Al-Katee’ played four matches without defeat, and the Eagles fell for the first time in the 2021 championship before the Clasico.
With National Classic celebrating the scene, America and Guadalajara will arrive at the Azteca Stadium with results unlike their careers after nine dates in Guardianes 2021, because the Eagles lost the label being the only unbeaten in the competition, while Chivas gave a fresh breath of oxygen to coach Victor Manuel Vucic after his victory over Pachuca.
The Eagles remain top of the tournament with 20 points, but have lost the distance in relation to their closest pursuer, Toluca, who has the same number of units after a 3-to-1 victory at Nemesio Diez, but by one goal less in the differential category.
Guadalajara, for its part, removes some doubts about her work, as she adds four undefeated duels in a row – two wins, two draws – allowing her to sleep in seventh rank with 13 units, however, her attacking problems are not given up , because it remains the fourth worst attack in the competition.
In terms of players who will miss the classic Mexican soccer match, the Eagles will not have the Uruguayan defender Sebastian Caceres, who saw a double yellow for the hand inside the area against Toluca and will have to watch the match from the boxes.
For his part, Guadalajara will not have the striker Alexis Vega, who is still recovering from an ankle injury he suffered with the Mexican national team during a duel against Costa Rica, due to a difficult interference in the middle of the field.
The team led by Santiago Solari sold its first setback so far in Apertura 2021, where he finished 17 times, seven on goal and Toluca on 11 times, four of them on the mark, however, he hasn’t tapped an extra man since 56.’, then Claudio Baeza He saw a double yellow card for playing dangerously.
Just at 2′, a crimson corner kick capped a header from former player azulcrema Ortega lane, while the Eagles tied thanks Henry Martin Four minutes later, he found a ball inside the area and finished it with a header.
Before being sent off, Baeza teamed up with a crucial pass in the 38th minute, having put the ball at the front of the small area and found a header Brian Samudio, which restored the advantage to the local population.
In the 61st minute, the stopping ball punished the Eagles again, as the center of a free kick Raul Lopez He found Ortega’s head, covered with a plastic cap due to a blow, and found its way into the visitor’s net.
With a stark final stretch and protective and red cards flying through the air, Sebastian Caceres tied the ball with his left arm inside the area in the 84th minute and was sent off due to a pile of cards, however, Rubens Sambiosa The penalty kick that gave the Devils the lead on goal difference was missed and the scoreboard no longer moved.
On the Akron Green, Guadalajara and Pachuca respected each other much more during the 90 minutes, as the confrontation lasted until the last time, until Jesus Angolan He broke the mold and dared to the region with the time of regulation nearly extinct.
At 90 minutes, “Canelo” found a triangulation with Christian CalderonHe entered the area and hit a cross to defeat the goal Oscar Ostari, to provide certainty within the team in the face of a potentially crucial duel for coach Rebaño, who identified a slight smile while the red and white squad, who had called for his dismissal during the first half, celebrated with the goal of calm and reassurance.
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