We present the activity that the elements of the Tri that participate with European squads had this weekend
After the activity of the teams on the FIFA Date, the Mexican elements that play in Europe returned to their clubs, but few were able to shine. Among those who stood out the most were Edson Álvarez, Jesús Manuel Corona and Johan Vásquez.
The rest had very discreet performances and some did not manage to avoid the defeats of their teams in their respective competitions. A large part of them entered the exchange due to the activity in the triple commitment of the Tricolor and others did not see action.
Below we present a summary with the activity of each Mexican team in Europe.
The defender opened the day on Saturday with the Genoa on his visit to Rome. Johan played as a left back from the beginning of the game after he did not have minutes with the Tricolor, a situation that led to the claim of some national fans.
Vasquez he signed one of the best games he has had since he came to the A series and it was key for Genoa to get a point from the Italian capital in the fight they have to avoid relegation.
The ‘Wolf of Tepeji’ entered the exchange with the wolverhamptonbut could not prevent his team from falling 0-1 to Norwich City on the fourth date of the FA Cup. Raúl was not a starter in Bruno Lage’s scheme due to the bustle of the trip from Mexico to England.
It was in the 64th minute when he entered the field of Molineaux Stadium, but he had few options in attack and the Wolves were eliminated.
The central defender came on as a substitute in the 90th minute just to ensure that the Celta Vigo will stay with the 2-0 victory against Rayo Vallecano in the restart of LaLiga. Araujo hardly had any activity, while Orbelín Pineda has yet to make his debut with Eduardo Coudet’s team.
The ‘Tecatito’ entered the 8th minute with Sevilla after Gonzalo Montiel was injured. So the Mexican winger’s game was very good but he couldn’t make a difference for his team, even though he missed a penalty by Ivan Rakitic.
Crown continues to leave good performances with the Sevillebut he has not scored a goal, a situation that although it is not his main function, he knows how to do due to his technical qualities.
The ‘Zorro’ came on as a substitute at minute 76 in the defeat of Atletico Madrid 4-2 against Barcelona. The Mexican midfielder had good moments and was solid, although he could not contribute much for his team to level the score. In addition, he saw the yellow card due to the desperation of the colchoneros to get closer on the scoreboard.
The ‘Machin was a starter with el Ajax despite the injury he suffered in the game against Costa Rica in the second match of the FIFA date. Álvarez appeared in Erik ten Hag’s XI and helped his side win 3-0. In addition, he put a ball on the crossbar with a shot outside the box.
The ‘Little Prince’ signed his 499th game in Europe, but he could hardly influence the Real Betis, and is that the midfielder was 59 minutes on the pitch, but without pain or glory. Although he jumped in as captain, he couldn’t bring the Betis closer on the scoreboard against Villarreal.
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