Guadalajara added their second win of the tournament by defeating Atlético at home, playing with 10 men for most of the game.
Guadalajara (Diego Yevi | ESPN) — Sivas Keep up the good pace Will open in 2023 With a resounding 3-1 win at home St. Louis AthleticsYoungster Yael Padilla capitalized on the confidence of technical director Veljko Paunovic to score his second goal. MX League.
Akron Stadium had a good start, Sivas After Angel Saldivar was sent off, he showed strength in the first half, scoring two goals, taking advantage of his numerical superiority on the field.
A recent addition SivasRicardo Marin, joining the team, was dangerous in the opening minutes, the first flooding down the left wing where he was able to send a cross to Victor Guzmán.
Yael Padilla’s first warning started in the 8th minute. His skill and speed allowed him to stay in front of goalkeeper Andrés Sánchez. St. Louis AthleticsWho blocked the first goal? Guadalajara.
Ten minutes later, St. Louis Athletics He counterattacked, but Angel Saldivar failed to finish and hit goalkeeper Miguel Jimenez with an iron.
The central whistler was called by VAR to review the play and sent off the San Luis striker.
And with a man Sivas He took advantage of the opportunity. In the 37th minute, Cristian Calderon sent a ball into the heart of the box, where appeared 17-year-old Yael Padilla, who opened the scoring with a right-footed shot into Andres Sanchez’s right corner.
Two minutes later, Yael Padilla appeared on the left wing, where he controlled the ball towards the area and sent a through pass to Cristian Calderon, who served it up to Fernando Beltran, who converted to make it 2-0.
In the 49th minute, another counter attack Saint Louis John Murillo advanced towards goal and was brought down in the area by Antonio Briseno.
Unai Bilbao took the penalty and took it upon himself to beat Jimenez Saint Louis.
However, in the 79th, the penalty goal of the game came when Ronaldo Cisneros received the ball a few meters from the big area and fired a shot near the post to make it 3-1.
After winning at home, Sivas A quick turn of the page is needed to take on Nekaxa in Matchday 3 next Thursday Will open in 2023 Before the start of the League Cup.