There are a several positions constantly influx for Mexico. Goalkeeper is one of them. Osorio has treated the position similar to the rest of the roster, starters will depend on who the opponent is. That's why it was no surprise to see Alfredo Talavera starting in net for Mexico against the USMNT. A team that Osorio has constantly said is tough in the air. He believes Talavera is his best option against such a team. Who will start against against Panamá ?
In keeping with his well known rotation policy, I can easily see Osorio go back to Ochoa. It is rare when Osorio starts the same keeper for both games of an international window. The man started 3 different keepers in 3 Copa America group stage games. Talavera made a few saves on Friday but didn't look too comfortable for Mexico. In my opinion, he doesn't seem to carry his form with Toluca into his appearances with Mexico. He has been one of the best keepers in LigaMXfor years but I still have him #2 behind Ochoa. This is why I think Osorio needs to go to Ochoa as the full time starter. Their club situations could not be any different, Tala playing with a usually strong Toluca squad and Ochoa with a last place team featuring a -16 GD. Yet, if someone asked me who would I start in a must win game for Mexico, I would say Ochoa. He makes me feel more confident when I know he's our last line of defense. At the very least, Osorio needs to settle on one keeper and stick with him. It will improve communication on the backline if players get accustomed to one voice. That voice should be Paco Memo Ochoa.
Who do you want to see as Mexico’s #1 going forward?