Diego Cocca left three trophies in the showcases of the Atlas

Diego Coca He is the winningest coach in the history of the Atlasin addition to breaking a 70-year drought when in the opening 2021 before the aestheticism and the disbelief of millions of fans in the MX League.

That road to the title started right at the league, as the red and blacks were second in the regular tournament with 29 points. So they had the advantage of the table and closed the entire final phase at the Jalisco Stadium.

In the Quarter finals the first victim was Monterey of Javier Aguirrewho came into the tie as favorites, but after a 0-0 draw in the Steel giantthe tie at 1-1 in Guadalajara gave the pass to the Foxes. In semifinalsCocca’s team went through position in the table again, this time against Cougars that came as runner-upin the first leg they won 1-0 in CU and in the second leg they lost by the same score.

For the Finalthe duel was against Lionafter a vibrant game in Guanajuato where the Fiera won 3-2, the Rojinegros came back at home against a packed Jalisco Stadium and after winning 1-0 in regular time, everything was decided in the penalty shootout, where Camilo Vargas was the figure and Julius Furch scored the penalty that ended the 70-year drought.

After that tournament, no one believed that Diego Cocca’s team would be able to repeat the feat. But he surprised locals and strangers by repeating a great regular phase in the Closing Tournament 2022 and to be in third place, with which he returned to enter directly to the Liguilla.

the way in the Big party started against the hated rival, Chivas and showed that Atlas is the new team that rules in Guadalajara by defeating the Flock 1-2 in the first leg at Akron and drawing 1-1 in the second leg to advance to the semifinals, where they won a controversial series against tigersbecause despite the fact that they thrashed 3-0 in the first leg in Jalisco, the second leg in the Volcán suffered and ended 4-2 in favor of the felines, but they ended up losing at the table due to improper alignment.

The Grand finale put back in front of Orlegi Group to a team of Pachuca Groupthis time it was the Tuzos and unlike the last tournament, they had to close as a visitor, for the hidalguenses they came as super leaders to this series for the title. But this did not stop the Foxes and after winning the first leg 2-0, they were crowned in the Hidalgo after losing the match 2-1, but winning the series 3-2.

This Bichampionship automatically gave them the Champion of Champions trophy, as absolute winners of the 2021-2022 season, with which Diego Cocca left three titles in the red and black showcases.

However, not everything was joy, because the first setback came before Cruz Azul in the Liga MX Super Cup by way of penalties with a failure of Julian Quinonesa trophy that was disputed to replace the Champion of Champions that already belonged to the rojinegros.

The second title that the team lost Diego Coca was the Champions Cup against the current champion of the mlsthe New York Cityfalling 2-0 in a single match.


Source: Record

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