In a full Doroteo Guamuch Flores stadium, the Cremas came out to explain early in the semis in front of their fans, but they met a difficult Xelajú, who did not risk anything, and tied without aim for the initial 45 minutes.
With the aggregate 2-2 after what happened to Mario Camposeco, the students of Uruguayan coach Willy Olivera also did not convert their opportunities in the second half.
The hosts tried to avoid the penalty shootout in the last 30 minutes, they stepped up, they were a little short but just enough to win, but they also couldn’t break the rival goal.
For Albos, goalkeeper Freddy Pérez finally became the hero, saving two shots from eleven steps, so that the score ended at 4-2.
Comunicaciones reached the semifinals after defeating Malacateco in the quarterfinals with a categorical comeback, while the goats defeated Achuapa.
In the stadium of David Cordón Hichos, as a guest on Saturday, Zacapa was the first to come out with a score 10 minutes into the game by forward José Espinoza, but Guastatoya’s striker Jonathan Morán (Argentine) equalized at 34.
Pecho Amarillo came out to finish the second half and achieved it through Paraguayan scorer Marcelo Ferreira in the 57th minute as well as in the 75th minute with Morán’s double of the night.
The overall score of the match is 4-2 and Mexican strategist Roberto Montoya is on his last card, after getting past Antigua GFC and Cobán Imperial.
The Apertura, a type of national championship, has won the most since 2000 by Municipal (nine), followed by Comunicaciones (seven), Antigua FC (three), Deportivo Jalapa, Malateco and Cobán Imperial in 2022 (one).
The podium of the clubs with the most trophies in the land of quetzal, when the Clausura is added, is composed of Comunicaciones FC (31), CSD Municipal (31), and Aurora FC (eight), all from this city, and behind of them is Xelajú MC with six.