The America became the first semifinalist of the Closing tournament-2022 of Mexican soccer, on Saturday after beating 3-2 the Puebla in it Aztec stadium in the second leg of their series quarter finals for a 4-3 aggregate win.

Henry Martín made it 1-0 for the “Eagles“of America with a header inside the small area at minute 42, a pass from Alejandro Zendejas.

Puebla’s “La Franja” equalized 1-1 before the break, precisely at 45+2 with scissors from Israel Reyes.

At 58, the Chilean Diego Valdes he scored the Americanist 2-1 with the collection of a penalty; this penalty was repeated because moments before the Paraguayan goalkeeper Anthony Silva He had saved the shot, but he did so by going over the goal line, according to the review from the VAR module.

The Puebla was looking for the equalizer in a corner kick and América surprised him with a counterattack at 73: the goalkeeper William Ochoa he cleared the ball with his hands towards the Peruvian Peter Aquinas who advanced a few meters and projected Valdés, then the Chilean enabled Zendeja in the area to sign the 3-1.

“La Franja” got closer 3-2 with a penalty scored by the Venezuelan Fernando Aristeguieta at 90+7.

Later in the hidalgo stadiumthe Athletic San Luis I visited the Pachuca with the obligation to win to unlock the 2-2 draw in the first leg played on Wednesday at the stadium Alfonso Lastras.

On Sunday the quarterfinal round will be completed with the Guadalajara and the Blue Cross with the need to win on the road by at least two goals difference to recover from the defeats they suffered on Thursday.

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The “Chivas” of Guadalajara will go to the stadium Jalisco to face the “Foxs” of the Atlas, defending champions, who won 2-1 at Akron Stadium.

In the University stadium, the “Machine” del Cruz Azul will seek to recover from the 1-0 defeat suffered at the Azteca stadium against the tigers of the french striker Andre-Pierre Gignac.

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