Newcastle United went down to a 2-1 defeat in their opening match of the US tour, Club Atlas taking a two goal lead before Moussa Sissoko pulled one back just before half-time.
Steve McClaren talked positively after the match and declared:
“It was a good advert, not just for Mexican football, but also for the Premier League.
“The crowd were tremendous and a good advert for both Mexican football and the Premier League.”
A bit disconcerting seeing people in the crowd wearing Liverpool and Manchester United shirts but there you go!
Watch the full match and the goal from Moussa Sissoko below – judge for yourself United’s performance.
The first hour of the video is players warming up and crowd shots, so go to 1.02.55 for kick-off.
If you want to go straight to Moussa Sissoko’s goal then go to 1.48.50.
The two Mexican goals were scored in minutes 11 and 17 of the match.