World News – US – Cruz Azul scores key away win, beating Chivas 2-0 in Guadalajara


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Cruz Azul got back to his way of winning with a key 2-0 win over Chivas It wasn’t the best effort, but Cruz Azul got the upper hand over a disappointing Chivas side, who didn’t managed to make an impression against a struggling team Cruz Azul now temporarily climbs to second place as they prepare for their last two tough games against Monterrey and Pumas Chivas continues to disappoint fans and will need to improve quickly as they end their season with games against them. rivals, Pumas and Monterrey

The first half started with the return of Jesus Molina to the starting lineup after his injury against Mazatlan An even bigger comeback occurred for Cruz Azul with the return of Pablo Aguilar to the starting lineup after missed eight months due to a serious injury The first minute gave Cruz Azul full control, including the first opportunity with a great run from Orbelin Pineda which was completed by goalkeeper Raul Gudiño who managed to clear the ball from his feet Cruz Azul continued to be the better team, but Chivas slowly started to get more of the ball They had their first chance when Uriel Antuna caught the ball in the box but his left-footed shot went wide. Cruz Azul continued to be the best team but didn’t create much danger Milton Caraglio had started on Santiago Gimenez as one of the starting strikers and he was struggling Chivas tried to counter and had some success with Antuna , but the rest of the squad were held in check by Cruz Azul’s defense Then Jonathan Rodriguez was shot in the area by Jesus Sanchez and the referee gave a penalty He went to VAR and kept the decision Rodriguez stepped up to take it and converted with a solid right-footed shot past Gudiño to lead 1-0 Chvias tried to come back, but Cruz Azul held on and the whistle half-time has struck

The second half started with Chivas, who outside Antuna had to step up particularly on the offense as the rest of the players had been invisible Chivas had the first chance when Alexis Vega made his first game of the match entering the box, but his pass went straight to a defender from Cruz Azul Cruz Azul responded with a shot from Ignacio Rivero who just moved away Chivas had his best chance of the game when Miguel Ponce made a nice back pass which found Antuna, who then gave a pass to Jose Juan Macias, but his shot hit the post and went wide Chivas then replaced Jesus Molina and Ricardo Angulo for Fernando Beltran and Dieter Villalpando Later Antuna got closer but his shot went wide Cruz Azul almost scored when a free kick in the area was not touched by any player and almost bounced into the net Still the sides had changed and now it was Chivas who had most of the possession and went into the attack as Cruz Azul straightened up and waited for Chivas to replace Jesus Sanchez for Javier Lopez as they tried to sidestep. get more involved in the attack A few minutes later Lopez would have his first chance but his shot from outside the area went wide Cruz Azul tried to respond and they replaced Orbelin Pineda for Roberto Alvarado There was a big scare when it looked like Pablo Aguilar was injured, but he was able to continue the match Chivas then replaced Uriel Antuna for Cristian Calderon Cruz Azul came close when Luis Romo landed a ball into the box and his left-footed shot just passed through Cruz Azul replaced Caraglio for Elias Hernandez After a close chance, Cruz Azul appeared to have killed the game when a clearance from goalkeeper Jesus Corona was headed by Alvarado and fell to Rodriguez, who made a head-to-head run, passed Gudiño and pulled him into the net for the 2-0 lead It looked a little questionable in the replays but it still held. A few minutes later, the referee blew his whistle and Cruz Azul had obtained the key points

Once again Chivas fell short of expectations Jesus Molina’s return did not appear to help the team as once again Chivas was too predictable, with few attacks from the center and totally dependent what they created through the wings, what all good teams have been able to handle Cruz Azul goalkeeper Jesus Corona didn’t have to make a dangerous save Chivas will have to improve but they really don’t have much in terms of players to change the situation, especially since ‘it seems that this is largely due to training Cruz Azul meanwhile scored a victory, although fans might not be as happy with the level of play displayed.While the team started out well and dominated, as the match progressed they have started to lose speed and Chivas had a lot of possession in the second half Although they failed to create much danger it was mainly because of Chivas’ mistakes and a better team could have made them pay off like Tigers the week before Still, they’ve taken the win and will be ready as they face two tough games away from Monterrey and at home against Pumas. Chivas, meanwhile, will have to travel to Mexico City to face the Pumas next week and a game that should be key as they wait at home for a rapidly improving Monterrey side.

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World News – USA – Cruz Azul secures key away win, beating Chivas 2-0 in Guadalajara


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