Wednesday , October 20 2021

Chivas arrives strengthened and America loses undefeated for the National Classic


The herd has won four games without defeat and the Eagles fell for the first time in the Apertura of 2021 for the Clásico de Clásicos

With the National Classic naming the scene, América and Guadalajara will arrive on the field of Azteca Stadium with results as opposed to what their walk was after nine dates in the 2021 Guardianes, as the Eagles lost the ticket as the only one not defeated in the match, while Chivas gave a new breath of oxygen to coach Víctor Manuel Vucetich after defeating Pachuca.

The Eagles remain the leaders of the tournament with 20 points, however, they lost distance with respect to their closest pursuit, Toluca, who has the same number of units after defeating them 3 to 1 on the stadium track Nemesio Diez, but one goal less in the differential category.

Guadalajara, for its part, removes some doubts about its operation, as it adds four games without defeat in a row -two wins, two draws-, allowing it to sleep as seventh ranked with 13 units, however did not leave the problems in attack , because they remain the fourth worst offense in the competition.

As for players who will miss the Mexican football classic, the Eagles will not have Uruguayan defender Sebastián Cáceres, who saw a double yellow by hand in the area against Toluca and will have to watch the game out of the boxes.

Guadalajara, for his part, will not have striker Alexis Vega, who is still recovering from an ankle injury with the Mexican national team during the game against Costa Rica, due to a tough approach in the middle of the field.

The team led by Santiago Solari sold his first setback so far in Apertura 2021 as he finished 17 times, seven on goal, and Toluca on eleven occasions, four on the market, however he did not take advantage of a extra man since 56 ‘, because Claudio Baeza was shown a double yellow card for a bad foul.

Just at 2 ‘, a scarlet corner kick culminated in a header by former azulcrema player Haret Ortega, while the Eagles equalized through Henry Martín four minutes later when he found a ball in the area he had headed off.

Before he was sent off, Baeza assisted with an assist at 38 ‘, after laying the ball over the edge of the small area and finding the head of Brian Samudio, who regained the advantage for the locals.

At 61 ‘, the stopping ball hit the Eagles again, when a free kick by Raúl López found the head of Ortega, who, covered with a plastic cap due to a blow, found his way to the net of the visitor.

However, Sebastián Cáceres did not manage to connect with it, as his team mates had hoped, and the ball went out. lead by goal difference to the Devils and the scoreboard moved no more.

On the green of the Akron Stadium, Guadalajara and Pachuca respected each other much more in the 90th minute, as the tie remained until the last moments, until Jesús Angulo broke the mold and the area dared with the time of redemption almost dying out.

At 90 ‘found the & # 39; Canelo & # 39; a triangulation with Cristian Calderón, went into the area and shot over to defeat the target Oscar Ustari, to provide certainty within the team for a match that could be crucial for the herd’s coach, who sketched a slight smile at the same time that the red-and-white congregation, which asked for his dismissal in the first half, carried on the goal of rest.

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