Monterey vs. Guadalajara – Match Report – January 7, 2023
Vega opened the scoring and Sepúlveda was sent off for a double yellow card. Minutes later, Berterame missed a revised VAR penalty that meant the tie.
MONTERREY, (Victor Alvarez) — Chivas got his first victory Closing Tournament 2023 by defeating as a visitor 1-0 to stripeda game in which he struggled, but in the end he was able to resolve to obtain the three points.
The Monterrey team sought from the start of the match to get ahead on the scoreboard, had disturbing arrivals in front of the Sacred Flock goal, but could not specify the opportunities.
Rogelio Funes Mori had a clear option after 19 minutes, after a rebound the ball remained unmarked in the area, but his shot went over the crossbar and therefore the possibility vanished.
Chivas had an option when Fernando Beltrán received a filtered pass in the local area, but the keeper of striped He was attentive, he went out to cover the shot that ultimately went over the crossbar.
Monterey he simply did not take advantage of the opportunities he had, Maxi Meza, Celso Ortiz and Germán Berterame had options to score, but they simply let them go, while Chivas he came close to opening the scoring through Pavel Pérez, but his shot hit the crossbar.
Alexis Vega was in charge of opening the scoring at minute 46 for Rebaño Sagrado, after he arrived from the left side, cut towards the center, removing rivals and shot to send to the nets, with which the score fell 1-0 after a deflection .
The locals could not react when they saw themselves down on the scoreboard, so coach Víctor Manuel Vucetich sent Jordi Cortizo and Duván Vergara onto the pitch, seeking to have more push forward.
Monterey He maintained his insistence against the visitor’s goal, but goalkeeper Miguel Jiménez was attentive and responded when required, for which the Jalisco team maintained the advantage on the scoreboard.
Guadalajara he was left with one less man on the field due to the expulsion of Gilberto Sepúlveda, striped He launched himself in front but he did not know how to take advantage of it, even Germán Berterame missed a penalty after 86 minutes and in the end the Sacred Flock won the three units in the debut of coach Veljko Paunović in the MX League.