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Mexicans Abroad: Guardado Leads Betis, Chucky Continues His Streak

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SEVILLE, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 25: Andres Guardado of Real Betis Balompie celebrates after scoring the first goal for Real Betis Balompie during the La Liga match between Real Betis and Girona at Estadio Benito Villamarin on November 25, 2017 in Seville, . (Photo by Aitor Alcalde Colomer/Getty Images)

The Mexicans abroad were back in action for their clubs and while some did not play (due to rest or injury), some shined for their clubs in Europe.

Take a look at how they did…

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Chucky Lozano on fire

It was his goal against Excelsior which was the deciding factor for PSV. In the 41st minute, Hirving ‘Chucky’ Lozano received the ball in the box, turned, and slotted home the 2-0 lead. The goal now puts his tally to 10 goals in 11 games. Chucky is hitting a streak that no foreigner has ever done in the Eredivisie.

With one loss, PSV is on top of the Eredivisie with 36 points, the closest to them is Ajax with 28. They’ll look to continue adding to their standing on December 3 against Sparta Rotterdam.

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Mexico’s skipper returned to give Real Betis one of their best goals of the season. Andrés stepped up to take a free-kick in the 85th minute while down 0-1, his delivery was too deadly for Girona to stop.

The game ended 2-2, and Guardado went the full 90 minutes. He now has a total of 6 assists and one goal in his 2017/18 La Liga run.

Other Mexicans abroad news

  • Guillermo Ochoa came up huge in the 2-0 win for Standard Liège. A penalty save by Ochoa in the 58th minute was a major boost for Liège in their victory.
  • Omar Govea went 61 minutes in Mouscron’s 1-3 loss to KAA Gent.
  • Carlos Salcedo went 87 minutes in Frankfurt’s 0-1 loss to Bayer Leverkusen.
  • Jesús Corona received a double yellow, while Herrera went 90 minutes in FC Porto’s 1-1 against Desportivo das Aves.

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