America took an important step in their aspirations to advance to the grand final of the Women’s MX League after beating 1-0 tigers in the first leg semifinal that was played on the pitch of the Aztec stadium.
With the obligation to take advantage at home, the Eagles they turned to the front from the start of the game and were close to opening the scoring with a long-range shot from Andrea Pereirabut the flight of Cecilia Santiago prevented the ball from ending up at the bottom of the nets.
However, minutes later, the feline goalkeeper made a terrible mistake that gave the Azulcremas the first goal at 25 minutes into the game, when Alison Gonzalez He took a shot from three quarters of the field that got out of hand.
For the complementary part, the game had the same inertia, despite the fact that the Amazon they searched for the equalizing goal, the locals neutralized their attacks and were closer to the second goal, but Cecilia Santiago she was attentive under the three posts.
With this result, the cats are obliged to win the return game that will be played next Monday, May 29 at 7:00 p.m. at the university stadiumwhile at America A draw or a victory is enough for him to catapult himself to the grand final of the Closing 2023.