The 2022-2023 season of the A series of Italy restarts this Wednesday, after a 52-day break due to the world Cupand it will do so with the debut of a Mexican goalkeeper, the first in the history of Italian football: Guillermo Ochoa.
After little more than three years defending the shirt of the America, memo ochoa returns to football in Europe and will do so with the salernitanaa club that is barely living its fourth season in the First Division and that is currently located in the position 12 of the general table, which is led so far by the napoliteam where he plays Hirving Lozano.
The premiere of ochoa on the A series It will be through the front door, because this Wednesday, January 4, the salernitana receives the AC Milanduel where the Mexican will start as a starter, making it clear that he arrives with hierarchy at the Italian institution.
memo had eight years of experience in Old continent. arrived at Ajaccio in 2011 from Americaclub where he debuted in 2004. In 2014 he went to Malaga Spain, where it had almost no activity and in the 2016 came to Grenade. In 2017 he was signed by the Standard Liège of Belgium where he was champion of the Cup. In 2019 he returned to the Eagles.
Chucky’s Napoli is the leader
ochoa He will be accompanied in Italy this season by two other Mexican players: Johan Vasquez of Cremonese and the Chucky Lozanowhich is part of the box napolisets that up to now are stealing the A seriessince out of 15 games they have won 13, drawn two and have not lost, taking eight points from Milanhis closest pursuer.
However, the Neapolitans are clear that they can’t relax to not give up ground in the standings, so this Wednesday they will seek to continue with his undefeated in a hard test that they will have when visiting the Inter de Milan.
And it is not the only tournament where the light blue and Mexican teams are shining, because in the Champions League 2022-2023 they qualified for the Round of 16 in first place in Group A, beating Liverpool, Ajax and Rangers.
So far the chucky add 19 games in the 2022-2023 season, 14 in the A series and five in Champions League. He has scored four goals and has cooperated with three assists.
Johan Vásquez, faced with a complicated panorama
Johan Vasquez he is playing his second campaign in Italy. The first one was made wearing the colors of the genoathe club with which he was relegated last year, and currently defends the shirt of the cremonesea team that is currently fighting not to be relegated, ranking 18th with just seven of the 45 units disputed.
The player formed in Monterey He is far from being a starter, he has barely played nine games this season, seven in the league and two in Cupadding up 543 minutes on the court. To this we must add that he was not called up for this Wednesday’s duel between Cremonese and Juventus.
HOW TO SEE THE MEXICANS IN SERIE A?
Match: Salernitana vs AC Milan
Date: Wednesday, January 4
Time: 05:30 hours (central Mexico)
Match: Inter vs Napoli
Date: Wednesday, January 4
Time: 1:45 p.m. (central Mexico)