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América barely manages to get a point in its visit to Santos Laguna and adds another draw in the Clausura Tournament

Brian Rodríguez and Harold Preciado, during the match of day 5 of the Clausura 2023 tournament of the BBVA MX League.

Photo: Saul Perales / Imago7

América had a complicated test on the fifth day of the Closing Tournament of Mexican Soccer, this after visiting Santos Laguna at the Corona stadium, the clash ended equal to two goals. The Azulcrema arrived with the plate of having thrashed Mazatlán in what was their first victory of the championship, for their part the team led by Eduardo Fentanes would come out with everything and without complexes.

The Azulcrema had to come from below on a couple of occasions to be able to get just one point in their visit to Santosin this way the Eagles continue adding draws in this edition of the Cluausra Tournament.

To add insult to injury for America, Alejandro Zendejas had to leave injured at minute 21 of the game and the Uruguayan Brian Rodríguez ended up entering in his place. Subsequently, Harold Preciado surpassed the mark of Sebastián Cáceres and left Óscar Jiménez without options, the goal went up on the scoreboard three minutes later thanks to the VAR review.

After minute 40, Javier Correa took a shot inside the rival area and thus made it 2-0 for the team from La Laguna, which was already beginning to dream of three points.

Henry Martín excelled by collecting a maximum penalty for the Azulcremas and brought them closer in the result. Roger Martínez at 84 drew the tie that he worked so hard for America and that would finally materialize.

And that was how Santos came out to defend their home and kept the Águilas del América in check for most of the match, who hope to recover soon to be able to climb positions.


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