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Just days after losing to Uruguay, the Mexican National Team continues to worry Mexican fans with their lack of quality play on the pitch. 

On Sunday night in Chicago, Mexico played South America's Ecuador in a friendly match of preparation leading up to November's FIFA World Cup, and El Tri still has yet to catch a victory. 

Mexico head coach Tata Martino says that he's not panicking entirely just yet, though his main goal is to have Mexican striker Raul Jimenez arriving at the World Cup in the best shape and form possible. 

"Raul [Jimenez] had a chance in each game [vs. Uruguay and vs. Ecuador]," Martino told TUDN after the match. "From my point of view, he took his chance well, but it went a little wide. … I'm worried up to a certain point. The most important thing is to have him in the best [scoring] form in November [for the World Cup]."

Mexican midfielder also spoke after the game, and he says that what the team needs to focus on the most is capitalizing on the few scoring opportunities created on the offensive end. 

However, he firmly believes that despite the past two results against Uruguay and now Ecuador, the team is heading on the right direction leading up to the World Cup. 

"We had clear opportunities on goal and we need to finish them," veteran Hector Herrera told TUDN. "We have to keep working and we have to refine the attack, but the results will come. We're on the right track."

Legendary Mexican goalkeeper, Guillermo Ochoa, says that they must remain calm and collective about the process despite the past results, as they will utilize these friendly matches as a learning procedure leading up to Qatar 2022. 

"We, as experienced players, have to give the group peace of mind. Let them know that with these results you should not lose your head," Ochoa said. "These games are good for us to react, to correct. And to understand that Profe Martino has these games to test with a long list of players. You have to stay calm."

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