Venezuela vs Mexico Player Ratings

Venezuela vs Mexico Player ratings as Salomon Rondon hands Venezuela upset win

Mexico suffered a shock 1-0 defeat against Venezuela in their Copa America 2024 clash. Salomon Rondon netted a 58th-minute penalty to secure the win for Fernando Batista’s team. 52nd-ranked Venezuela stunned 15th-ranked Mexico in a major upset. In this article, we rate the players from the match.

Mexico National Football Team Player Ratings vs Venezuela

Goalkeeper:

Julio Gonzalez
Julio Gonzalez (Getty Images)

Julio Gonzalez– 7: Made a save from inside the penalty area and was also adept with his passing, making 34 passes.

Defenders:

Jorge Sanchez- 6.5: Completed 34 passes but he failed to make any notable impact in the game.

Cesar Montes– 6.5: While had a decent defensive outing, he was wasteful in possession.

Johan Vasquez– 8: Completed many tackles and interceptions and won seven duels during the game. Also had a solid display with his passing.

Gerardo Arteaga– 6.5: While he did well with his passing, Arteaga was too feeble in duel situations.

Midfielders:

Luis Chavez
Luis Chavez (Getty Images)

Luis Romo– 6.5: Completed 50 passes and won eight duels. However, he lost possession of the ball a massive 22 times.

Luis Chavez– 7.5: Was Mexico’s best player in the midfield and created a big chance during the game as well.

Uriel Antuna– 6.5: Contributed to his team’s build-up play but wasn’t as effective as Mexico would have wanted him to be.

Carlos Rodriguez– 6.5: He made a key pass during the game and but was largely ineffective for the rest of the contest.

Julian Quinones– 6.5: Made a key pass and created a big chance but made no other major impact.

Forward:

Santiago Gimenez
Santiago Gimenez (Getty Images)

Santiago Gimenez– 6: Completed only eight passes during the game. While he made one key pass, had no other contribution.

Substitutes:

Israel Reyes– 6

Guillermo Martinez– 6.5

Alexis Vega- 6.5

Cesar Huerta– 7

Orbelin Pineda– 6

Manager rating:

Jaime Lozano– 6.5: Failed to make his team attackingly more imposing against a Venezuela side that are not so top quality.

Venezuela National Football Team Player Ratings vs Mexico

Goalkeeper:

Rafael Romo
Rafael Romo (Getty Images)

Rafael Romo– 9: Made five saves, all from inside the penalty area, and also saved a penalty. A spectacular display from Romo between the sticks.

Defenders:

Jon Aramburu– 9: There was a rock at the back. Made four clearances, two interceptions, and three tackles. Also won 12 duels during the match.

Nahuel Ferraresi– 7: The entire Venezuelan defense played their hearts out and Ferraresi was a key component of the backline.

Yordan Osorio– 7.5: Rock solid in duels and made important tackles to contribute to the clean sheet.

Miguel Navaro– 7: Was impeccable defensively and barely put a foot wrong.

Midfielders:

Venezuela Team
Venezuela Team (Getty Images)

Jose Martinez– 8: Contributed in the team’s build-up play with his passing. Was also solid in duel situations, winning eight of them.

Yangel Herrera- 6.5: Completed 28 passes and won seven duels in total during the game.

Yeferson Soteldo– 7.5: Looked threatening on the flanks and also managed a shot on target.

Jefferson Savarino– 6: Played only 45 minutes and has very limited contributions.

Eduardo Bolo- 7: While his contributions were limited, Bolo was always keen on making a difference on the pitch.

Forward:

Salomon Rondon
Salomon Rondon (Getty Images)

Salomon Rondon– 7.5: The Venezuelan captain scored the winning goal for his team. He showed his experience to convert the penalty and send Venezuela to the last eight of Copa America 2024.

Substitutes:

Cristian Casseres Jr.– 7

Darwin Machis– 6.5

Wilker Angel– 6.5

Jhonder Cadiz- 6.5

Christian Makoun– 7

Manager:

Fernando Batista– 8: Set his team up in a solid manner. Batista has helped his side reach the knockout stages of Copa America 2024.

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