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Mexico Vs. USA: A Potential Feast For Chicharito

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Javier Hernandez #14 (AKA El Chicharito) Mexico celebrates at the end of the game in front of Jermaine Jones #13 of the United States. USA plays Mexico on August 15, 2012. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Javier Hernandez #14 (AKA El Chicharito) Mexico celebrates at the end of the game in front of Jermaine Jones #13 of the United States. USA plays Mexico on August 15, 2012. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
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Every year, for the sole purpose of getting back at club teams who think international football is a pest, FIFA decides to be as big of a pest as possible by scheduling a friendly in the week before the English Premier League season starts. Jurgen Klinsmann has left most of his best players off the USA roster, while Mexico manager 'Chepo' Jose Manuel de la Torre has his first team, minus players that played in the Olympics.

This includes 'Chichiarito' Javier Hernandez, who is probably going to have a field day with the makeshift American defense. The United States back line is going to be made up of players who, for the most part, will be playing Mexico for the first time. Good timing, Jurgen! Here are the squads for the two teams.

Mexico squad

Goalkeepers: Guillermo Ochoa, Alfredo Talavera

Defenders: 'Maza' Fransisco Javier Rodriguez, Hector Moreno, Severo Meza, Hugo Ayala, Jorge Torres Nilo, Enrique Perez, Adrian Aldrete

Midfielders: Jesus Zavala, Manuel Viniegra, Edgar Lugo, Pablo Barrera, Andres Guardado, Angel Reyna, Elias Hernandez

Forwards: 'Chicharito' Javier Hernandez, Aldo de Nigris

USA Squad

Goalkeepers: Tim Howard, Sean Johnson, Nick Rimando

Defenders: Matt Besler, Steven Beitashour, Geoff Cameron, Edgar Castillo, Michael Orozco Fiscal, Fabian Johnson

Midfielders: DaMarcus Beasley, Kyle Beckerman, Joe Corona, Maurice Edu, Jermaine Jones, Jose Torres, Brek Shea , Danny Williams, Graham Zusi

Forwards: Terrence Boyd, Landon Donovan, Herculez Gomez, Alan Gordon, Chris Wondolowski

Check out our video preview, from Ryan Rosenblatt.