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Relive Marcelo Flores' goal in Arsenal vs Leeds United match

“El Chelo" is one of the revelation players of the Mexican National Team and today he scored another goal for the Gunners U23s.

Marcelo Flores scored his 11th goal of the season and fourth in the U-23 Premier League with Arsenal.
Marcelo Flores scored his 11th goal of the season and fourth in the U-23 Premier League with Arsenal.

“El Chelo" is still on fire and scoring, so here you can relive Marcelo Flores' goal in Arsenal vs Leeds United match, with which the Gunners took the lead in the first half.

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The Mexican has been practically on fire since Arsenal U23 decided to trust him, a trust that "Chelo" has been able to thank with his goals. 

And such is his talent that in recent weeks he was called up by Mikel Arteta to the first team and although he did not have his long-awaited debut, it is clear that the Mexican's talent has been seen by the Gunners' head coach. 

Marcelo Flores' goal in Arsenal vs Leeds United

The Mexican took advantage of a rebound of the ball that originated when his team organized an attack into the Leeds box. During the attack, there was a shot on goal, which the Peacocks goalkeeper repelled.

Flores, who was heading at full speed into the box on the left side, did not miss the opportunity and powerfully shot to make the score 1-0, with which the Gunners went into the break with the lead. 

Leeds United snatched victory from the Gunners' grasp with a draw

Despite the effort Marcelo Flores put in to score the goal that gave his club the lead in the Premier League 2, Division 1 match, the Peacocks did not give up and, rowing against the tide, rescued a valuable draw.

With a goal from Sean McGurk in the 70th minute, the Gunners and Peacocks negotiated a draw and split the matchday points, leaving Arsenal in third place in the competition. 

With 41 points, 13 behind leaders Manchester City, Arsenal U23s are still aiming to overtake West Ham, who have 45 points, to move within touching distance of City's 54 points. 

In this way, the young promising player is demonstrating with facts and on the field that he has a great potential, which he will be able to continue developing during his stay on the English team. 

And at least in his game, he has fared better than in his statements to the press, which have gotten him into trouble with the Mexican National Team and specifically, with Gerardo Martino.

Marcelo Flores' statements have gotten him into trouble with Gerardo Martino

A few days ago Marcelo Flores stirred up controversy with his statements when he spoke about his desire to play with the Mexican National Team and said: "Canada could also offer it to me, but Mexico, if they call me to the World Cup, I think so, that's where I want to be".

This sentence raised controversy since the player implied that, depending on what each national team offers him, he will choose whether he will play for Canada or Mexico. And of course, this statement was not taken in the best way by Gerardo Martino.

Upon hearing this statement, Martino said: "Of course, he has not defined it, that is not good, but neither is it good to speculate that he will play for the national team that will take him to the World Cup, it seems to me that he must first consolidate, he must be clear in his mind which national team he wants to play for and obviously not speculate that he will play for a national team that will take him to the World Cup. It is difficult to say how many possibilities there are for him to go to the World Cup, but it does not seem logical to me that his decision is subject to which national team will guarantee him the World Cup".

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Wilian Estrella

Journalist with more than 10 years of experience. Puma UNAM at heart. Fan of the most beautiful sport on the planet. I currently cover Liga MX, MLS, Premier League, Mexican National Team and USMNT. Always attentive to the latest world soccer news.+ info

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