In a dramatic and eight-goal gameClub Pachuca lost to Santos, the thirteenth place of the Clausura 2023. eliminated the champion and vacated the king’s throne in Liga MX in a surprising fashion and penalty shootout.
That’s how the warriors behaved. After breaking the script of a fight in which they came as victims, reacting to level the scores four times, They took the game to the limit from 11 stepsAnd there they sent the Hidalgo team, which came as clear favorites for this game.
Although Tusos had possession of the ball, They were never able to maintain strong control over the whole of LagunaAble to trouble the local defense with set pieces and aerial plays, this was not a great night on Saturday.
At the beginning of the game, led by Guillemo Almada, Favorites on paper, they took the lead through a penalty taken by Chico Arango. The Guerreros looked like winning in the 11th minute without taking long to reply. They leveled the scoreboard with a header from Harold Preciado.
The goal of wonder
Pachuca didn’t want to waste time And in the 24th minute they took the lead once again with a goal from Roberto de la Rosa, which started with a poor clearance from the visiting goalkeeper. But one more time It didn’t take long for Santos to match the cards, This time it was a header from Felix Torres from a corner kick.
Before the end of the first half, Tusos again left Romario Ibarra went ahead with a goal. They went to the break and it looked like the packed area might be quiet for them until the 53rd minute, when Dedos Lopez took a kick from outside the area that went in. Corner of Oscar Ustari’s goal.
But the reactions of both teams didn’t stop there, because already in stoppage time, Eric Sanchez made it 4-3, and when Tussos pointed everything to take the game, Mathias Doria pushed a ball that Ustari couldn’t control A long shot tied the score at 4-4 to send the series to penalties.
- Gustavo Cabral – Gibran Lajude was arrested
- Juan Brunetta – tricked and beat Ustari
- Luis Chavez – Shot near the post
- Javier Correa – Scored with a powerful shot
- Sophie Lopez – Marked for cheating on Lajude
- Mathias Doria – Ustari touches it, but the ball goes in
- Paulino de la Fuente – Lajud stops the shot in the center
- Rivaldo Lozano – Scored near the post