The America by Fernando Ortiz continues to feed a dream that on Matchday 10 seemed more like a utopia. The Eagles defeated Puebla de Nicolas Larcamon in a plethoric Aztec stadium and they are in the semifinals of Mexican soccer.
The Azulcrema continue to daydream and their resounding 3-1 victory over The fringe confirms him as a serious candidate for the Clausura 2022 title.
With annotations from Henry Martin (42′), Diego Valdes (58′) and Alexander Zendejas (73′), the feathered ones sentenced a Puebla that was not enough to be combative in the quarterfinal phase.
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América was looking to return to a semifinal after the Opening 2019 and Henry with a header inside the area, opened the way for the cream victory; Nevertheless, Israel Kings Seconds after the end of the first half, he tied the score and gave La Franja a break, which did very little in the first half.
Diego de Buen brought down inside the area Bruno Valdez and after reviewing the play in the VAR, Fernando Guerrero marked the maximum penalty that failed in the first instance Diego Valdes. With controversy, the charge was repeated because Antony Silva was ahead and on the second attempt, the Chilean did not fail.
The Eagles played to the rhythm of the Aztec stadium and so they reached the third goal to put definitive figures. In a counterattack orchestrated by Diego Valdés, the Chilean served Alexander Zendejas who, already without a goalkeeper, simply pushed the ball.
Fernando Aristeguieta shortened distances via penalty in compensation time. Too late.
After three painful defeats in the quarterfinals in a row, América returned to a semifinal and looks like a championship contender squad.
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The bad start with Santiago Solari is already an anecdote in Coapa. Fernando Ortiz’s America seriously excites his fans.