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El Tri Report: Reyes Capitalizes

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Diego Reyes of Real Sociedad de Futbol celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the La Liga match between RCD Espanyol and Real Sociedad de Futbol at Cornella-El Prat Stadium on February 8, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.

The Mexicans abroad had a filled weekend with league matches. Some shined, and some did not feature for their clubs. Here is the run down on their performances.

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Raúl Jiménez – Benfica (Portugal)

Raúl did not play in Benfica’s 5-0 drubbing of Belenenses.

Next match: FC Porto (February 12)

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Jonathan dos Santos – Villarreal (Spain)

Jonathan started and played 77 minutes in the 0-0 draw with Athletic Bilbao 

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Next match: Malaga (February 13)

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

All three Mexicans started and went the full 90 against Arouca. Miguel Layún added an assist, but FC Porto fell, 1-2.

Layún currently leads the Portuguese league in assists (12). To put things into perspective, Layún managed 10 assists in his entire tenure with Club América (146 matches).

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Chicharito – Bayer Leverkusen (Germany)

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Chicharito started and played the full 90 against Bayern Munich. The teams drew 0-0.

There are also rumors that his recents foes, Bayern Munich, may try to acquire Chicharito for the next season.

Next match: Werder Bremen  (February 9)

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Hector Moreno, Andres Guardado – PSV (Netherlands)

Hector Moreno started and went the full 90 against FC Utrecht. Andrés Guardado sat out with a leg injury.

Next match: NEC Nijmegen (February 14)

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Alan Pulido – Olympiakos (Greece)

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Pulido did not play in the 1-0 win over PAOK Salonika.

Next match: AEK Anthens (February 13)

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Marco Fabián – Eintracht Frankfurt (Germany)

Eintracht Frankfurt fell 2-4 to Stuttgart, but Fabián did manage to record his first official assist.

Next match: FC Cologne (February 13)

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Diego Reyes, Carlos Vela – Real Sociedad (Spain)

Both Diego and Carlos started against Espanyol. They were two of the brightest players on the pitch, as Carlos recorded an assist and goal, while Reyes scored a header in the 5-0 win.

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Reyes did leave injured, but the severity is being evaluated.

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