10/04/2021 at 7:18 AM CEST
The Eagles of America of Argentine coach Santiago Solari were ratified this Sunday as leaders of the Apertura of Mexican football, in which the Argentine Germán Berterame is the leader of the scorers, after 12 rounds.
At the Azteca stadium, the Eagles snapped a three-game winless streak, by beating Pumas UNAM 2-0, then taking advantage of the errors of the defense and the poor aim of the Pumas. Paraguayan Richard Sánchez and Mexican Mauro Laínez scored the winning goals.
The Pumas of Argentine coach Andrés Lillini started better and they were close to the goal with a arrival in the area of the Brazilian Higor Meritao, but the Eagles recovered and in 36 decided victory with a target from Sánchez.
In an error by the university students at the start, the Paraguayan made an elegant shot over the goalkeeper and resolved a fighting match, in which America was better, but the Pumas let go of several offensive opportunities.
America reached seven wins, four draws, one loss and 25 units, three more than the Rojinegros del Atlas of Argentine strategist Diego Cocca, who defeated Chivas 1-0 in the so-called Tapatío Classic.
A well-received penalty by Aldo Rocha made a difference in the game in which Guadalajara suffered two expulsions, from defenders Hiram Mier, in the 13th minute, and Cristian Calderón, in the 27th.
This Sunday, the Uruguayan Jonathan Dos Santos scored a goal in the 88th minute and saved for the Gallos de Querétaro a 1-1 draw at the home of Toluca, which took advantage in the 64th minute with a goal from Diego Chávez.
The victim of the day was the Monterrey of strategist Javier Aguirre, who lost 3-1 on Friday at the Juárez FC home of Brazilian coach Ricardo Ferretti.
Uruguayans Diego Rolán and Maximiliamo Olivera and Ecuadorian Jefferson Intriago converted for Juárez, while Argentine Maximiliano Meza discounted for Rayados.
The UANL Tigres tied this Sunday without goals with Necaxa and remained in fifth place with 18 points, one more than the champion Cruz Azul, winner 0-1 this Sunday at the home of the Xolos de Tijuana, occupying the sixth place.
The day began on Friday with the triumph of Pachuca, 1-2 over Puebla and this Saturday had another result, the victory of Santos Laguna 1-0 at Mazatlán, with a goal from Uruguayan Brian Lozano.
The tournament It will not have activity next weekend for the FIFA date. It will resume from Thursday 14 to Sunday 17 with the Querétaro-Tijuana matches, on Thursday; Necaxa-Puebla and Mazatlán-Atlas, on Friday; Monterrey-León, Pachuca-Santos Laguna, San Luis-América and Cruz Azul-Tigres, on Saturday, and Pumas UNAM-Juárez and Guadalajara-Toluca, on Sunday.