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Mexicans in Europe: Jesus Corona scores again, Guillermo Ochoa helps Standard Liege shock Sevilla

Porto midfielder Jesus Corona is now the first Mexican to score in three straight Champions League matches.

With the return of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League, a number of Mexico's most prominent players have had the opportunity to gain highly valuable minutes during the recent mid-week matches. In case you missed any of the games, here's a quick rundown on how each of the players fared in the European competitions.

Jesus Corona -- Porto (UEFA Champions League)

During Wednesday's 3-1 victory over Schalke, "Tecatito" made history as the first Mexican to score in three consecutive Champions...

Guillermo Ochoa: Not my fault Napoli move fell through

Napoli missed chance after chance against Fiorentina, but a late goal from Lorenzo Insigne secured three points for Carlo Ancelotti's side.

Mexico international Guillermo Ochoa insists his botched move to Napoli fell through over problems elsewhere, rather than his own qualities.

Standard Liege goalkeeper Ochoa, who impressed for Mexico at the World Cup, had been linked with a move to Napoli when their new signing Alex Meret broke an arm shortly after joining the club this summer. Ochoa, 33, had been one of the frontrunners for the role but David Ospina joined on loan from Arsenal instead. 

"We only have one more obstacle...

Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa closing in on Napoli move

Mexico international Guillermo Ochoa's path to joining Napoli appears to be clearing, club president Aurelio de Laurentiis has said.

De Laurentiis admitted his club's interest in Ochoa on Tuesday while discussing the dilemma of each Serie A club only being allowed three non-European Union players. The rule threatens to squash deals to bring Ochoa in from Standard Liege and full-back Santiago Arias from PSV Eindhoven.

But the Italian club appear to have set their sights on France-born Bordeaux...

By ESPN Staff

Mexico's Guillermo Ochoa has stood out in Europe and with El Tri

This is a profile of Guillermo Ochoa, who is part of ESPN's World Fame 100.

One of Mexico's storied goalkeepers, Guillermo "Memo" Ochoa has excelled under intense pressure on the World Cup stage with El Tri.

As the starting goalkeeper for Club America at 18, Ochoa showcased cat-like reflexes in stopping shots that seemed impossible. In time, a number of prominent goalies lost their starting position to Ochoa, like Adolfo Ríos and then Argentine goalie Sebastian Saja. The young man with the...

Club Brugge hold Standard Liege to win second Belgian title in three years

Club Brugge won the Belgian league.

Club Brugge won their second Belgian title in three years with a 1-1 draw at their closest challengers Standard Liege on Sunday.

Brugge were the runaway leaders at the end of the regular season, before all points were halved at the start of the playoffs between the top six teams.

Standard made a spectacular run from outsider to title challenger but failed to get the vital home win against Brugge and are now four points back with one game to play.

With their 15th domestic title, Brugge automatically...