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El Tri Report: Chicharito Heads One Home, Tecatito Shines

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LEVERKUSEN, GERMANY - JANUARY 22: Javier Hernandez Chicharito of Leverkusen in action during the Bundesliga match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Hertha BSC at BayArena on January 22, 2017 in Leverkusen, Germany. (Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images)

There was a lot of action for the Mexicans in Europe over the past weekend. While some saw defeat, others were able to contribute to their club immensely.

Take a look at how the Mexican legion abroad did…

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Carlos Vela – Real Sociedad (Spain)

It was a rough go for Real Sociedad against Real Madrid. The Spanish big dogs were able to get a 3-0 victory, as Carlos V saw 54 minutes of play.


Carlos Salcedo – Fiorentina (Italy)

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Carlos was called up by Fiorentina, however, he saw no minutes over the weekend.

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Diego Reyes – Espanyol (Spain)

Diego continues to see a starting gig with Espanyol, as he was in the starting XI for the full 90 minutes in the 3-1 victory over Sevilla.

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Héctor Herrera, Miguel Layún, Tecatito – FC Porto (Portugal

Héctor was added to the starting XI against Estoril, and he put in 66 minutes.

Tecatito was subbed on when Herrera came off, and he scored a beauty in the 2-1 victory.

Layún was not called for the match.

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Raúl Jiménez – Benfica (Portugal)

Raúl just can’t seem to catch a break. Right as he recovered from a groin injury that sidelined him for a month, he picked up a left ankle injury and missed this weekend’s match for Benfica.

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Chicharito – Bayer Leverkusen (Germany)

We saw the good ole Chicharito do his magic against Borussia Monchengladbach, scoring a header in the 34th minute. Unfortunately, Chicharito and Co. fell asleep at the wheel and lost the match, 2-3.

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Héctor Moreno, Andrés Guardado – PSV (Netherlands)

Andrés remained in his starting midfield position, and was a massive workhorse in the 2-1 victory over Heracles.

Héctor Moreno was not included in the match due to yellow card accumulation.

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Memo Ochoa – Granada (Spain)

Things for Memo and Granada are not looking bright, as they fell to Villarreal, 0-2 over the weekend.

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Marco Fabián – Eintracht Frankfurt (Germany)

Marco was not called up for the match against Schalke on Friday.

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Jonathan dos Santos – Villarreal (Spain)

Jonathan kept his reign in the midfield for Villarreal and went the full 90 minutes in the 2-0 victory over Granada.

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