VIDEO: Tecatito finishes off counter with emphatic strike

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The Porto attacker cut inside and finished in style to give Mexico an early lead in its friendly against the Republic of Ireland

Jesus "Tecatito" Corono looks like he's ready for World Cup qualifiers to begin. 

The Porto winger opened the scoring in the 16th minute of a friendly against the Republic of Ireland on Thursday with a fantastic strike. 

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Jorge "Burrito" Hernandez started off a quick Mexico counterattack by passing wide to Corona, who beat his man with a nifty move before cutting inside and firing home past Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph. 

The friendly in New Jersey is the final tune-up for El Tri before they face Honduras and the United States in World Cup qualifiers on June 8 and June 11. 

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