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The Mexican striker Raúl Jiménez, scored his first goal of 2023 with Wolverhampton and he did it in the england league cup against Nottingham Forest in the Quarterfinals of this tournament, in which unfortunately his team was eliminated in a penalty shootout, without him having the opportunity to collect when coming off the substitution.
At 64 minutes, andThe Mexican wolf appeared at the second post to only push the ball into the net and thus declare the tie for the Wolves, who had suffered too much in the game until before the score.
How many goals has Raúl Jiménez?
This was the Raúl’s third goal so far this season with Wolverhampton and all three have been in this EFL Cup, where they are looking for a place in the Semifinals of the tournament.
Jiménez requires minutes and confidence to be able to fill the eye of Julen Lopetegui, who since he came to the team’s bench has declared that the Mexican was wrong to go to the World Cup with the National Team and that he could leave the squad.
A few days ago a rumor even arose in Spain that Raúl Jiménez could be an option for Barcelona as a substitute for Robert Lewandowski, although the recent level of the man born in Tepejí del Río invites doubts about the veracity of said information, but he continues to generate noise in Europe.
Since when did Jiménez not score a goal that was not a penalty?
We know that charges from the spot are one of the Mexican striker’s specialties, but it had been a long time since his last goal that wasn’t that way.
To be exact, the last goal scored by Raúl Jiménez that was not a penalty one dated from August 23, 2022 against Preston North End in the EFL Cupa total of 141 days to meet again with the networks without doing it from the eleven steps.