The American champion of Mexican soccer was devoted to the beat 4-2 in the penalty shootout to Cruz Azul overnight Sunday in the second leg of the final of the Clausura tournament-2013 played at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City and overcome the adverse 1-0 first leg.
During the 90 minutes of regulation goals were scored by Teófilo Gutiérrez Cruz Azul by the minute 20 and for America by the central Aquivaldo Mosquera, al 89, and goalkeeper Moises Munoz, al 90+2, goals with the American sent the game into extra time with the aggregate score tied 2-2. In the Mexican championship goals away from home are worth double in the event of a tie as is done in Europe. With this procedure Cruz Azul would have won the championship. In the penalty shootout for Cruz Azul they failed Javier Orozco and Alejandro Castro. After only matched Rogelio Chavez and Gerardo Flores.
Raul Jimenez, Ecuadorian Christian Benitez, Paraguayan Osvaldo Martinez and Miguel Layún, They scored their penalties by the American, achieving his eleventh league championship. Forced to overcome the scoring defeat 1-0 suffered in the first leg, America tried to go over Cruz Azul from the start of lap, but he ran into a well planted defense and fought to play precisely because of the slippery turf because of rain.
Cruz Azul came out to play on the counterattack and left him the first two good results. Pablo Barrera The first ended in the expulsion of the middle Jesús Molina and the second ended in the goal of 'Teofigol’ Gutiérrez. In the second half, Cruz Azul defended effectively and had goalkeeper Jesus Corona in its authentic wall. Celestial really were about to get it and end up with waiting for more than 15 years for a league title, but the American insisted to the end and earned his award by getting a feat.
Mosquera left the defense and scored the equalizer in the match with a header. Then, in the last corner of the match, the goalkeeper Muñoz left his goal and won the overall tie with a heroic effort, spectacular and historic. The score did not move in overtime and America was more effective on shots from the spot.
With this win the America it ranks as the first Mexican team with more leagues, with 11 tied with Chivas and one ahead Toluca. The two finalists have already secured their participation in next season's CONCACAF Champions to be held between August the 2013 and May the 2014.
|Mariano Pavone||Blue Cross||1339||12||133.90|
|Luis Gabriel Rey||Jaguares||1487||9||165.22|
|Rafael Marquez Lugo||Guadalajara||1163||7||153.29|
|Javier Cortés||Pumas UNAM||1332||7||166.14|
|Carlos Darwin Quintero||Santos||3||1191|
|Assist - Assists; Min - Minutes Played|
|First yellow card||1 point|
|Second yellow card and Expulsion||3 points|
|Red Card Direct||3 points|