The Mexican national team will play against the national team of the USA on the upcoming Monday within the sixth round of the 2018 World Cup qualification tournament in the CONCACAF zone. Bookmakers see the Mexicans as the clear favorites in this couple and it is hard to disagree with that, considering the possibilities of the future competitors and also the domestic statistics of the Mexicans.
The Mexican national team is the strongest side of its geographical zone and this thesis has been proved once again, as the Mexicans are leading the current qualification tournament. The team has 13 points in the asset, five points more, than Costa Rica and six points more, than the States team. Within the five matches, the Mexican national team won four times and had one draw. The only split of points happened in an away match against Panama.
The US national team had started poorly in the WC qualification tournament. The Stars-and-Stripes lost to Mexico and Costa Rica in the two first matches, but after that they’d changed the tournament situation a little bit, defeating the teams of Honduras and Trinidad and Tobago and having a draw with Panama away. After five played rounds, the USA team has seven point in the asset and the third place in the CONCACAF zone qualification tournament table.
The national teams of Mexico and USA know each other very well. There are no big secrets between the sides, therefore we can expect an open and interesting encounter, where the national team of Mexico is a deserved favorite. The future hosts are in a great shape. The Mexicans feel themselves very comfortable in domestic matches.
Prediction for the match: Mexico national team to win.