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VIDEO: Tecatito finishes off counter with emphatic strike

Goal.com logo Goal.com 02-06-2017

Jesus "Tecatito" Corono looks like he's ready for World Cup qualifiers to begin.

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The Porto winger opened the scoring in the 16th minute of a friendly against the Republic of Ireland on Thursday with a fantastic strike.

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Jorge "Burrito" Hernandez started off a quick Mexico counterattack by passing wide to Corona, who beat his man with a nifty move before cutting inside and firing home past Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph.

16: GOAL! Mexico 1-0 @FAIreland. Lightning counter-attack from Mexico and Corona with a fabulous finish! #COYBIG pic.twitter.com/65D4ibcQ53

— eirSport (@eirSport) June 2, 2017

The friendly in New Jersey is the final tune-up for El Tri before they face Honduras and the United States in World Cup qualifiers on June 8 and June 11.

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