Mexican international Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez put two goals in the net during the FA Cup game against Fulham FC at the Old Trafford stadium to give Manchester United the 4th round victory. Hernandez added goals three and four as the red devils advance in their search for a 12th FA Cup.
The world turned upside down for the whites when they gave up a penalty in less than 90 seconds of play. Ryan Giggs converted from the spot to give ManU the 1-0 lead.
Hernandez was active in the attack against Fulham. CH14 was constantly moving up looking to get a ball he could put in the net. The first half came to a close with the home side winning 1-0.
Wayne Rooney broke the net in the second half when he received a pass and hammered it past the keeper to double Manchester United’s lead.
Chicharito appeared on the scene minutes later to further sink Fulham. Nani passed to Hernandez who executed the keeper for the 3-0.
ManU applied pressure on the visiting squad as they dominated the whites. In the 67th Hernandez appeared again. This time inside the penalty area, CH14 received the ball and shot. Aaron Hughes, who was responsible for the penalty in the second minute of play, deflected the ball into his own net. The ball had the direction to enter the net and was given to Hernandez.
The red devils controlled the ball for the remainder of the game. Manchester United advances to the Round of 16 of the FA Cup.
Hernandez continues on a good streak with his club. He was called up by Coach Jose Manuel de la Torre for the nation’s upcoming game. Chicharito will participate in Mexico’s CONCACAF World Cup qualifier next month against Jamaica at the mythical Azteca stadium.
The lethal striker has three goals so far in world cup qualification. In the group stage he scored against Costa Rica, Guyana and El Salvador. Chicharito leads the Mexican national team in goals scored in this edition of world cup qualification.