The Aztec striker had only a few seconds on the pitch when he managed to score the only goal in Feyenoord’s victory.
The sports press of the Netherlands praised the performance of the Mexican Santiago Gimenez in the party of Feyenoord vs Latium by Europe League after the former player of the Blue Cross scored the winning goal that qualified the team rotterdam to the next round of the contest.
The ‘Bebote’ began the commitment against the Italian squad on the substitutes’ bench and entered the 63rd minute of the second half. The Aztec striker had only a few seconds on the pitch when he managed to score the only goal of the match and with the victory, Feyenoord He finished the Group Stage as the leader of his sector and won his direct ticket to the Round of 16 of the competition.
The newspaper ‘De Telegraaf‘ highlights that in rotterdam “He can’t find anything more beautiful” than El ‘Chaquito’ and they highlighted that the Aztec is highly “appreciated” in the Dutch squad as he is key in various commitments in the current edition of the Europa League.
For its part, the site ‘AD’ pointed out that Giménez “marks a lot as a substitute” and assured that “the fans of the Feyenoord sees the Mexican as the first striker for the Rotterdam team.”
The newspaper ‘by Volkskrant‘ indicated that the Italian squad “had the best chances” in the match, however, the newspaper amsterdam noted that “Gimenez took advantage of a rare moment of disorder in Lazio’s defensive sector”:
Santiago Gimenez The group stage of the Europe League with four goals and positioned himself as the top scorer in the first round of the tournament along with Vitinha, who also scored four goals with the Braga.
The ‘Bebote’ is one of the footballers considered by Gerardo Martino for the Qatar World Cup 2022, but the striker is still not sure of his place on the final list and is fighting for a position with Raúl Jiménez, Henry Martín and Rogelio Funes Mori.