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El Tri Report: Raúl Crowned with Benfica

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Benfica's Mexican forward Raul Jimenez rises the trophy as he celebrates Benfica's 35th Portuguese league title at the end of the Portuguese league football match Benfica vs CD Nacional at Luz stadium in Lisbon on May 15, 2015. / AFP / PATRICIA

We already saw two Mexican’s crowned in the Eredivisie, and there was another crowned in Portugal on Sunday. Take a look at how the El Tri contingency did this weekend, as we head toward the final days of the season(s).

Here’s how they did…

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Jonathan dos Santos – Villarreal (Spain)

Jona started and played the full 90 minutes against Sporting Gijon.

 Villarreal would go on to lose, though, 0-2.

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Marco Fabián – Eintracht Frankfurt (Germany)

Marco was completely left off Frankfurt’s roster over the weekend.

Frankfurt will need to face FC Nürnburg in an attempt to fight relegation.

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Chicharito – Bayer Leverkusen (Germany)

Due to injury, Chicharito was not included in Bayer’s match this weekend.

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Raúl Gudiño – União da Madeira (Portugal)

Raúl kept his start in the 1-2 loss against Rio Ave.

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Miguel Layún, Hector Herrera, Tecatito – FC Porto (Portugal)

Hector Herrera and Layún started and went the 90 minutes in the 4-0 victory over Boavista. Miguel Layún scored a golazo for FC Porto’s second goal of the game.

Tecatito played 45 minutes…

FC Porto have a cup match final on May 22 against Braga.

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Memo Ochoa – Malaga (Spain)

Ochoa stayed as Malaga’s starting keeper in their 4-1 win over Las Palmas, and he did not disappoint.

He was also added to WhoScored’s La Liga Team of the week.

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Raúl Jiménez – Benfica (Portugal)

Raúl entered the match between Benfica and Nacional in the 73rd minute. Benfica needed a draw to win the title, but did so in style with a 4-1 victory.

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Raúl has another chance to win a title on May 20 in a Portuguese cup final against Marítimo.

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