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CHICHARITO LEADS MLS GOLDEN BOOT RACE

Los Angeles Galaxy (LA Galaxy) striker Javier Hernandez is the man to beat in the race to win the Golden Boot in the MLS (Major League Soccer) this season as he leads the race. Chicharito as he’s fondly called has scored ten goals in the MLS this season to lead the Golden Boot race despite playing lesser games than his top two challengers. Mexican international Javier Hernandez has scored ten goals in ten MLS games this season thus making it an average of a goal per game.

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LA Galaxy striker Chicharito has played a total of 921 minutes in the MLS this season and he has one more goal than nearest challenger Raul Ruidiaz who plays for last season’s MLS Cup playoff finalists Seattle Sounders. Peruvian striker Ruidiaz has scored those nine goals in 12 games in the colours of Sounders.
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FERDINAND SLAMS LVG FOR SELLING CHICHARITO

Rio Ferdinand has slammed former Manchester United Louis Van Gaal (LVG) over his decision to sell three good players including Javier Hernandez also known as Chicharito.

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The ex-Manchester United centre back criticised LVG for the sale of  Chicharito, Danny Welbeck and Rafael da Silva while he was on FIVE YouTube channel. According to the club legend, LVG should have held on to the services of the three players.
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CHICHARITO SCORES HIS 50th GOAL WITH ‘HANDBALL’, FANS DISAPPOINTED

In the recent match between West Ham United F.C and Fulham F.C striker Javier Hernándes equalised a goal using his hand in the match. Javier who is more commonly known as Chicharito equalised the goal to 1-1 in the match which has called for conflicting public opinions about the same.

The goal scored was a visual depiction of handball, despite of which the goal was still celebrated during the match by West Ham players. Only beside Ham’s celebration, the Fulham’s were seen giving reactions to Chicharito’s goal. The question that arises now is that would it have been better on the part of West to disallow the goal since it was clearly a handball?
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CHICHARITO TO REMAIN AT LONDON STADIUM

Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez is set to remain at the London Stadium for much longer as new West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrinihas assured him of a central role in the team, as per reports. The Chilean has been charged with restoring the prestige of the club. He has promised to bring back attacking football to the east London side.

Despite heavy spending in the past two seasons, the Hammers have not had commensurate improvements. They flirted with the danger zones both terms and require re-engineering to return on track. Pellegrini excelled at Malaga and Manchester city with the 4-2-2 and 4-3-3 formation respectively.With the attacking football he is preaching, the coach would need to drop some key players, rework the starting 11 and possibly add some of his own.
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MEXICO SEND RUSSIA PACKING

Russia did all they could in Kazan against Mexico but their best was not enough as the hosts were eliminated from the Confederations Cup after losing 2-1 to the visitors.


They needed at least a win to move to the semifinals, which saw them giving their best and taking the lead with a goal by Alexander Samedov in the first half.

However, the tactical Mexico side equalized with Néstor Araujo in the same first half and got the leading goal early in the second half through Hirving Lozano following the mistake from the Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev.

Russia got many opportunities in the match, but poor finishing did not see them utilize it.

Several players missed clear opportunities throughout the match played in front of 41,585 people at Kazan Arena. The host players gathered in the middle of the pitch to hail the fans after the final whistle was blown as the crowd continued to applaud them.

The first goal of the match came in the 25th minute after the striker Fedor Smolov struck reached the goalkeeper with a rocketed shot and Yury Zhirkov had his shot saved by Guillermo Ochoa. Continue reading MEXICO SEND RUSSIA PACKING

Chicharito ready for Confederations Cup

Mexico striker Chicharito said that he is ready for the Confederations Cup which will be held in Russia during the summer.


The player has been suffering repetitive injuries this season and has just returned to this club in the closing stage of the season.

He admitted that this season has not been easy on the injury front as he has spent more time on the bench than on the pitch. However, he believes that this rough patch is behind him and that he will be ready for the Confederations Cup.

Chicharito said that he has good memories of this tournament in Brazil as he scored 3 goals. Unfortunately for him, his team did not go pass the group stage, and he could not add to his tally in this particular tournament.

The Mexico striker said that he would be hoping that his good form continues in the Confederations Cup and that he will be able to score more goals. Continue reading Chicharito ready for Confederations Cup