Mexico became the butt of jokes Saturday night as the national team took its heaviest L ever at the hands of Chile at the Copa América Centenario quarterfinals. The 7-0 blowout made for uncomfortable viewing, and it truthfully could have been worse. Chile is a great team and deserves a lot of credit, but Mexican fans were displeased by the apparent lack of fight and desire from the players. The fans didn’t have the best day either, as they drew criticism for turning on the team and using the “eh puto” chant toward goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa, who did his best even when his defenders repeatedly let him down.
As expected, Twitter went in on El Tri. Here’s a tweet-by-tweet summary of the game:
The first half could've gone better, but 2-0 leads are manageable.
But things quickly spiraled out of control.
Fans turned against Memo Ochoa in the worst way.
The players apologized for the 7-0 loss.
U.S. supporters brought that schadenfreude.
And some people forgot they are public figures who shouldn't say dumb shit like this.
But at least you could see the self-awareness in some USMNT fans.
Mostly, it was a time to bring out the Jordan crying memes and other witticisms.