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Mexico reveal squad for November friendlies against Belgium and Poland

Portugal v Mexico: Group A - FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images

Omar Govea and Uriel Antuna were the surprise call-ups by Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio for their upcoming November friendlies.

El Tri will face Belgium on November 10, before traveling to Gdansk to take on Poland three days later.

Mexico sealed their place in next summer’s World Cup after comfortably topping the CONCACAF Hexagonal with a record of six wins, three draws, and one defeat.

This will be El Tri’s first European tour since November 2014 when they defeated the Netherlands 3-2 and lost to Belarus by the same scoreline.

Full squad:

Goalkeepers: Jesus Corona (Cruz Azul), Rodolfo Cota (Chivas), Guillermo Ochoa (Standard Liege)

Defenders: Nestor Araujo (Santos Laguna), Hugo Ayala (Tigres UANL), Cesar Montes (Monterrey), Hector Moreno (AS Roma), Diego Reyes (FC Porto), Carlos Salcedo (Eintracht Frankfurt), Jesus Gallardo (Pumas UNAM), Miguel Layun (FC Porto)

Midfielders: Edson Alvarez (Club America), Jonathan Dos Santos (LA Galaxy), Omar Govea (Royal Excel Mouscron), Andres Guardado (Real Betis), Hector Herrera (FC Porto)

Forwards: Javier Aquino (Tigres UANL), Uriel Antuna (FC Groningen), Jesus Manuel Corona (FC Porto), Jurgen Damm (Tigres UANL), Giovani Dos Santos (LA Galaxy), Hirving Lozano (PSV Eindhoven), Carlos Vela (Real Sociedad), Javier Hernandez (West Ham), Raul Jimenez (Benfica), Oribe Peralta (Club America)