Javier Hernandez was on the opposite side of Shinji Kagawa on Saturday night as Mexico met Japan in the Confederations Cup. Who came out on top?
It was Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez who grabbed the headlines after scoring both of Mexico’s goals as they beat Japan 2-1.
Hernandez has now scored 35 times for his country in just 52 International games, an amazing stat.
The Mexican striker missed a chance to grab his hat-trick after winning and taking a penalty which was saved, then the rebound was smashed against the bar.
Shinji Kagawa and Japan lost all their Confederations Cup matches, the 4-3 result against Italy was deemed as harsh as Japan played well through-out.
Watch highlights from Mexico 2-1 Japan:
3 replies on “Javier Hernandez vs Shinji Kagawa in the Confederations Cup”
Hernandez is an hero.
Kagawa passing was excellent and im sure united will see the best of his football next season, a quality player, brilliant from little pea 35 goals in 52 games is amazing keep doing that for united
[…] Two goals from Manchester United team-mate Javier Hernandez secured victory for Mexico, watch his goals here. […]