Mexico defeated 1-0 The Savior on the last day of the group stage and obtained the first place in sector A; However, the display of the Aztec team was not the best and several footballers ended up being singled out by a sector of the fans.
One of them was the team’s center forward, Rogelio Funes Mori, who reached this commitment after a double against Guatemala, but that this time he came out with his sights averted towards the rival frame, as he had two clear chances that he could not specify.
The ‘Twin‘he missed the opportunity to increase his scoring quota with him’Tri‘twice, but it was on the second occasion that he received criticism from the media from the followers who gathered at the Cotton Bowl of Dallas, because it could be the action that sentenced a complicated commitment and it was also the clearest action of the game.
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It was the 50th minute of the second half when, after a phenomenal change of pace of Hector Herrera, the Salvadoran defense dislodged and left Rogelio Funes Mori no mark within the area.
He took advantage of this situation ‘HH‘and gave him a precise pass so that he defined only in front of the goalkeeper Mario Antonio Martinez; However, the speed of the play surpassed the Mexican striker and although he defined in the first instance, he did so without a correct direction, for which he crashed the ball into the goalkeeper’s leg.
This was the clearest play of the match for Funes Mori and he could not recover from that action, so he went out of change at minute 76 ‘instead of Alan Pulido and he completed his first bad game with the Mexican national team, since in the first period he had a similar action that he could not specify either.
In the end the mexican painting won the victory, but sowed several doubts regarding the collective performance, especially during the second part of the match, as it was outmatched by the selection of The Savior in volume of play and opportunities. Now he will wait for second place in Group D, made up of Honduras, Qatar, Panama and Grenada to play the quarterfinals of the tournament.
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