America meets his executioner three months later: visit Pachuca in J9 of the Apertura 2022

Pachuca and America face each other in Liga MX. Photo: @Tuzos

America Y Pachuca are ready to star in one of the most attractive duels of the midweek day in the MX League. Three months after being eliminated by the Tuzos in the semifinals, the Águilas return to the field of Hidalgo Stadium with the need to add points to a bad start to the tournament.

With seven games played opening 2022 (one pending), those led by Ferdinand Ortiz they march in the ninth position with just 10 units product of three losses, one draw and three wins, two of these achieved in the most recent games. One against Juárez and the other against Pumas. That is why, in the Bella Airosa, the azulcremas will seek to extend their good streak.

“This victory helped us a lot, to take the pressure off, the criticism corresponds to where we are, the team where we play. This victory served us a lot,we showed against Pumas that we want to be on toplet’s hope so, “said the Chilean Diego Valdes at a press conference.

America vs Pachuca - Clausura 2022 semifinal - Liga MX
Pachuca was the one who eliminated América in the semifinals of Clausura 2022. Photo: Instagram/@tuzosoficial

However, as a rival there is a squad that has made it quite difficult for them in recent tournaments. So much so, that of the last three league eliminations, Pachuca has been responsible for two of them (Clausura 2021 and Clausura 2022). In addition, between the league and the final phase, Hidalguenses have remained invincible in the last four duels before the capitals.

Latest results between America and Pachuca:

Clausura 2022, semifinals: Ida America 1-1 Pachuca; lap Pachuca 3-0 America.

Clausura 2022: America 1-3 Pachuca.

Opening 2021: Pachuca 1-1 America.

Clausura 2021, quarterfinals: First Leg Pachuca 3-1 America ; lap America 4-2 Pachuca.

Closure 2021: America 2-0 Pachuca.

Opening 2020: Pachuca 1-2 America.

Opening 2019: America 1-1 Pachuca.

On the dominance of the Tuzos and the memory of the last elimination, Valdes commented: “It’s not revenge, Pachuca becomes strong at home, we know we have to play an intelligent game, prepare well, I hope it goes well for us. It’s not a rematch, it’s 90 different minutes and let’s expect superiority from us”.

Pachuca players celebrate a goal at the Hidalgo Stadium.  Photo: EFE/David Martínez Pelcastre
Pachuca players celebrate a goal at the Hidalgo Stadium. Photo: EFE/David Martínez Pelcastre (David Martínez Pelcastre/)

The duel is scheduled to take place this Wednesday, February 17 at 9:05 p.m. at the Hidalgo Stadium. The premises commanded by William Almada They arrive after not having played the previous day because their match against the Bravos de Juárez was postponed due to security issues. Before them, Tigres were beaten two-nil and at the moment they are fifth place with 12 points after three wins, three draws and one loss.

From the blue and white side and in an interview for Clear Brandthe Argentinian Nicholas Ibanez spoke about the meeting: “It will be the same as anyone, the previous day we beat the first and the best team in the league, we continue working. Obviously it gives you a little motivation for being a big team. America is going to be difficult.”


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