The Atlas Foxes recovered their memory and achieved an epic comeback against Olimpia of Honduras, in order to stay alive in the Concacaf Champions League.
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The Academy entered the second leg of the Round of 16 trailing 1-4; however, they gave a great game at the Jalisco Stadium and in front of their fans to reverse the situation.
The red-and-blacks were superior throughout the match, but they struggled to score, it wasn’t until minute 38 that Julián Quiñones managed to score with a good shot, after Luis Reyes’ cross.
The second annotation of the Aztec team was given until 61 ‘. In a corner kick, the ball was “dead” in the area and Ozziel Herrera appeared to define with a powerful shot.
The goal that brought the locals back to life was given at 76 ‘. Aldo Rocha shot from outside the area, the ball hit the goal, but luckily for the red and black captain, it fell to himself, who defined taking advantage of the fact that goalkeeper Erick Menjívar was defeated.
The last and final goal was once again scored by Quiñones, at 91′, who was left alone in front of the goalkeeper and made a subtle touch from above.