The 24-year-old scored his seventh goal in Europe's premier competition, leaving only Hugo Sanchez ahead of him in the list of top Mexican strikers in tournament history.
Chicarito scored a stoppage time goal to settle the 3-1 game against Braga, the same opponent he scored two against last month, and preserve Manchester United's 100 percent record in the Champions League group stage, with four wins from four.
Hernandez scored his first Champions League goal on Sept. 29, 2010, against Valencia.
All-time top-scoring Mexican players in the UEFA Champions League:
1. Hugo Sánchez, Real Madrid: 17
2. Javier Hernandez, Manchester United: 7
3. Nery Castillo, Olympiakos / Shakhtar: 6
4. Carlos Vela, Arsenal: 2
5. Rafael Marquez, Monaco / Barcelona: 1
5. Pavel Pardo, Stuttgart: 1
5. Guillermo Franco, Villarreal: 1
5. Giovani dos Santos, Barcelona / Tottenham: 1
5. Efrain Juarez Celtic: 1
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