumas made the initial cut, goalkeeper Alejandro Palacios and forward Eduardo Herrera.

The Copa America will take place in the United States from June 3-26. Prior to that, Mexico will play two friendlies – against Paraguay (May 28) and Chile (June 1).

Here is Mexico’s full preliminary roster:

Goalkeepers

Alejandro Palacios (Pumas); Jesus Corona (Cruz Azul); Alfredo Talavera (Toluca); Jonathan Orozco (Monterrey); Guillermo Ochoa (Malaga)

Defenders

Paul Aguilar (Club America); Israel Jimenez (Tigres); Raul Lopez (Chivas); Nestor Araujo (Santos Laguna); Diego Reyes (Real Sociedad); Hector Moreno (PSV); Yasser Corona (Queretaro); Carlos Salcedo (Chivas); Jose Rivas (Tigres); Jorge Torres Nilo (Tigres); Miguel Layun (FC Porto); Rafael Marquez (Atlas)

Midfielders

Jesus Molina (Santos Laguna); Jose Juan Vazquez (Leon); Hector Herrera (FC Porto); Jesus Dueñas (Tigres);  Rodolfo Pizarro (Pachuca); Andres Guardado (PSV); Jonathan Dos Santos (Villarreal); Elias Hernandez (Leon); Carlos Peña (Chivas); Marco Fabian (Eintracht Frankfurt); Giovani dos Santos (LA Galaxy)

Forwards

Jurgen Damm (Tigres); Hirving Lozano (Pachuca); Carlos Vela (Real Sociedad); Orbelin Pineda (Chivas); Isaac Brizuela (Chivas); Jesus Corona (FC Porto); Javier Aquino (Tigres); Candido Ramirez (Monterrey); Javier Hernandez (Bayer Leverkusen); Raul Jimenez (Benfica); Oribe Peralta (Club America); Eduardo Herrera (Pumas)