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SBI World Cup Day 4 Player of the Day: Guillermo Ochoa


Hirving Lozano may have scored the decisive winner for Mexico in their 1-0 dramatic victory over Germany on Sunday, but goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa was just as important in the win.

Ochoa made nine saves to help Mexico to a clean sheet win over the defending World Cup champs, which was their first ever win over Germany.

In a match where El Tri was heavily dominated in possession, Ochoa was up to the task against a talented German attack. His best save came before halftime as the keeper stretched to his right and saved a Toni Kroos free kick that look destined for the top-right corner.

Kroos was again kept out by Ochoa in the second-half, while Mario Gomez’s late chance was pushed away from danger by the Mexican keeper.

In a match where Mexico could’ve slammed the door shut earlier, Ochoa helped his side to a current first place spot in Group F.

What did you think of Ochoa’s performance against Germany? What did you think about that thrilling match overall? Can Mexico top the group?

Share your thoughts in the comments below.


  1. mexico-germany was like ac-dc live in concert rocking the house walls down and costa rica – serbia was like the opening band, billy ocean.


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