El Tri begin their World Cup preparations against Wales. Yet, Ryan Giggs’ side will be without superstar Gareth Bale after his Champions League exploits
MEXICO kick off their preparations for the World Cup by hosting Wales in Pasadena, California.
El Tri will play three friendlies before heading to Russia, where they begin their tournament on 17th June against Germany.
The Wales team are meeting up for just this fixture, having failed to qualify for next month’s showpiece.
This will be Ryan Giggs’ third match in charge after a 6-0 win over China was followed up by a 1-0 loss against Uruguay.
What time is kick-off?
THIS international fixture will be held on Tuesday, May 29.
The game will be hosted at The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
Kick-off is at 2am.
Which TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?
UNFORTUNATELY this match is not available to watch on TV in the UK.
But you can keep up to date with all of the action on the SunSport LIVE BLOG.
What is the team news?
MEXICO coach Juan Carlos Osorio will have 27 players available for the fixture, with just a week until he must cut four for his final World Cup squad.
Yet, Wales will be without star forward Gareth Bale after the Real Madrid man netted twice in Champions League final on Saturday.
But there could be debuts for at least four players, including Manchester City youngster Matthew Smith.