The Eagles of America played 23 minutes with a man on the court but still beat the Lobos Buap 2-3 today and became the new leader of the tournament Mexican Apertura 2017.
Brazil’s William Silva (m.33), Colombia’s Carlos Darwin Quintero (m.34) and Mexico’s Oribe Peralta (m.52) scored coach América’s Miguel Herrera and Colombia’s Julián Quiñones (ms 40 and 45) Discounted by the locals.
América took advantage with almost consecutive goals of Silva, in a play started with a robbery of ball, and of Quintero, but the ones of home responded with two annotations of Quiñones, one with a Chilean in the area and another in the collection of a penalty .
The America decided the victory with a blow of head of Peralta that meant the definitive 3-2 shortly before in the 67 the visitors were left with a less man in the field by the expulsion of Edson Alvarez.
With the result, the Eagles added their fourth consecutive win and went to the top of the table with 12 points, one more than the Rayados de Monterrey who will seek to beat the Lion in his stadium today.
In another match, Cruz Azul of Spanish coach Paco Jémez won the Atlas 2-1 and jumped to third place.
The Spaniard Edgar Méndez (m.4), and the Chilean Felipe Mora (m.15) scored by the Azules and the Argentine Matías Alustiza scored by Atlas in 68.
Méndez scored head-to-head with Ecuadorian Angel Mena at the start of the match and Mora played right into the area in 15 to decide the victory, the first of the celestes in his stadium this season.
In the rain, Cruz Azul defended the lead, but had a distraction to the defense in 68 and Alustiza made the 1-2 with a left-footed shot from outside the area.
Cruz Azul reached two wins, three draws and nine units and appears in the third position, while Atlas lowered to the eighth.
Yesterday at the start of the day Pachuca defeated Morelia 1-2 and Xolos to Santos Laguna, 2-0.
Today the leader Monterrey visits the Lion, Pumas to Tigres, Querétaro to Veracruz and Puebla to Guadalajara and tomorrow Toluca will close the day like local in front of the Necaxa.