JAPAN – Striker André-Pierre Gignac and the goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa they will search the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 tilt the balance in their favor in the direct duels between them, after the balance has been even in the confrontations that have sustained so much in the League 1 like in the MX League.
The rivalry between the now attacker of Tigers It started when he was a member of Olympique de Marseille and Ochoa was with Ajaccio, a team he joined in 2011 after having been with him. America.
The first time they met was in a meeting between those teams in the 2011-2012 season and the best dividends went to the Marseille team that won 2-0.
In the 2013-2014 season, André-Pierre Gignac he scored a goal against Ochoa in the match that Olympique won 3-1 and even the player himself indicated this day that it was the best goal of his career.
Within League 1, Gignac faced three times Ochoa with a balance of two wins and a draw. Then the Frenchman decided to join Tigres as a reinforcement in 2015.
When the Mexican goalkeeper returned to the MX League in 2019 they faced each other again and the balance has been three wins for Ochoa, one for Gignac and one matched, so now in Tokyo 2020 they will fight to tip the balance in their favor in the duel between El Tri and France.
Currently, both players are reinforcements of Tri and France in the Olympic Games, so they will face each other again, but it will be for the first time with their respective teams.
It will be this Thursday when Mexico Y France face each other, looking for a successful debut at Tokyo 2020, so it will be interesting to see the duel between the Tigres forward and the América goalkeeper.