SI Staff
Wednesday November 4th, 2015

Mexico forward Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez extended his goal-scoring streak to five games in all competitions, tallying an equalizer in Bayer Leverkusen's Champions League match with Roma on Wednesday.

The last time the two teams played, they wound up going punch for punch in a 4-4 draw, and the follow-up was not too different. Roma went ahead in the second minute through Mohamed Salah and took a 2-0 lead into halftime. Within five minutes after the restart, it was tied at 2-2.

Admir Mehmedi scored seconds into the second half, and he was followed by Chicharito, who toed the offside line before receiving a pass from Karim Bellarabi and finishing with his right foot.

Chicharito has seven goals during his five-game run, and he now has nine in 13 games across all competitions for Bayer Leverkusen since joining the club in the summer transfer window from Manchester United.

With his goal on Wednesday, he also became CONCACAF's all-time leading scorer in the Champions League (12), breaking a tie with Trinidad & Tobago's Dwight Yorke, according to ESPN. Chicharito wasn't the only Mexico international to score in the Champions League Wednesday, either, as Miguel Layun continued his strong play for Porto with a goal against Maccabi Tel Aviv.

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