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Why could Henry Martin be the solution in the Mexico national team?

enry Martin is emerging as a great competitor in the position that Rogelio Funes Mori has today, based on goals and what he represents in America. That is why it could be a good replacement option for Gerardo Martino.

Henry Martin at Mexico National Team
Henry Martin at Mexico National Team

Henry Martin and Rogelio Funes Mori are two of the most consistent strikers in the Liga MX over the past few seasons. While Rogelio Funes Mori turns out for Monterrey FC, Henry Martin plays for Club America with both strikers often going head-to-head every season for who can score the most goals in the Mexican Liga BBVA MX. 

Rogelio Funes Mori started his Liga MX journey during the 2015/16 season when he first joined Monterrey from the Turkish side, Eskisehirspor. Henry Martin started in the Liga MX with Tijuana in 2014/15 before moving to Club America mid-season in 2017/18. Both players have the following statistics with their clubs.

Henry Martin joined Club America in 2018, after scoring 15 goals over 3 years at Tijuana. In his first half-season at Club America, the striker scored 5 goals in 19 matches. Since he has scored 14, 10 and 15 goals for Club America during 2018/19, 2019/20, and 2020/21 Liga MX campaigns. 

So far this season, Henry Martin has scored 3 goals in 15 matches compared to Rogelio Funes Mori's 8 goals in 21 matches. Looking at the goalscoring statistics, Rogelio Funes Mori edges Henry Martin as the better goalscorer.

Alexis Almosnino

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