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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


Cristian Casseres Jr.– 7

Darwin Machis– 6.5

Wilker Angel– 6.5

Jhonder Cadiz- 6.5

Christian Makoun– 7


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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