Henry Martin is in a sweet moment in front of the goal and the Eagles of America they know. The native of Yucatan scored a brace for the Azulcremas to return to winning ways after winning 2-1 against the Juarez Braves on the Day 7 of the Opening 2022.
With this result, América climbs from penultimate place to 14th in the general table with 7 points and a pending match. For its part, the border squad will continue in position number 12 with the same 7 points, but with a better goal difference.
The Eagles They arrived urgent for a victory after a few weeks in which they had a lot of activity derived from the friendlies that they held in USA. With the tour over, America received the brave in the Aztec stadium on a rainy night in the Mexico City.
The first part, those led by Ferdinand Ortiz they failed to reflect on the scoreboard the superiority they showed on the pitch, but in the second half they came out plugged in and at minute 60 Henry demonstrated it after sending the ball to the back of the net with a resounding header after a cross from Layún.
Just 4 minutes later, Emilio Lara in his role as right back after the departure of Jorge Sánchez to Ajaxcommanded a precise cross at mid-height that Henry Martin He volleyed to score a great goal and make it 2-0.
The Braves They went to the front and their impetus, combined with their defensive facilities, allowed them to close the gap on the scoreboard at minute 90 with a goal from outside the area by the former American Alan Medina. Previously the brave they had had a penalty, but they missed it.
Still in the final seconds, the Toro Fernandez had a heads up to put the tie, but Guillermo Ochoa became huge under the 3 posts and with an excellent bilge he avoided what would have been a catastrophe for America.
The Eagles They add three valuable points and next Saturday, August 13, they will face the UNAM Cougars in University City at 7:00 p.m. in another edition of the Capital Classic.
Henry Martin repeated with a brace against Juarez. Previously he had scored two goals against León. Since Christian “Mutt” Benitezno striker America He had scored two consecutive doubles.
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