Wednesday, December 07, 2022

Chivas draws with Toluca and series four games without a hitch

MEXICO CITY ( Associated Press) — Chivas drew 0-0 with Toluca on Sunday night and extended his losing streak to four matches in the Mexican Apertura tournament.

Guadalajara, who had just won their last three games, have not lost since the seventh, when they lost to Mazatlán.

Thanks to that good moment, “Holy Swarm” now has 16 points, with it remaining in eighth place after 12 dates.

“We faced a great team that is well managed, we knew they were going to force us to bring out the best in us. We competed well, we created goal positions and it was a level match, Chivas coach Ricardo Cadena said.

The Red Devils extended their playing streak to five without a win and are now ranked fifth tier by being tournament leaders.

“We’ve had two games at home where we haven’t got the result we wanted, then we already have four without a win and it’s stuck us a bit (at the table) and there are teams that have responded ,” he said. Red Devils coach Ignatius Umbridge. “Last time I said we were a disaster, but today the team showed strength and the idea of ​​a football which I love.”

When he visits Xolos de Tijuana, Chivas will try to extend his good moment to the middle of the week; Toluca will try to straighten his way against the Tigress on Wednesday.

“We bring a stir in tow, I spoke with the group. I have told them that everyone is important and everyone will be a part of; there is a series of games coming up in which I have to dose,” Cadena said. Everyone is ready to contribute.”

Chivas was slightly better in the first half and produced the clearest arrival in the 31st, when Alexis Vega entered the field from the left, but when he tried to avoid the goalkeeper the ball was extended to end the threat.

The Red Devils came close to scoring in the 47th minute when Fernando Navarro shot from inside the area, but his effort was slightly widened.

Vega scored again in the 48th minute with a shot from outside the box, which was blocked by Brazilian goalkeeper Tiago Volpi.

The insistent Vega tried his luck on 80 with a shot from middle distance and Volpi denied a corner kick.

In the next play, Chilean Valber Huerta made a push on Jess Orozco inside the field, which looked like a penalty that referee Cesar Ramos had marked as a penalty, but was revoked after a VAR review. .

Chivas took the lead in the 87th minute with a great goal from outside the field by Christian Calderón, but was pushed out of place.

“It’s unnecessary to talk about arbitration, I’m not going to talk about that part now, it’s unbelievable,” Cadena said.

Toluca came close to winning on the hour with a shot from Daniil Alvarez, which was dismissed hastily by goalkeeper Miguel Jiménez.

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