There were several Mexicans back in action with their clubs, and we saw some great goals, as well.
Here’s how they fared…
Jonathan dos Santos – Villarreal (Spain)
Villarreal lost to Athletic Bilbao, 3-2, in the Copa del Rey.
Jonathan was not called up, as he exited the previous game with an apparent leg injury.
Miguel Layún, Hector Herrera, Tecatito – FC Porto (Portugal)
FC Porto was looking for a bounce back result after losing to Sporting, but fell short in a 1-1 draw with Rio Ave.
Tecatito Corona played 70 minutes, Miguel Layún 85 minutes, and Hector Herrera played the full 90.
Herrera scored a golazo in the match for FC Porto
Raúl Jiménez – Benfica (Portugal)
Raúl Jiménez started in Benfica’s 6-0 thrashing of Martitimo. He scored the third goal of the match, and two of his passes to his teammates lead to penalties for Benfica.
— SL Benfica (@SLBenfica) January 6, 2016
Other Mexico news
There were rumors that Jesse Gonzalez, 20-year-old keeper for Mexico and FC Dallas, was going to accept a call up by Jürgen Klinsmann of the USMNT.
New reports has squashed the rumor, saying that Gonzalez has accepted a call from Mexico’s U-23 roster.