Vela keeps on scoring and earning accolades! He’s doing great but check out how the rest of the Mexicans abroad are doing with their teams!
Hector Moreno (Espanyol)– Moreno played all 90 minutes in the 1-0 Copa del Rey first leg loss to Real Madrid. He then played 90 minutes in the 2-2 draw against Valencia. Next: Real Madrid 1/28 Copa del Rey; Betis 2/2 La Liga
Javier Aguirre(Espanyol)– Espanyol lost 1-0 against Real Madrid in the first leg of hte Copa del Rey and drew 2-2 in la Liga play against Valencia. Next: Real Madrid 1/28 Copa del Rey; Betis 2/2 La Liga
Andres Guardado (Valencia)– Guardado played all 90 minutes in the 2-2 draw against Espanyol. Next: Barcelona 2/1 La Liga
Jonathan Dos Santos (Barcelona )– Recovering from a knee injury.
Carlos Vela (Real Sociedad)– Vela played 64 minutes and scored a goal in the 3-1 win against Racing Santander during the Copa del Rey. He scored in the 50th minute and provided an assist in the 4-0 win against Elche. Vela also earned top honors by being named La Liga’s best player for the month of December. His performances during with Real Sociedad have earned him much attention and several rumors have continued to strengthen about a move to Borussia Dortmund, Southampton, or his old team Arsenal. Next: Racing 1/30 Copa Del Rey; Atletico 2/2 La Liga
Giovani Dos Santos (Villarreal)– Dos Santos played 63 minutes during the 1-0 loss to Valladolid. Next: Osasuna 2/3 La Liga
Javier Aquino(Villarreal)– Aquino played 90 minutes in the 1-0 loss against Valladolid. Next: Osasuna 2/3 La Liga
Nery Castillo(Rayo Vallecano)– Castillo made it on to the field in the 76th minute during the 2-4 loss to Atletico Madrid. Next: Levante 2/1 La Liga
Anibal Zurdo(Sabadell)-Anibal played all 90 minutes in the 1-1 draw against Ponderradina. Next: Deportivo 2/1
Ulises Davila(Cordoba)– Did not play in the 1-0 loss to Deportivo. Next: 2/2 Alaves
Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez (Manchester United)– Hernandez scored for United in the 121st minute of the second leg game against Sunderland in the Carling to decide the winner on penalties. United failed to convert their shots and lost the penalty shootout. Rumors have also strongly swirled around Chicharito and a possible exit from United with Inter Milan or Monaco a possible destination. Next: Cardiff 1/28 Premier League
Guillermo Ochoa(Ajaccio)– Ochoa was given bench time for the 2-0 loss against Caen in the Coupe de France. Ochoa played all 90 minutes in the 1-1 draw against Sochaux. Next: Evian 2/1 La Ligue
Diego Reyes(Porto)– Called up for Mexico’s game against South Korea. Next: Maritimo 2/2 La Liga
Hector Herrera(Porto)– No games until 2/2. Next: Maritimo 2/2 La Liga
Jesus ‘Tecatito’ Corona(Twente)– Match against Groningen postponed. Next: FC Groningen 1/26 Eredivisie
Gabriel Rojo de la Vega Piccolo(Patrick Thistle)-– Did not play.
Richard Sanchez(FC Dallas)– Returned to FC Dallas.
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 or those that play in major European leagues.