Amidst a calm atmosphere on Saturday afternoon and poor entry into the stands, Blue Cross RECEIVES lion in the field of Azteca Stadium within the framework of Day 14 on Opening in 2023 with almost annihilated margin of error, as the team accumulated bad results during the semester, including zero home wins, with it almost eliminated before the final round and there is a failure to create.
After the first 15 minutes, where Blue Cross shows caution in horizontal contact with the ball against a lion who chose to delay the lines to get an opponent, the celestial fans ‘awakened’ the team based on the whistles, as a long stroke by defender Juan Escobar in the first third of the field was found. Angel Sepúlveda on the balcony of the area and the attacker took advantage of a space in the defense to send the ball into the net with a low shot that evaded the bail of goalkeeper Rodolfo Cota in the 16th minute.
The security of the early goal slowly shook with the distrust of Blue Cross and the team put aside the horizontal game to focus its offense on the sides, giving the spotlight to both Uriel Antuna and Rodolfo Rotondi in the fight to find space on the sides of the area to try a goal or expand the score. Sepulvedawhile lion He ‘disappeared’ from the opposing pitch for the rest of the first half, thanks to the premature loss of the ball and celestial pressure on his lines.
In complement, Lion decided it was time to get off the bus to play ball and test one of the weakest defenses in the championship, with more daring in the opposite field, and power to spin the balls and cross the area, however, the light blue defense is absent. made a mistake or suffered an accident that caused the tie.
After 14 games, Blue Cross got the first win at home in the Opening 2023which in turn became the only duel of the competition that ended with a clean sheet.
In the third remaining duels, against FC Juárez, Chivas, and Puebla, the ‘Machine’ will risk their lives for a ticket to the ‘play in’ round, as they are in sixteenth position with 14 points, three behind the qualifying zone and waiting for what Tijuana does against Atlas this Sunday.
In this regard, Lion It stagnates in seventh place with 19 units and is at the mercy of its closest pursuers, Toluca (18), FC Juárez (18), and Atlas (16). The next duels in the ‘Fiera’ are against Pumas, Puebla and FC Juárez.