Mexico Vs. Honduras, 2011 Gold Cup (Copa Oro) Semifinals: 'Chicharito' Javier Hernandez Goal Puts Game To Rest

Well, that'll do it. So much for the drama. Mexico have come out guns blazing in extra time and put Honduras to the sword, and there appears to be no way back for Los Catrachos. This time, the goal scorer was none other than 'Chicharito' Javier Hernandez, this competition's leading scorer. He now has 21 goals in a Mexico shirt, which is absolutely incredible considering the fact that he just became a regular member of the team in the warm-up friendlies prior to the 2010 World Cup.

Aldo de Nigris, the man who scored the first goal of extra time, set him up with a great flicked header to the back post, where Chicharito was standing. He scored his goal in classic Chicharito fashion, somehow nudging the ball into the back of the net with a part of the human body not normally used to score goals, and Mexico are now very much in control in Houston.

For more on Mexican football and the Mexico vs. Honduras match, check out SB Nation's Mexican football blog FMF State Of Mind.

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