Mexico defeated Poland 1-0 on Monday in El Tri's final game of 2017. Here are three takes from the friendly:
1. Mexico ends 2017 on a high
This 1-0 win was significant, even in a friendly. It was another rare away game for Mexico, another chance to prove in Europe that this team has improved under Juan Carlos Osorio.
The answer was conclusive: Mexico made seven changes from the game against Belgium in Brussels and was the better team over the 90 minutes. The victory was deserved and there was...
Mexico ended an impressive international break with a 1-0 defeat of Poland in Gdansk on Monday.
The win comes three days after Hirving Lozano scored a brace in El Tri's entertaining 3-3 draw against powerful Belgium.
And Juan Carlos Osorio's side were in front after just 13 minutes in Poland.
Javier Aquino and Raul Jimenez replaced Javier Hernandez and Hirving Lozano up front, and it was Jimenez who did the damage before the quarter-hour mark.
Aquino's slaloming run through the top of...
MUNICH -- Robert Lewandowski will sit out Poland's friendlies against Uruguay and Mexico to rest a thigh injury.
Bayern Munich striker Lewandowski, 29, suffered the injury against RB Leipzig on Oct. 28 and was substituted at half-time, missing last Tuesday's Champions League win over Celtic.
However, the Poland captain played the full 90 minutes against Borussia Dortmund at the weekend, scoring against his former club.
Lewandowski has said he feels his injury problem may be linked to his heavy workload...
It's a good time to be Robert Lewandowski at the moment, with the accolades coming thick and fast for the Poland striker this week.
First Lewandowski led his country to the World Cup, swiftly followed the very next day by the receipt of a Bachelor's degree in physical education from the Academy of Sport Education in Warsaw.
Not for the first time in his career, Lewa then rounded off his own personal hat trick in style by having a street renamed in his honour in Silesia.