San Luis beat Aguilas del América 1-2 this Saturday to qualify for the semi-finals of the Clausura 2023 Mexican football tournament despite dominating at their stadium.
In a show of pride after losing the first leg 1–3, San Luis won with goals from Spanish Unai Bilbao and Brazilian Leo Bonatini, while the US scored off Uruguayan Brian Rodríguez to seal the series 4–2. Done in favor Blue Cream.
Brazilian coach André Jardín’s San Luis came out to kill or be killed and surprisingly took control of the game in the first 45 minutes, which he confirmed with goals.
Brazil’s Vithino conceded a goal in the 12th minute, which was the team’s second clear goal in the series, but Bilbao converted their header in the 19th minute to take advantage of a corner kick. Mark.
America did not respond and in the 31st minute it exposed its weakness, the defense. Argentina’s Leo Suárez and Mexican Miguel Leún missed the mark and Bonatini took advantage with a header, assisted by Ricardo Chávez.
Aguilas improved at the end of the opening half, but there was no loss against a big San Luis who brought down the best attacking team in the championship.
America were better in the second half, but were stopped by goalkeeper Andrés Sánchez, who unleashed a loose ball in the area on 88 minutes, which was sent into the net by Bryan Rodríguez, ending the agony of his fans.
A few hours earlier, Monterrey, who entered the league’s top eight as the first seed, beat Santos Laguna 2-0 and signed off on a pass to the semi-finals with goals from Argentina’s Rogelio Funes Mori and Maximiliano Meza.
In minute 3 Funes Mori made it 1–0 with a left footed shot in a play that started with a good combination between Colombian John Stephen Medina and Meza; In the 68th minute, Meza took a 2–0 lead with a right-footed shot from a pass by Omar Govea into the corner.
This Sunday, at the end of the quarterfinals, Tigres, led by Uruguayan coach Robert Dante Siboldi, will visit UANL Toluca, whom they beat 4-1 in the first leg, and Atlas, led by Colombian striker Julián Quiñones, at home from Guadalajara. Will enter Which he defeated 1-0 in the first match.