The Schalke star hit El Tri for two goals inside the first 10 minutes of the Confederations Cup semifinal encounter in Sochi
Mexico's Confederations Cup semifinal against Germany couldn't have gotten off to a worse start.
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Germany midfielder Leon Goretzka scored two goals in a two-minute span, staking his side to a 2-0 lead within eight minutes.
The strikes had an air of similarity, as the Schalke midfielder made late runs through the center of midfield and finished low into the bottom-left corner.
Germany would go on to win 4-1 and advanced to face Chile in Sunday's final, while Mexico will take on Portugal in the third-place match.