The Houston Dynamo forward gets the call to lead the line for Juan Carlos Osorio’s side in the group-stage match
Erick “Cubo” Torres will lead the line for Mexico against Jamaica in Thursday’s Gold Cup group match.
Juan Carlos Osorio has made four changes to his team overall, bringing Torres, Moises Munoz, Oribe Peralta and Jesus Molina into the starting side, while dropping Jesus Corona, Angel Sepulveda, Jorge Hernandez and Luis Reyes to the bench.
Mexico opened the Gold Cup with a 3-1 win over El Salvador, taking a narrow edge in Group C over Jamaica, which opened with a 2-0 win of its own, on goals scored.
Mexico starting XI:
Munoz; Alvarez, Ayala, Marin, Gallardo; Duenas, Molina, Pineda, Hernandez, Cubo, Pizarro