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Pachuca eliminates Santos Laguna at home


The Tuzos del Pachuca became the first team to pass the Guard1anes 2020 repechage phase after winning a resounding 3-0 victory in their visit to Santos Laguna, thus getting his ticket to the quarterfinals of the contest.

With the intensity that a direct elimination match deserved, it was how both teams played their repechage duel, starting with very good dynamics the actions in the TSM Corona Stadium, who had a great duel that only lacked the people in the stands.

The hidalguenses insisted in the first minutes, having three chances in front of the goal of the local team, but the ball only went through one side, but nevertheless at minute 35 a cross to the area by Erick Aguirre, was taken advantage of by Víctor Guzmán who finished off with his right leg to make it 1-0 on the scoreboard.

Those led by Guillermo Almada did not remain with their arms crossed and they responded with shots from Julio Furch and Emilio Orrantia, which were not strong enough to end in a draw.

In the second half At minute 55, the Tuzos del Pachuca made it 2-0, after three rejections by goalkeeper Carlos Acevedo, avoiding Ismael Sosa’s score, but on the last bounce he left the ball at the feet of Oscar Murillo who without hesitation sent him to the bottom of the network.

By last, There was a great combination between Víctor Dávila and Roberto de la Rosa that ended with the latter in the Santos area and with a right hand beat the goalkeeper for the final 3-0.