The Colombian coach will look to avenge the 4-1 defeat in Sochi past year after steering Mexico comprehensively through World Cup qualifying - they lost just once in 16 games, the sole defeat coming after their passage to Russian Federation had already been confirmed.
The reaction from Juan Carlos Osorio to being told that an quake had registered in Mexico City amid the celebrations for Hirving Lozano's winning goal against Germany told you everything about why this perhaps should not register quite so highly on the Richter scale of World Cup upsets.
Meanwhile, Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio dedicated the win to the fans.
The 28-year-old CSKA Moscow midfielder went off injured in the first half of the 5-0 win - and will see his World Cup over, if the hosts fail to make it out of Group A. "There's no reason to fall apart because you lose one game". Mexico continued to threaten, Miguel Layun narrowly unable to latch onto a through ball, but their goal arrived 10 minutes before the break as Germany was again sliced apart. The lineups of both the teams will be announced much before the match starts. As for Mexico, Chicharito aka Javier Hernández leads the line for El Tri. In the second we knew full well that Germany have an outstanding team.
Germany coach Joachim Loew, meanwhile, criticised his side for playing badly in the first half. Due to injuries, we had to change some of our protagonists, but we always thought of having two fast players on the wing, " Osorio said. They lost just one match in 16 during qualifying and have quality players in a number of positions.
However, qualification is no certainty now as Sweden and South Korea are no pushovers. From Manuel Neuer in goal, to Mats Hummels in defense, Toni Kroos in the midfield and Timo Werner and World Cup scoring machine Thomas Muller, Jogi Low's side is primed for a strong showing in Russian Federation.
Osorio had to endure vociferous criticism after a 7-0 defeat by Chile at the Copa Centenario in 2016 and again after their performances at the Confederations Cup a year ago, including a semifinal defeat to Germany.