Its 11 am and is 110 degrees Fahrenheit in another lovely Glendale Arizona morning, a perfect day to for a match of futbol today in Mexico vs Uruguay, today at 5 pm local time.
This will be the 10th time Mexico makes an appearance in the prestigious Copa America. Quite fitting that its their 100th anniversary, which makes Copa America the oldest tournament in the sport of Futbol. Mexico’s participation since 1993 has reaped a record of 17 wins, 12 ties and 15 losses while scoring 60 goals and receving 53.
A few notes:
Mexico’s head to head record vs Uruguay is 7 wins 7 ties and 5 losses.
In Copa America, Mexico leads the series vs Uruguay at 2 wins, 2 ties and 1 loss scoring 8 goals and conceding 6
In the last Copa America match ups, Uruguay beat Mexico 1-0 to a sub-23 Mexican team
Mexico destroyed Uruguay 3-1 with the help of the shooting star that glistened our collective watery eyes called Nery Castillo.
Mexico’s best ever finish was in their debut, Copa America 1993 in Ecuador and Copa America 2001 which was held in Colombia in which they finished runners up
Mexico has a record of 1 win, 3 ties and one 1 loss at the University of Phoenix Stadium. The lone win was vs Guadalupe in the 2009 Gold Cup. The one loss was vs the United States in Hugo Sanchez’s disastrous debut as manager with the Mexican National Team.
Uruguay has a record vs CONCACAF opponents of 3 wins, 3 ties and 3 losses in Copa America Tournaments.
We are ready