EUROPE-. This week in mid-February the ball rolled again in the European Champions League and Europa League competitions, although the activity of the Mexicans was not much.
In the Champions League, the only Aztec footballer who participated this week was Porto winger Jesús Manuel Corona, who along with his team beat Juventus in the first leg of the round of 16 2-1.
On the Europa League side, the containment Edson Álvarez started with Ajax in the visit and triumphed against Lille, which had a 2-1 score in favor of the Dutch. The Mexican played the 90 minutes.
PSV lost 4-2 to Olympiacos in their visit to Greece in the first leg of the Europa League, where Mexican midfielder Erick Gutiérrez started on the bench but entered the substitution at minute 85.
Hirving Lozano’s team, Napoli, lost 2-0 to Granada in Spain, but the Mexican winger was not on the pitch due to an injury he suffered last Saturday in the game against Juventus.
Atlético de Madrid, where Héctor Herrera plays, will play the first leg of the round of 16 against Chelsea next week, but it is not yet known if ‘HH’ will be ready to face that Champions League commitment.
Jesus Manuel Corona: Holder in Porto’s triumph against Juventus.
Edson alvarez: Headline in Ajax win against Lille.
Erick gutierrez: Revulsive in PSV’s loss against Olympiacos.