The beating of Monterrey that stole Cruz Azul’s illusion of competing for the two-time championship

The last ticket of the league of the Scream Mexico Opening 2021 the set of Monterrey. The Striped they managed to beat Blue Cross with a 4 – 1 marker; Javier Aguirre’s team dominated the Azteca stadium and swept the game.

With doublet of Rogelio Funes Mori, Maxi Meza and to close a bit of Vincent Janssen were in charge of causing a beating to the Cement who fell a long way from retaining the title they obtained in the 2021 Guardians. Throughout the game, the team of the Basque Aguirre dominated the match.

The game was full of controversies, as the VAR played an important role in conceding some penalties to both clubs. The first one occurred within the first ten minutes of play; the Striped They took a corner kick and the ball passed very close to Funes Mori, who started a heads-up with Julio César Tasting Dominguez.

The trajectory of the ball touched the hand of the Tasting, so the whistler went to the VAR to verify the play. After the analysis, he decreed the maximum penalty.

Rogelio Funes Mori he approached the penalty spot to collect it and thus open the scoreboard. He faced Jesús Corona and managed to score the first goal. Amidst the Azteca emptiness, the Monterrey club screamed at the top of their lungs their first score that brought them closer to the league.

Later would come the goal of Maximiliano Meza at minute 27, the Cement they had barely digested the first one when the scoreboard already indicated a 2 – 0. A prompt reaction from Cruz Azul allowed them to make it 2 – 1 with a penalty score in their favor.

After a push into the small area, the team of The gang made a defensive error and caused a penalty. Reynoso’s team had the opportunity to revive their participation in the elimination of repechage. It was like this that by halftime they left with the minimum advantage of a goal against.

But the next few minutes haunted those of Machine. For the 59th minute, the naturalized Mexican striker made a doublet and with this he sentenced the third of the game and that kept the current champion from fighting for the tenth star.

The twin got between two defenses of Cruz Azul and was outlined in front of Jesús Corona, who ate the third goal of the game. Right leg and with a slight touch managed to score 3 – 1 for your team.

And to conclude, Vincent Janssen made the quarter that ended the game at minute 85. With the assistance of Erick Aguirre who sent a shot into the center of the area, the Dutch player connected with the trajectory of the ball to do the 4 – 1 of the game.

The minutes were running out until the end of the game whistled. And so Monterrey qualified for the league from Grita México Apertura 2021.

Liguilla Grita Mexico Apertura 2021

The red and black of Atlas will be measured against the Rayados of Monterrey (Photo: EFE / Miguel Sierra) (MIGUELSIERRA /)

With the last ticket defined in the final phase of the tournament, the red and black Atlas will be measured against Striped from Monterrey. The first leg of the quarterfinals will be played at the BBVA stadium and the second leg at the Jalisco stadium.

Now the eight classified already know the rivals with whom they will fight for the league championship. The quarterfinal matches were as follows:

– America vs Pumas

– Atlas vs Monterrey

– Leon vs Puebla

– Tigres vs Santos

During the week, the schedules in which the quarterfinals of the Liga MX tournament will be played will be announced.


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