Hirving Lozano Earns Goal, Assist as Mexico Routs Bermuda in Nations League Opener

It was a strong performance from Gerardo Martino's side as El Tri took care of business by beating Bermuda 5-1 in its opening match of the Concacaf Nations League.
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After missing out on Gold Cup glory this past summer due to injury, Hirving "Chucky" Lozano wanted to make sure he took full advantage of Concacaf Nations League action as his goal and assist helped Mexico earn an easy 5-1 win over Bermuda side on Friday night.

El Tri probably used USMNT's onslaught of Cuba as motivation and thanks to an experimental side, Tata Martino's team took care of business against the Gombey Warriors. Mexico dominated in possession and had plenty of chances, but had to wait until the 25th minute when Lozano's fantastic ball found LA Galaxy's Uriel Antuna for the opener. 

Young forward Jose Juan Macias also made the most out of the absences of Raul Jimenez and Javier Hernandez and delivered with a brace for his team. 

Bermuda did get one back thanks to a well-planned corner but it was little too late for the hosts as the damage had already been done. Hector Herrera, who also missed out on this year's Gold Cup due to fatigue, scored the last goal with a fantastic finish.

Next up for Mexico is Panama in the Nations League on Oct 15 at the Azteca Stadium. It should be a tougher match and a victory for El Tri gives it a chance to fully extend its lead in Group A2.