Raúl Jiménez closes his season in the Premier League with a double – La Opinion

Raúl Jiménez closes his season in the Premier League with a double – La Opinion

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The Mexican Raul Jimenez He closed his participation in the 2023-24 Premier League campaign with a double against Luton, who returns after a season in the elite to the English second division, the Championship, after losing 2-4 at home and seeing how the Nottingham Forest did not fail.

There was no room for the football miracle of Mourningny all forecasts were met quickly. Chris Wood’s early double for Nottingham Forest at the home of already relegated Burnley took all the excitement out of the Kenilworth Road event, which was full to the last breath.

Luton’s desperate fight found discouragement far from their stadium and with the first goal at a heart-stopping end to the first act.

At 43 minutes, Adama Traoré, Jiménez’s former teammate at Wolverhampton, with whom he has now reunited at Fulham, scored with a good right foot from the front.

Almost immediately Carlton Morris then equalized the score through the prison route.

The second goal for Fulham, and the first for the “Mexican Wolf”, arrived at compensation time, throughand a counterattack that the Mexican gunner ended with a cross shot who beat goalkeeper Kaminsky.

The Mexican forward began the second act with the same effectiveness by signing his double, with a solid header in the 49th minute, when he sent Harrison Reed’s cross into the back of the net after taking an indirect kick.

The 3-2 that momentarily brought Luton closer was scored by Alfie Doughty, by taking a free kick close to the right corner of the large area. A goal that had the collaboration of goalkeeper Leno in the biggest mistake of the game.

The final 2-4 was sealed by Harry Wilson with a powerful left foot shot that hit the corner of the goal in the 68th minute.

With this result, Fulham finished the campaign in 13th position in the general table, far from the relegation places, but even further from the ranks that grant passes to European tournaments.

Raúl Jiménez concluded his work with his team with 7 goals in the season, but he will still have 2024-25 to improve, since He has one more year left on his contract..

*With information from EFE.

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