International friendly match"The Netherlands v Mexico"
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Fans react as Wolves-linked Jesus Corona shines alongside Raul Jimenez

Raul Jimenez was the headline-maker for Mexico last night as his penalty secured a 1-0 victory for El Tri over the Netherlands in a friendly at the Amsterdam Arena.

TheNorth Americans emerged victorious in what was a fairly even game that saw few clear-cut chances.

Mexico’s penalty came about on the hour mark, when new Manchester City signing Nathan Ake was adjudged to have pulled Jimenez down in the area.

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The Molineux star dusted himself down and converted the resulting spot-kick.

It was a good all-round showing from Jimenez, who was somewhat off-colour in Wolves’ last game against Fulham.

One man who also caught the eye of the night was winger Jesus Corona, who was actually linked with a move to Wolves last month (A Bola).

The 27-year-old started to the right of Jimenez in a three-pronged attack, and was something of a menace with his speed and ball retention.

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He gave young Owen Wijndal the runaround, and almost scored a sensational solo goal in the 74th minute but for a good save from Tim Krul.

His performance was hailed on social media by neutral supporters watching the game: