Henry Martín started the Closing Tournament of the Liga MX on the right foot and added a new penalty goal against Santos in the first half and continues to climb positions in the historical list of scorers for America.
In the 45+1 minute of the first half, the Mexican striker scored his 74th goal with the Águilas del América jersey and tied with Oribe Peralta who is ranked 11th in all-time scorers
Martín is also the tournament’s leading scorer with 6 goals. Martín took the penalty after the foul caused by Richard Sánchez to bring the Águilas closer to 2-1 on the scoreboard, in the match that ended 2-2.
Martín has become America’s top scorer in recent tournaments. The last 2022 Opening Tournament ended as the second top scorer in the championship with 10 goals. The Mexican striker has also contributed 8 assists since Apertura 2022.
The next on the list for Martín is Gonzalo Farfán with 76 goals, while Carlo Hermosillo with 93 and Carlos Reinoso with 95 are further away in position 9 and 8 of the top scorers for the Azulcremas.
América is in seventh position in the tournament with four draws and one victory in the last five games.
Alejandro Zendejas injured
América did not go beyond a 2-2 draw with Santos Laguna, although they missed 2 pointsthe Eagles are concerned about the injury of Alejandro Zendejas, who left with tears and visible concern for an injury he suffered in the game.
When the game was in the 16th minute, Zendejas tried to reach a mark and before coming face to face he fell.He immediately requested medical assistance with clear gestures of pain.
The player grabbed the back of his right leg, while Brian Rodríguez came on for Zendejas in the 17th minute. Fernando Tano Ortiz revealed that it was only a tear in his right leg and he will be fine in the next few days.
Alejandro Zendejas left in tears due to a blow, but América rules out that it is a serious injury
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