Mexico star Jesus Corona anticipated to overlook 2022 World Cup after breaking fibula, tearing ankle ligaments


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Mexico’s Jesus “Tecatito” Corona has suffered a severe damage in coaching with Sevilla that may probably see him miss the 2022 World Cup. The Spanish membership introduced on Thursday that he’ll miss round 4 to 5 months after breaking his left fibula, whereas additionally rupturing ankle ligaments.

For Sevilla, Erik Lamela is the most probably substitute within the lineup, however issues are much more difficult for El Tri. The 29-year-old has scored 10 objectives and assisted 10 extra over his 71 caps with the nationwide group however, his work-rate and talent within the field are laborious to switch, inflicting Tata Martino fairly just a few complications with below 100 days to go till the cup begins.

Mexico are already in a tricky group as they will face Poland, Argentina, and Saudi Arabia in Group C and issues simply acquired rather a lot harder. El Tri are constructed on their defensive power, solely permitting eight objectives in World Cup qualifying, which was the second finest in Concacaf behind Canada. The concern is round placing the ball behind the web, which is able to solely develop with him probably being unavailable. 

Striker Raúl Jiménez can also be sidelined for Wolverhampton, and whereas he is anticipated to be wholesome for the World Cup, enjoying time will change into a priority after Bruno Lage has added Gonçalo Guedes from Valencia. This places numerous stress on Hirving Lozano of Napoli and the remainder of the assault, particularly as Martino is already on skinny ice for inconsistent performances. 

Mexico have upcoming friendlies in opposition to Paraguay, Peru, Colombia, Iraq, and Sweden forward of the World Cup, so that they’ll be capable of check the assault in opposition to high quality opponents. But if the ball is not going into the again of the web forward of Qatar, El Tri may find yourself coming into with extra questions than solutions, making it unlikely that they’d advance out of Group C.  



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