America took an important step in his fight to get his second championship of Women’s MX League after beating Pachuca in the first leg final that was played in the Hidalgo Stadium.
As expected, the game started quite intense with both teams looking for the rival goal. Kiana Palacios was close to overtaking Eagles when going hand in hand against the goalkeeper of the Gophers Esthefany Barreraswho narrowed the ball very well to drown out the goal cry.
Those directed by Juan Carlos Cacho They didn’t keep their arms crossed and responded immediately, creating danger in the goal cream blueso at minute 19, Charlie Corral opened the scoring after receiving a pass from monica ocampowho took advantage of an error at the start of the visitors to assist the scoring champion.
Said score was an incentive for the locals, who turned to the front in search of the second goal, but the goalkeeper tzel gonzalez she was attentive under the three posts.
For the second time, Angel Villacampa made offensive changes, so America took the initiative of the ball and was close to tying the game with a long-distance shot from katty martinez that saved the archer of the gophers.
As the minutes progressed, the locals leveled the game and generated danger again with a couple of plays from Charlie Corral and Jennifer Beautifulbut again tzel gonzalez saved the bluecreams.
Despite this, the Eagles did not give up the attack and saw their effort rewarded when Andrea Pereira equalized the score from 11 steps after the central referee scored a penalty for a handball Viridiana Salazar.
With the emotional blow in their favor, the capitalists turned to the front and at 71 ‘they turned the score around thanks to a spectacular collective play that ended up ending katty martinez.
About the end of the match, Monica Ocampo had the goal of the tie for the gophersbut the cream-blue goalkeeper sent the ball to a corner kick and despite her efforts, Pachuca he left with the disadvantage in the Gentleman.
With this result, the Hidalguenses are obliged to win in the return game that will be played next Monday at the Aztec stadiumremembering that in the final the position in the table no longer counts, so if there is an overall tie, the title will be defined directly from the penalty spot.