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Mexicans in Europe- Raul Jimenez

A few Mexicans didn't make it to the knockout rounds of the Champions League but Raul Jimenez & Benfica made it out of their group and will meet Hulk & Zenit.

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Raul Jimenez was destined to be in Group C of this year's Champions League. Atletico Madrid sold him to Benfica in the summer and both clubs wound up in the same group. Benfica were able to advancein 2nd place with 10 points. Raul has been productive in the Champions League for Benfica. The Mexican has 2 goals2 assists and a MOTM award in his 6 appearances, 384 minutes. He is having an up and down season in Portugal but can easily be a factor in Benfica's claim to a quarterfinal berth. Raul started 4 of Benfica's 6 group games but has been playing off the bench during the last few weeks.

First Leg, February 16th

Benfica vs Zenit, 2:45pm ET, Fox Sports 2 and Fox Deportes

Second Leg, March 9th

Zenit vs Benfica , 12:00pm ET,