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0 vs 5
Played
June 9, 2011 9:00 PM EDT
Bank of America Stadium — Charlotte, North Carolina
Referee:‬ C. Campbell‎
Attendance:‬ 46012‎
 
   
 
 

Player Ratings: Cuba 0-5 Mexico

Goal.com assesses the performances of the players on show following Mexico's 5-0 win over Cuba in Charlotte, N.C.

  • O. Molina
    9
    8
    2.00

    O. Molina

    Was strong in the first half but caved in the second half as defense and midfield collapsed. Didn''t deserve to allow five goals.

  • Y. Colomé
    1
    10
    2.00

    Y. Colomé

    He made the most mistakes on defense.

  • R. Fernández
    4
    7
    3.00

    R. Fernández

    He was the player with the most intelligent decisions of all the Cubans.

  • A. Cervantes
    2
    8
    2.00

    A. Cervantes

    He is the player who better moves the ball of all the Cubans but unfortunately to minute ten he left injured.

  • R. Linares
    2
    11
    2.00

    R. Linares Flop of the Match

    Had several chances to equalize the game in the first half and couldn't put away chances.

Substitutions

  • Alfredo Talavera
    33
    5
    3.50

    Alfredo Talavera

    Wasn't tested much but in the opportunities where he had to step up, he delivered.

  • Rafa Márquez
    46
    2
    3.00

    Rafa Márquez

    Was a steady foot for El Tri but he'll probably be upset with some chances that he should have put in.

  • Héctor Moreno
    33
    0
    3.50

    Héctor Moreno

    Steady night, wasn't tested much but made key interceptions.

  • Jose Andrés Guardado
    50
    2
    3.50

    Jose Andrés Guardado

    Strong night for the winger, speeding past his man and launching precise crosses. His assist shows how valuable he was on the night.

  • C. Salcido
    46
    1
    3.50

    C. Salcido

    Cuba didn't test Mexico much but Salcido worked hard and kept in front of his man.

  • Gerardo Torrado
    32
    5
    3.50

    Gerardo Torrado

    Calm on the ball, helped El Tri in keeping possession.

  • Á. Reyna
    40
    4
    3.50

    Á. Reyna

    Made slashing runs that give Cuba fits the entire match and had an assist, solid game.

  • Efraín Juárez
    49
    1
    3.50

    Efraín Juárez

    Dangerous all match long. He tracked the right flank well and made several deadly runs ahead and was rewarded for his efforts with an assist.

  • Pablo Edson Barrera
    38
    4
    3.50

    Pablo Edson Barrera

    Had a nice assist in Dos Santos' final goal and had several dangerous runs to pin Cuba's defense back.

  • Giovani dos Santos
    111
    2
    4.50

    Giovani dos Santos

    Dos Santos was dominant against Cuba exploiting its weak defense on the flanks. He could get up the pitch at will and launched several crosses that should have been finished in the first half.

  • Javier Hernández
    157
    18
    4.00

    Javier Hernández Top of the Match

    After an rare subpar first 20 minutes where he should have finished a few chances from Dos Santos, he came alive after his first goal in the 36th minute.

Substitutions

  • Jonathan Emmanuel Orozco
    7
    5
    0.00

    Jonathan Emmanuel Orozco

    DNP

  • Jorge Emmanuel Torres
    16
    1
    3.50

    Jorge Emmanuel Torres

    Spelled Marquez and was average on the night.

  • I. Castro
    9
    2
    0.00

    I. Castro

    DNP

  • J. Zavala
    8
    1
    0.00

    J. Zavala

    DNP

  • E. Hernández
    43
    1
    3.50

    E. Hernández

    Had a fine assist on Chicharito's goal and was able to take advantage of Cuba's defense countless times.

  • A. De Nigris
    52
    1
    4.00

    A. De Nigris

    Came off the bench and had an immediate impact scoring two minutes after coming on.

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