It was a slow weekend for Mexican footballers in Europe. Many of them didn't see playing time after the recent World Cup qualifiers. Nevertheless, the schedule is about to get busy as Champions League and Europa League games are scheduled in the following days. But there's a trend that bears watching as the season picks up steam: Many of Mexico's important players aren't having consistent playing time.
Andy Carroll left West Ham high and dry as his reckless dismissal left them scrambling for a 1-1 draw against Burnley.
Carroll was touted for an England recall by teammate Aaron Cresswell last week, but that particular bandwagon hit the skids as soon as the striker picked up two cautions in as many first-half minutes, elbowing James Tarkowski in the air then barrelling into Ben Mee moments later.
That left the Hammers with more than an hour to protect Michail Antonio's freak goal -- slotted into...