The “Tri” will play a friendly match against the United States on April 19 at the State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
“The rivalry is historic between the United States and Mexico, it is a privilege to be part of and be able to play one of these matches. We are generating a context and a winning mentality, we know that beating the United States will be a great important step and a very high degree of confidence. important,” Cocca said in a video conference.
“Facing the United States, which is the classic rival in the area, I take it with a lot of motivation, desire, responsibility and commitment, and that is what I am going to transmit to my players so that they go out to win,” added the Argentine coach .
After playing the match, both teams will meet again on June 15 in the semifinal of the Concacaf Nations League.
The match will be played at Allegiant Stadium, located in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“We need a mentally strengthened team that knows what it is going to do on the field. The United States has a very clear structure and idea of the game, for us it will be a great test,” said Cocca.