Check out how the Mexicans abroad did before going into the international break!
Hector Moreno (Espanyol)– Moreno did not play against Elche because of injury and was taken off the Mexico roster due to the same reason. Espanyol suffered a 2-1 loss against Elche. Next:Atletico 10/19 La Liga
Javier Aguirre(Espanyol)– Aguirre’s Espanyol lost 2-1 to Elche. Next:Atletico 10/19 La Liga
Andres Guardado (Valencia)– Guardado played all 90 minutes in the 2-0 win against Kuban Krasnodar in the Europa League. He played all 90 minutes in the 1-1 draw against Athletic. It’s also been rumored that Everton are preparing a move for Guardado. Next: Real Sociedad. 10/19 La Liga
Jonathan Dos Santos (Barcelona )– Dos Santos remained on the bench for the 1-0 win against Celtic in the Champions League. He also remained on the bench for the 4-1 win against Valladolid. Next: Osasuna 10/19 La Liga
Carlos Vela (Real Sociedad)– Vela scored a goal in the Champions League during the 2-1 loss to Bayern Leverkusen; he played all 90 minutes. He also played all 90 minutes in the 1-0 loss to Rayo Vallecano. Next: Valencia 10/19 La Liga
Giovani Dos Santos (Villarreal)– Dos Santos played all 90 minutes and scored in the 49th minute during the 3-0 win against Granada. Next:Athletic 10/21 La Liga
Javier Aquino(Villarreal)– Aquino played 64 minutes in the 3-0 win against Granada. Next:Athletic 10/21 La Liga
Nery Castillo(Rayo Vallecano)– Castillo started and played 62 minutes during the 1-0 win against Real Sociedad. Next: Almeria 10/20 La Liga
Anibal Zurdo(Sabadell)– Anibal played 70 minutes in the 1-1 draw against Girona. Next: Las Palmas 10/12
Ulises Davila(Cordoba)– Entered the game in the 66th minute, but Cordoba fell 2-0 to Las Palmas. Next: Lugo 10/12
Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez (Manchester United)– Hernandez remained on the bench for the 1-1 draw against Shakhtar in the Champions League. He stayed on the bench for the 2-1 win against Sunderland. Next: Southampton 10/19 EPL.
Guillermo Ochoa(Ajaccio)– Ochoa played all 90 minutes during the 3-0 loss to Lille. Next: Nantes 10/19 La Ligue.
Diego Reyes(Porto)– Reyes was not called for the Champions League loss to Atletico or the 3-1 win against Arouca. Next: Zenit 10/22 UCL; SP Lisbon 10/27 Primeira Liga
Hector Herrera(Porto)– Herrera made the bench for the 1-2 loss to Atletico in the Champions League. He played all 90 minutes in the 3-1 win against Arouca. Next: Zenit 10/22 UCL; SP Lisbon 10/27 Primeira Liga
Jesus ‘Tecatito’ Corona(Twente)– Corona was not called for the 1-0 win against Cambuur. Next: Ajax 10/19 Eredivisie
Gabriel Piccolo(Patrick Thistle)- Piccolo remained on the bench during the 1-0 loss to Hibernian. Nexy: Inverness 10/20 SPL
*A bit about Piccolo- The 23-year-old defender has been in Europe a few years playing for lower league teams. He moved to Patrick Thistle this summer after impressing during a trial. He’s also holds an Italian passport.
Erick Torres(Chivas USA)– Torres played all 90 minutes in the 5-0 loss to the LA Galaxy. Next: Salt Lake 10/23 MLS
Richard Sanchez(Fort Lauderdale Strikers)-Sanchez played all 90 minutes in the 2-1 win against the Tampa Bay Rowdie. Next: Tampa Bay Rowdies 10/13
Did I miss anyone? Make sure to comment below and we’ll try to add them to the list. Generally, the guys we keep our eyes on are the ones that have strong connections to the national team.
Thanks to Jorge Cabrera for letting me know about Gabriel Piccolo.
On a personal note: Thanks for hanging in there with me guys. This has been a very busy time for me(studying for Dental school admissions exams and working on my thesis!), but I will continue to do my best and update you on the latest happening with the Mexicans Abroad.