Mexico Disgrace Super Eagles In Friendly 4-0

Super Eagles suffered an embarrassing 4-0 loss to Mexico in their international friendly in the early hours of Sunday at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (LA Coliseum).

Mexico took charge of the game two minutes into the first half after Hector Herrera, headed in from a corner kick.

The Eagles, comprising mainly home-based players, could not handle the quality of the Mexicans suffered another blow two minutes after conceding the first.

Rogelio Funes Mori slotted home from close range. He was assisted by Hirving Lozano.

Half time ended 2-0 as the Eagles failed to register a single shot on target in the opening half.

El Tri resumed their riot on the Eagles six minutes into the second half as Hector Herrera made it three for the home side, capitalising on a goalkeeping error from Stanley Nwabali.

Substitute Jonathan dos Santos compounded Nigeria’s woes as he fired in a fourth 13 minutes from time to cap off a dominant performance.

The Super Eagles could only muster four shots at goal, with none on target, as against 20 by the Mexicans who had 11 of them on target.

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Nigeria have a date with Liberia on Wednesday, 1 September in their next world cup qualifying match.

This article was most recently revised and updated 4 months ago

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