, who made a name for himself in Mexico and earned a spot on the 2010 U.S. World Cup team when he tied for the Liga MX scoring lead in his first
season with Puebla, scored in his first game back with La Franja in its 3-1 loss to Veracruz that left in the relegation zone.
Gomez, whose 10 goals for Puebla tied him for the scoring
title in 2010, joined it between the Torneo Apertura and Torneo Clausura from Tigres after stints at Pachuca, Estudiantes Tecos and Santos following his half-season at Puebla. Gomez was one of seven
players picked up during the winter draft as Puebla attempts to fight off relegation in a battle with Veracruz, Guadalajara and Leones Negros.
Elsewhere in Mexico, Greg Garza
started in Tijuana's 1-0 win over Torneo Apertura champion Club America. Joe Corona suited up for the first time with Xolos since breaking his foot in
October. Jose Torres
, who started for Torneo Apertura runner-up Tigres, will be sidelined with a herniated disk.