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What will America do in the final if it comes as the leader?

The Eagles finished as the leaders of the short tournaments nine times, but they won the championship title only once.

America reached the final of Opening in 2023 By defeating Atlético de San Luis in the semifinals and finding the long-awaited 14th star, they also have the possibility to reverse the negative statistics every time they finish the tournament in first place in the championship.

Finishing as the leader of the regular tournament is not seen in Coapa’s showcases, with only 12.5 percent success since the establishment of short tournaments.

The feathered team has nine leaders with the current format, but has only lifted the cup once, under the command of Antonio ‘Turco’ Mohamed.

Mohamed, who is now with Pumas, is the only coach who managed to lead the regular season and become champion of Águilas. On that occasion, the Turk left Club Universidad and Monterrey on the road, to celebrate against Tigres.

In the 2013 Apertura, Miguel Herrera was on the verge of becoming the champion of Águilas, after finishing the best team in the regular season. The problem was that the feathered team lost in the final against León, with an aggregate score of 5-1.

Tournament Results

Opening in 2023 Finalist
Opening in 2022 Semifinal
Opening in 2021 Quarter finals
Opening in 2014


Opening in 2013 Runner-up
Opening in 2005 Quarter finals
Opening in 2002 Quarter finals
Summer 2001 Semifinals
Summer 97 Quarter finals

After the success of Mohamed, the leaders of America In the regular round they became one loss in the league stage. In the Apertura 2021, under the direction of Santiago Solari, the America He said goodbye in the quarterfinals, while in Apertura 2022, directed by Fernando Ortiz, he said goodbye in the semifinal stage.

Azulcrema also boasts leadership in the Summer of 1997, Summer 2001, Apertura 2002 and Apertura 2005, although the most they could celebrate in those editions was a semifinal, which they lost in Pachuca, always surprised Águilas.

Currently, America They took the lead two days before the end of the regular season and have not lost in the tournament since the first day, when they lost 1-2 at the Azteca Stadium against Juárez.

America like the Brazilian coach, André Jardine, dreams of putting the fourteenth star on the shield of the club and it will happen in the first tournament of the strategist who won the gold medal in the last Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Coapa.

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