Mexico vs. Ecuador: Live Player Ratings for El Tri

Jerrad Peters@@jerradpetersWorld Football Staff WriterMay 31, 2014

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - NOVEMBER 13: Rafael Marquez of Mexico celebrates with his teammates during a match between Mexico and New Zealand as part of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers at Azteca Stadium on November 13, 2013 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)
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Mexico were effective and convincing against Ecuador on Saturday, winning 3-1 in Arlington, Texas.

Luis Montes, Marco Fabian and Giovani Dos Santos were the goal-scorers for Mexico, and with 10 minutes remaining Enner Valencia pulled back a consolation marker for Ecuador.

Following are ratings and analysis for all the Mexico players.

Mexico Player Ratings
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Half-Time analysis for Mexico

Ochoa: Had only a single save to make in the first half.

Aguilar: Did well to block off Jefferson Montero in the early going.

Marquez: Has so far committed a pair of fouls.

Rodriguez: Conceded a free kick after being well beaten by Montero.

Moreno: Covering well for the more adventurous Guardado.

Pena: Not getting a lot of joy with Paredes having a solid game for Ecuador.

Herrera: Giving the ball away too often in midfield.

Montes: Scored, and then suffered an injury that will likely rule him out of the World Cup.

Guardado: Was honoured on the occasion of his 100th cap ahead of kick-off.

Dos Santos: Went to ground looking for a penalty after running into Erazo.

Peralta: Picked up an assist on the Montes goal.

Fabian: Replaced Montes late in the first half.

Full-Time analysis for Mexico

Ochoa: No chance on the Valencia goal and was generally solid.

Aguilar: Made a vital, goal-line clearance midway through the second half.

Marquez: Suffered an apparent foot injury.

Rodriguez: Played the entire second half with a yellow card and gave little away.

Moreno: One of the few Mexico players to put in the full 90 minutes.

Pena: Replaced at the break by Vazquez.

Herrera: Drove play forward for El Tri in the second half.

Montes: Broke his leg shortly after opening the scoring in the first half.

Guardado: Came off in favour of Layun, who was excellent.

Dos Santos: His shot hit the post before rebounding into the back of the net off Banguera’s backside.

Peralta: Likely preferred to Hernandez at this point.

Fabian: His unstoppable drive proved to be the match winner.

Salcido: Replaced the injured Marquez at the break.

Layun: His cross from the right led to Dos Santos’ goal.

Vazquez: Committed two fouls in his cameo appearance

Jimenez: Tested Banguera with a meaningful attempt.

Hernandez: Failed to place a single shot on target.


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