Gallos Blancos del Querétaro from Ecuadorian side Antonio Valencia was defeated by América at the Azteca stadium on Saturday 2-1, after which the Eagles moved to first place in the MX League Clausura 2021 tournament and the Queretans are in the seventh box. .
Santiago Naveda and Henry Martin scored for Azulcremas and Ángel Sepúlveda did it for Gallos, who was missing one person on the field in the 11th minute and still stood against América in their stadium.
Querétaro came to the press, but soon suffered the expulsion of Paraguayan José Doldán, after which he had to make adjustments to delay the lines and stop the rival attack. In their ranks were Antonio Valencia and Jefferson Montero.
At the 27th minute, Peruvian Pedro Aquino gave Naveda a 1-0 ball, but Gallos did not get patchy, they fell far behind and hoped to have some fixed parts as Sepúlveda did in the 45th minute. 1-1 pass by Fernando Madrigal.
America went out to kill in the second half, ran over Querétaro, but goalkeeper Gil Alcalá was left with a double shot from Martin and Argentine Leo Suárez.
Ordered in a row of five, the visitor seemed to arrive safely on the other shore, but at the 85th minute Martin found himself with a rebound after the shot by Uruguayan Fernando Viñas and recorded 2-1.
America has four wins, one draw, one loss and 13 points and jumped to first place, one from Tijuana, two from Toluca and Monterrey, and if they win this Sunday they will catch up.
At the end of the match, captain Toño Valencia told social networks, “It was not a good result, but I am proud of my team and that I left everything on the field.”
No fue un buen resultado, pero me voy orgulloso de mi equipo y de haber dejado todo en la cancha. pic.twitter.com/Q8cQaUAdUc
— Antonio Valencia (@anto_v25) February 14, 2021