Guadalajara’s epic at Azteca to eliminate Eagles with goals from Mojo, Cisneros and Orozco
America made a fool of itself. Las Águilas again lost in the semi-finals and this time against their arch-rivals Chivas by an aggregate score of 3–2, after losing 3–1 at Azteca.
Chivas displayed a pride of their own, which America lacked, despite progressing to the final of the Clausura 2023, starting with a balance against them and appearing to be a victim of the second-placed team in the table Despite.
Águilas had the tie in the bag with the win at Akron Stadium, but it turned out to be at Azteca. The debacle began with the ouster of Álvaro Fidalgo, which ousted Fernando Ortiz.
The 1–0, Rosablanca illusion was illuminated by Ronaldo Cisneros, with a goal on 18 minutes after a slip by Sebastián Cáceres. Until then, everything seemed to be under control for Fernando Ortiz’s team. It was not so.
In the complement, Diego Valdés appeared to score 1–1, with a header, and Águilas’ defeat came with the expulsion of one of their engines, Álvaro Fidalgo, who saw a red card after a review of the play by the referee. VAR.
Paunovic knew that Aguilas’ poison was speed and nurtured his wings with the careers of Mayorga, Mojo, Brizuela and Pavel Pérez. Taino Ortiz, having lost his compass, wanted to defend himself and surrendered.
With one more, Chivas ignored the American advantage present in the stands and woke up. He showed what he had, first with a deft tactical goal scored by Alan Mozzo, and then with a header from Chiquet Orozco, which sent his opponent to the canvas.
Fernando Ortiz left the Azteca Stadium, as in the last three semi-finals in which America have been eliminated, making a fool of themselves, and are now up against Chivas.