During the victory of the Mexican team against its similar Honduras at CONCACAF Final Octagonal, the Argentine nationalized Mexican Rogelio Funes Mori contributed the second goal in the 3-0 win, with which the Aztec team regained the top with eleven points.
This was the Twins’ eleventh game with the Aztec team, debuted in a friendly against Nigeria on July 4, turning a target in the 4-0 win, with opinions divided, as many fans and journalists were not happy with his call in place of Javier Hernández, who was going through a scoring streak with The Galaxy on the MLS.
The Argentine coach of Mexico, Gerardo Martino, He tried to blanket his compatriot in the best way so that he became number ‘9’ for the CONCACAF Gold Cup because Raul Jimenez He still did not return to the courts after the skull fracture he suffered in the Premier league with Wolverhampton Wanderers.
In the Group Stage he could not convert against Trinidad and Tobago and before The Savior, but if he scored a double for Guatemala, while in quarters he added a goal against Honduras in the final 3-0, however, he no longer appeared for the semifinal against Canada and the final in front of USA, in which they succumbed by the minimum difference in the extension.
The criticisms became louder because the Rayados player could not wet in the first window of the Octagonal Final, even when he disputed the entire match against Jamaica, 71 minutes before Costa Rica and 45 minutes in front of Panama, also in this FIFA date he was left with the desire to enter the duel against Canada.
However, after five games without being able to pierce the nets, The Twin He regained his confidence by taking advantage of a rebound inside the area, after the ball crashed on the crossbar and landed on his feet, to return to the goal path and turn the boos of the Aztec fans into applause.
“I think that on this pitch, with our people, it is a huge pride to come in and score a goal, but the most important thing is that we won, that we continued up, we continued fighting, we played good football. The team deserved to win and we showed it on the pitch “, indicated the network breaker to TUDN at the end of the clash with The Bicolor.
Secondly, Funes mori is close to matching his compatriot’s mark Guillermo Franco, who scored seven goals in 25 games with the tricolor jersey and is the highest naturalized scorer in Mexico, who also attended two World Cups, Germany 2006 and South Africa 2010.
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