Saints vs Pumas (3-0). GOALSHalftime
The undefeated of the Pumas is over of Rafael Puente del Río, who during his visit to Santos Laguna was thrashed 3-0 in a duel corresponding to Matchday 2 of the Clausura 2023.
Those of the UNAM, came from winning on the opening day, however, now everything changed and those of Torreón added their first victory thanks to the double of the youngster, Diego Medina, who shone this Saturday night at the Corona Stadium.
The duel was open and the two goalkeepers avoided more goalsalthough Carlos Acevedo was the one who shone the most with two sets that helped him leave with a blank goal.
UNAM started well, however, he soon got into trouble and to minute 16 already lost 1-0, when Medina took advantage of the goalkeeper’s rebound, Sebastián Sosa shot by Harold Preciado; the young man did not fail and opened the scoring.
Sosa appeased the Santista offensive by making two saves the possible second local goal, he saved the first with his feet from a shot by Marcelo Javier Correa and later tried Preciado and again the Uruguayan came ahead at 20′.
Pumas responded until 26′when Edward Salvio, found a ball who lowered his head, Juan Ignacio Dinenno, plus he did not give it a good direction and the ball went over the top; the same Argentine in the final part of the match, when at 45′ there was a university counterattack and sent it to one side; still seconds later the chance was for Arturo Ortíz and he couldn’t score either.
For the second half, Pumas was better and at 49′, Salvio again flew the ball, this time through a pass from César Huerta. The chances for the visit continued and at 60′, Acevedo saved Dinenno, the rebound was left to Gustavo del Prete and before scoring Hugo Isaac Rodríguez appeared to avoid the goal.
The problem was that Santos Laguna hit the next play Y at 61′ he was already leading 2-0 when Medina took advantage of another loose ball from Sosa, who first stopped Preciado. the locals scored another goal at 66′, in an own goal, which was annulled for offside by Matheus Doria.
Closing the duel Juan Ignacio Dinenno and César Huerta tried to score at 71′ and 75′, respectively, and in both, Acevedo prevented them from scoring with two sets.
It seemed that this was the end of the meeting, but no, since at 86′, Alek Álvarez committed a penalty on Preciado, by kicking him inside the area; it was the Ecuadorian himself who took the ball and at 87′ scored the maximum penalty to make the final 3-0.