Mexico beat France 4-1 in their Olympic debut and the praise of the press did not wait for El Tri and Diego Lainez
Diego Lainez received praise from the French press, and it is that the Mexican player monopolized the pages of L’Equipe, one of the most traditional newspapers in the French country, as they highlighted the good performance it had in the match between Mexico and France that opened the activity of Group A at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
“France-Mexico overcomes failures: the irresistible Lainez, Caci and Sagnan in pain,” the French newspaper headlined in its edition this Thursday, July 22.
“Fearful on his right side, Diego Lainez hurt the French defenders very badly because Anthony Caci could not control him and Modibo Signan was pushed several times to the foul, during the Bleus’ win against Mexico (1-4)”They added.
And it is that the team commanded by Jaime Lozano surprised and stayed with the three units after 90 minutes against his French counterpart thanks to the goals of Alexis Vega, Sebastián Córdova, Uriel Antuna and Eduardo Aguirre. Meanwhile, for France André-Pierre Gignac discounted a penalty.
In addition, international newspapers highlighted the role of the Tricolor Sub-24. Diaries like him New York Times Y The country they highlighted the bulky victory of Lozano’s pupils at the start of football in the Olympic fair.
“Mexico thrashes France at the start of the men’s soccer tournament and gives the surprise”Wrote the New York Times this Thursday.
“Mexico crushes France at the Olympics”He added The country from Spain.