New season, same old story for Herculez Gomez


Looks like U.S. international Herculez Gomez is starting the Mexican season with the same scoring flourish we saw a few months ago during the man’s spring sprint. His goal Saturday, along with one from teammates Darwin Quintero, helped Mexican champion Santos Laguna rally from an early deficit to claim a victory at San Luis.

Also in Mexico of interest to U.S. Soccer fans, one match featured four U.S.-born men.

Tijuana downed Puebla, 2-0, with help from American midfielder Joe Corona and defenders Edgar Castillo and Greg Garza. Meanwhile, DaMarcus Beasley was on the field for Puebla but left in the 20th minute, injured.

The entire Mexican league roundup is here.

Meanwhile, here’s goal No. 1 for Gomez this year: