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Santiago Giménez, the Mexican national team striker with the best current soccer pace

In Liga MX, Santiago Giménez has a higher goal-scoring average than Rogelio Funes Mori and Henry Martín.

Santi Gimenez is below Funes Mori and Henry Martin regardless.
Santi Gimenez is below Funes Mori and Henry Martin regardless.

Cruz Azul striker Santiago Giménez scored a goal against Atlas in Round 12 of the Liga MX and is emerging as the Mexican striker with the best current soccer conditions, as his teammates in the Mexican national team, Rogelio Funes Mori and Henry Martín, respectively, are injured and out of action.

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So far this season, Santiago Giménez has seen action in ten league games, with only two starts, and has scored three goals, thanks to a brace during Matchday 6 against Toluca, which consolidated a 1-4 win for his team.

Throughout the Clausura 2022, Santiago Giménez has 388 minutes on the pitch, which means he has a scoring average of 129.3 minutes.

As a Mexican national team player, Giménez has only played two friendly matches, against Ecuador and Chile, in which he made a good impression as a starter, and scored a goal against the Chilean national team.

How has Santiago fared compared to Funes Mori and Henry Martin?

Rogelio Funes Mori has also scored three goals in seven games played in the tournament, although his goal drought has lasted since Round 3 when he found the back of the net against Cruz Azul. In total, the striker has played 713 minutes, bringing his scoring average to 264.5 minutes.

At the same time, the Argentinian naturalized Mexican played eight games in the CONCACAF qualifiers with Mexico and scored on one occasion, against Honduras at home on October 10.

In addition, Funes Mori has been out of action since the beginning of March, as he suffered a myofascial injury to the rectus femoris in his right thigh, the outcome of his recovery is subject to evolution.

América striker Henry Martín has played in ten matches, eight as a starter, and has scored twice, most recently against Atlético de San Luis on February 5, during Round 4. The Azulcrema striker has an average of 237.6 minutes to score a goal.

With El Tri, Martin played seven games in the competition for Qatar 2022 and scored twice, both times against Jamaica in September and January.

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