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Club América made their house respected, the Azteca Stadium, and reached a year without losing at home to none other than Miguel ‘Piojo’ Herrera, coach who led him years ago. In this opportunity, the American team beat the Xolos de Tijuana led by the Aztec coach 2-1.
The first goal came in the 39th minute when leo suarezin a stationary ball, took out a ball that Toño Rodríguez did not know how to measure and slipped into the netthus being the first goal of the night at the Azteca.
Later, at minute 51′, the Mexican striker Henry Martín assisted Diego Valdés to make it 2-0, numbers that gave Fernando Ortiz’s team great peace of mind. However, as in football you can never fully play a game until the final whistle, Xolos did not lower his arms and responded.
To achieve this, Tijuana took advantage of the lack of coordination of the rival defense in a counterattack and Silvio Martínez ordered the ball to be kept at 81′, moment in which all the followers of the Xolos team were moved. However, the only goal of the visit came late and nothing could be done to avoid falling into the ‘Nest’.
This is how América and Xolos remained in the Clausura 2023
with victory, America reached 16 units and is third in the table, waiting for what Pachuca, against Toluca. For his part, Tijuana continues with only 7 points and they are tenth quarter in the current Clausura 2023 of Liga MX.
Miguel Herrera is greeted with boos at the Azteca Stadium
Miguel ‘Piojo’ Herrera returned to the Azteca Stadium as coach of the Xolos de Tijuana to face Club América. However, his appearance in the sports venue It was not the best received by the fans present.
When the coach of the Tijuana team entered the field, they sounded the whistles and screams directed at the one who once led the Coapa club. In addition, so much was the fury against him that not even the Liga MX anthem avoided hearing all the noise against the Aztec coach.
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