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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?


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.


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


Mexican football recorded a high when the national team defeated Costa Rica 2-0.

Winning that battle has helped the nation to the top of the Hexagonal round in CONCACAF World Cup qualification.

The night would be one embattled striker Javier Hernandez would not forget in a long while. The night saw him get a goal after nine months. The former Manchester United hitman equaled Borgetti’s record in fine style. The El Tri legend scored 46 goals in 89 appearances for Mexico and Chicharito equaled it when he scored his 46th as well on his 89th match.

Doing this when the states were high – a major World Cup qualifying match – was much more praised than if it were during the friendly game against the US or Trinidad and Tobago next week.

Former Gunner star Carlos Vela sent a well-timed pass to the player in the 7th minute. Chicharito lifted the ball over the onrushing Madrid keeper KeylorNavas. Estadio Azteca, which hosted the match, went wild in celebrations. Continue reading CHICHARITO HELPS MEXICO TO REACH HEX TOP


Rudi Voller, sporting director for Bayer Leverkusen has admitted that Javier Chicharito Hernandez could leave the club if they receive a crazy offer during the open transfer window this month.

Last season had seen Chicharito rediscover his best form after he was deemed as surplus to requirements by Louis Van Gaal, who took over from Jose Mourinho at Manchester United.

However, the former Red Devils striker has found it quite harder to score goals this season and has featured in no less than 15 games without adding a single goal to his seven-goals so far in all competitions,

Voller has insisted that Chicharito, despite his lack of form, remains pivotal to the ambitions of the club. However, he did not mince words as he went on to admit that where Leverkusen gets a big money offer for the player, the club would be left with no option than to sell him.

Speaking to new reporters, Voller said: Continue reading HERNANDEZ MAY LEAVE BAYER LEVERKUSEN – VOLLER