An injured elbow will keep Cruz Azul goalkeeper Jesus Corona (pictured) out of Mexico's friendly against Iceland on February 8, 2017. (Photo: Straffon Images)
LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Goalkeeper Jesus Corona will miss Mexico’s international friendly against Iceland on Wednesday with an injury, announced the Federación Mexicana de Fútbol.
The 36-year-old Cruz Azul custodian experienced discomfort in his left elbow near the end Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Queretaro,
After an assessed by the national team’s medical staff Tuesday, it was determined that Corona would be sent back to his club for rehabilitation. No timeline was given for his return.
Toluca’s Alfredo Talavera and Hugo Gonzalez of Monterrey are the other goalkeepers on the roster for the match, which will be played at Sam Boyd Stadium.