Tipped for success since he broke on to the scene, the talented Angel Reyna is finally living up to expectations and delivering quality performances on a consistent basis.

 

Angel Reyna is not the kind of player Mexico is noted for producing. In a side renowned for its ability to hit on the counter and play at pace, the Pachuca playmaker has a gift for slowing the game down and holding on to the ball when needed.

 

It is perhaps because of this difference in style that Reyna has been unable to hold down a starting place for his country. That said, he is a natural replacement for Giovani dos Santos as the withdrawn striker in Jose Manuel de la Torre’s 4-2-3-1 formation, and is usually deployed as a second-half substitute, when his qualities are most needed.