The goalkeeper came up with a pair of big saves to protect Mexico's lead and couldn't be faulted for either of the Netherlands' late goals.
Mexican National Team
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Mexico is out of the World Cup after a gut-wrenching defeat to the Netherlands that saw El Tri concede twice late.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Carlos Salcido replaces Jose Juan Vasquez in El Tri's starting XI for the round of 16, while the rest of the squad remains the same from the three group-stage matches.
Friday, June 27, 2014
El Tri picked up wins against Cameroon and Croatia in Group A, but beating the world-class Netherlands side waiting in the second round will require an entirely different level.
With a key player suspended, Miguel Herrera is reportedly set to turn to a veteran presence as his Mexico side seeks to topple the Netherlands.
The 24-year-old Porto midfielder has given his stock a boost with a standout World Cup thus far.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The Mexico forward admitted to crying a bit after breaking his scoring drought for El Tri in a win over Croatia.
Monday, June 23, 2014
The Porto midfielder led Mexico in passes completed, duels won and recoveries as El Tri secured passage to the round of 16 with a 3-1 win over Croatia.
On a night when a tie would have been enough to earn a place in the round of 16, Mexico routed Croatia in a confidence-boosting win that sets up a date with the Netherlands.
Mexico made it into the last 16 of the World Cup with an impressive 3-1 win over Croatia.
The Manchester United striker scored the final goal in Recife after captain Rafael Marquez and Andres Guardado had netted in quick succession to set up a meeting with Netherlands.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
The Mexican midfielder is happy he passed up an opportunity to head to the United States as a teenager after earning an unlikely spot in El Tri's starting lineup.
Unless Cameroon produces an upset for the ages, only one team will leave Recife with a place in the round of 16.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
After an opening win over Cameroon and a hard-earned draw with Brazil, only Croatia stands between Mexico and the knockout stages.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
According to a report, FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico over 'improper conduct' of their supporter section in Fortaleza.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Miguel Herrera has connected with Mexico's players after El Tri's confidence hit rock bottom under Chepo de la Torre.
After drawing their second Group A match, El Tri will need to avoid defeat against Croatia to make the knockout rounds.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The wing back, who spent time on loan at Leverkusen last season, says the El Tri players based in Europe have proven their worth.
The Mexico goalkeeper said he enjoyed "the game of my life" as El Tri grabbed a scoreless draw against Brazil.
The 28-year-old goalkeeper justified his selection by making six saves as El Tri took a point off the host nation.