“The United States has taken over the Nations League”: Mexico coach Jimmy Lozano

They will get it. Technical Director L Mexico national team senior Jaime “Jimmy” Lozano admitted that the USA team had practically “taken over” the UEFA Nations League.despite the fact that until a few years ago, the tricolor was always the favorite in CONCACAF tournaments.

“Owns” Gregg Berhalter's forces Nations League after organizing the last two editionsincluding the final match against the Mexican national team, and elimination in the semi-finals.

Jimmy said that Mexico was considered the natural candidate to win titles in this region of the world (CONCACAF).However, the eleventh “Stars and Stripes” made the moment difficult for the Aztecs, giving them a great challenge in raising this banner.

Historically, Mexico has been one of the favorites to win any tournament in the region. The coach and former Mexican player said: “With the growth of some teams, such as the United States, which has become the owner of this tournament, we have hope to raise this tournament that awaits us.”

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Although Mexico's main goal is the championship, Jimmy stated that the first challenge is Panama:

“We want to come out of every tournament the best we can. There are four very strong teams, two teams that have improved and the United States that has been hostile for a long time. We have lost the last two matches with them. I don’t want that.” “I know whether this is a commitment or not, but our goal is to win the title first, to beat Panama,” he said.

The CONCACAF Nations League semifinals will continue on March 21, with Mexico facing Panama at 7:15 p.m., at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, home of the Dallas Cowboys, Texas.

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The other semifinal match between the United States and Jamaica will be played on the same day, but at 4:00 p.m.

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