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Mexico names roster for friendly vs. United States in Philadelphia

The Mexico player selections for next Wednesday’s friendly against the United States at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia:

Goalkeepers: Guillermo Ochoa (Ajaccio), Alfredo Talavera (Toluca).

Defenders: Efrain Juarez (Zaragoza), Francisco Javier Rodriguez (Stuttgart), Hector Moreno (Espanyol), Carlos Salcido (Fulham), Rafael Marquez (New York Red Bulls), Jorge Torres Nilo (Tigres), Paul Aguilar (America), Javier Aquino (Cruz Azul).

Midfielders: Gerardo Torrado (Cruz Azul), Israel Castro (Cruz Azul), Jesus Zavala (Monterrey), Pablo Barrera (West Ham), Antonio Naelson Sinha (Toluca), Andres Guardado (Deportivo La Coruna), Christian Bermudez (Atlante).

Forwards: Giovani dos Santos (Tottenham), Oribe Peralta (Santos Laguna), Omar Arellano (Chivas).

*Manchester United’s Javier “Chicharito”Hernandez is sidelined with a concussion.

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.
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