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The Machine whistles on top of Guard1anes 2020


When the last Liga MX tournament (Clausura 2020) was suspended on date 10 due to the global pandemic, Cruz Azul was the leader of the competition. Six days after national football has resumed with a new competition, the Guard1anes 2020, The Machine returned to the privileged position, after beating Atlético San Luis 3-1 as a visitor and have reached 13 points.

TO each team was scored a penalty in favor in the first half. The one of Cruz Azul was at 20 minutes, because the rival defender, Ramiro González, touched Julio Domínguez’s head with his foot, who returned to tenure after overcoming a lung infection and that of San Luis at 30 ‘, due to a foul by the goalkeeper, Jesús Corona about Mauro Quiroga.

The difference was that the Uruguayan striker, Jonathan Rodríguez scored for the celestes, while, on the other side, the shot of the Argentine, Nicolás Ibáñez was stopped by Corona.

On the next play, the Mexican goalkeeper returned to save a shot from Quiroga in the small area and it quickly became a factor.

Seven minutes later, at 37 ‘, Cruz Azul showed the forcefulness that his opponent had lacked and with a header from Rodríguez himself, after the center of Luis Romo, increased the advantage.

The nicknamed ‘Cabecita’, was close to scoring his third goal before the break in a heads-up with goalkeeper Carlos Rodríguez, but instead of 3-0, San Luis managed to discount through Ibáñez, who took advantage of a rebound conceded by Corona.

The team led by Guillermo Vázquez, received another goal against five minutes after the end of the match. Ignacio Rivero’s free kick crashed into the post and Mexican striker Santiago Giménez pushed the ball into the net on the rebound.

There was still time for the Ecuadorian, Anderson Julio, will miss another penalty for the Potosinos in the final minutes.

In this way, Cruz Azul achieved its first victory as a visitor of the tournament And again, he is the boss of Mexican soccer.