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Mexico vs Nigeria: TV channel, live stream, team news & preview

2:36 PM EDT 5/27/22
Raul Jimenez Mexico 2021
These sides last met in July 2021, with Mexico winning 4-0

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On Saturday, Mexico will face Nigeria in an international friendly. The match will be played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Watch Mexico vs Nigeria on fuboTV (free 7-day trial)

These sides last met in July 2021, with Mexico winning 4-0. In five matches all-time, Nigeria has yet to win, with two Mexico victories and three draws.

Ahead of the game, GOAL has the details of how to watch on TV, stream online, team news and more.

Games Mexico vs Nigeria
Date May 28, 2022
Times 8:00 pm ET, 5:00 pm PT
Stream fubo TV (try for free)

TV channel, live stream & how to watch

In the United States (US), international friendlies can be watched live and on-demand with fuboTV (try for free).

New users can sign up for a free seven-day trial of the live sports streaming service, which can be accessed via iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Apple TV as well as on a web browser.

U.S. TV channelOnline stream
TUDNfubo TV (try for free)

Team news & rosters

PositionMexico roster
Goalkeepers Ochoa, Talavera, Cota, Acevedo
Defenders Moreno, Gallardo, N. Araujo, Montes, Sanchez, Domínguez, Arteaga, Aguirre, Angulo, K. Álvarez, Vasquez, J. Araujo, Reyes
Midfielders Guardado, Herrera, E. Alvarez, Pineda, Gutierrez, Antuna, Alvarado, Romo, Lainez, Córdova, Beltrán, Lira, Sánchez, Chávez

Forwards

Jimenez, Corona, Pizarro, Martin, Vega, Gimenez, Flores

Mexico’s most recent friendly was against Guatemala, with the two sides drawing 0-0. The team is playing a series of friendlies to gear up for CONCACAF Nations League matches in mid-June.

Mexico is the top ranked team in CONCACAF and the ninth-ranked team overall in FIFA’s rankings. It will compete in its eighth consecutive World Cup this fall. In the last seven, the team has made it to the Round of 16 and then lost.

Predicted Mexico starting XI: Álvarez, Reyes, Angulo, Aguirre, Sánchez, Chávez, Córdova, Zendejas, Giménez, Alvarado; Lopez

PositionNigeria roster
Goalkeepers Okoye, Adeyinka, Olorunleke, Adeleye
Defenders Aina, Sanusi, Troost-Ekong, Balogun, Ajayi, Bassey, Awaziem, Abdullahi, Ali, Buhari
Midfielders Etebo, Aribo, Iwobi, Madu, Babatunde, Okechukwu, Tijani, Yusuf
Forwards Musa, Chukwueze, Lookman, Simon, Sadiq, Dennis, Dessers, Mbaoma, Rafiu

This is the first of two friendlies for Nigeria, as it will play Ecuador on June 2. The team is warming up for the African Cup of Nations qualifying stage, which begins June 9. The team is set to take on Sierra Leone on that day.

For the first time since 2006, Nigeria failed to qualify for the World Cup, as loss to Ghana on away goals in the third round of CAF qualifying ended the team’s chances.

Nigeria hasn’t won a match since January, when it defeated Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in the AFCON group stage. It then lost in the Round of 16 to Tunisia.

Predicted Nigeria starting XI: Aina, Troost-Ekong, Balogun, Bassey, Etebo, Dennis, Onyeka, Aribo, Lookman, Osimhen

Last five results

Mexico resultsNigeria results
Mexico 0-0 Guatemala (Apr 27)Nigeria 1-1 Ghana (Mar 29)
Mexico 2-0 El Salvador (Mar 30)Ghana 0-0 Nigeria (Mar 25)
Honduras 0-1 Mexico (Mar 27)Nigeria 0-1 Tunisia (Jan 23)
Mexico 0-0 United States (Mar 24)Guinea-Bissau 0-2 Nigeria (Jan 19)
Mexico 1-0 Panama (Feb 2)Nigeria 3-1 Sudan (Jan 15)

Head-to-head

DateResult
7/3/2021Mexico 4-0 Nigeria
3/5/2014Mexico 0-0 Nigeria
5/31/2013Mexico 2-2 Nigeria
10/14/2007Mexico 2-2 Nigeria
1/13/1995Mexico 1 (5)-(4) 1 Nigeria