After the disappointment that meant the elimination in the Group Phase in the World Cup 2022 and the doubts that have been generated regarding the generation of soccer players who will lead the Mexican National Team towards the next cycle, the beginning of the year 2023 has been good for most of the tricolors in European soccer.
Mexicans off to a good start in Europe
One of the clearest proofs is the good moment that the four Mexicans who play in the Eredivisie in the Netherlands are experiencing: Edson Álvarez and Jorge Sánchez with Ajaxhave become key pieces of coach Alfred Schreuder, while Erick Gutiérrez is immovable at PSV Eindhoven since last year, after overcoming several injuries.
Another that although he does not have many minutes, has known how to respond when he enters the exchange is Santiago Giménezwho scored his first goal of the year and his seventh with the Feyenoord shirt, the team that leads the overall table of the tournament, followed by Ajax, AZ Alkmaar and PSV.
Chucky Lozano, with good performances in Napoli
Another who has had few minutes on the pitch is Hirving Lozano at Napoli; Nevertheless, Chucky Lozano registers good performances when he comes on as a substitute and has been active in all three games, after Serie A was reactivated in the first days of the year. Napoli is the leader of the competition, is the great candidate to win the championship and is also in the Round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League.
César Montes, the newcomer to Espanyol Barcelona, is off to a good start with the Parakeets, since he has had minutes in the three games of 2023, both in La Liga de España and in the Copa del Rey; the Catalan team was fighting for relegation and after the last two results it is located in position 14 in the standings.
This was the last goal of Santi Giménez in Eredivisie
In Greece, Orbelín Pineda continues to shine and after starting on the right foot in Greek soccer, the former Cruz Azul and Chivas player has maintained his level at the beginning of this year, playing as a starter in the three league games so far this year and scoring two goals. the little mongrel He already has six in the Greek Super League.
The defeat of Memo Ochoa that overshadowed his start in Serie A
the archer Guillermo Ochoa began shining with his own light in Serie A in Italy; However, in the last match of the Italian League, his Salernitana team was thrashed 8-2 by Atalanta, overshadowing the good performances that Memo has had under the three posts.
Although the team has not accompanied him, the Mexican goalkeeper has received good comments from the fans and the Italian media, highlighting the work of the Mexican, who has yet to win three games in Serie A.