América 1-1 Pachuca: Draw on Thursday

MEXICO CITY. América and Pachuca draw 1-1. D. Valdes scored the first goal (54') for América. N. Ibanez settled the score 1-1 (80') with a penalty kick.

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MEXICO CITY. América and Pachuca draw 1-1. D. Valdes scored the first goal (54′) for América. N. Ibanez settled the score 1-1 (80′) with a penalty.

The match was played at the Estadio Azteca stadium in Mexico City on Thursday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Jorge Antonio Pérez Durán with the help of Christian Kiabek Espinosa Zavala and Marco Antonio Bisguerra Mendiola. The 4th official was Diego Montaño Robles. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 21.6 degrees Celsius or 70.95 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 35%.​

Match Statistics

Pachuca was in firm control of the ball 55% while América was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

América was more aggressive with 88 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 3 were on target. However, this did not suffice for América to win the match​.

América shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Pachuca shot 7 times, 4 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

América received 2 yellow cards (A. Fidalgo and J. Sanchez). On the other side, Pachuca received 1 yellow card (M. Tapias).

After this match, América will have 26 points like Puebla, Guadalajara and Monterrey to stay in the 4th place. On the other side, Pachuca will have 38 points to stay in the 1st place.

Match Events

  • 21'
    21'

    G. Almada

  • 54'
    54'

    D. Valdes

  • 70'
    70'

    M. Tapias

  • 72'
    72'

    F. Navarro

    R. Ibarra

  • 74'
    74'

    A. Fidalgo

  • 80'
    80'

    J. Sanchez

  • 82'
    82'

    N. Ibanez (Penalty)

  • 83'
    83'

    H. Martin

    F. Vinas

  • 89'
    89'

    O. B. Gonzalez

    A. Hurtado

  • 90'
    90'

    J. Otero

    A. Zendejas

  • 90'
    90'

    R. Sanchez

    P. Aquino

  • 90'
    90'

    J. Hernandez

    V. Guzman

Next match

In the upcoming Liga MX match, América will play away with Pachuca on the 23rd of May with a 18-17 head to head statistic in favor of Pachuca (10 draws).

Pachuca will host América on the 23rd of May with a 18-17 head to head statistic in favor of Pachuca (10 draws).

América: Formation and Lineups

América adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Fernando Ortiz chose to play with the following team: Guillermo Ochoa (6.8), Jorge Sánchez (6.1), Bruno Valdez (6.4), Sebastián Cáceres (6.5), Luis Fuentes (7.0), Álvaro Fidalgo (7.2), Pedro Aquino (7.0), Alejandro Zendejas (7.0), Diego Valdés (7.2), Roger Martínez (6.2) and Federico Viñas (6.8).

Substitutes

América made 3 changes: F. Vinas for H. Martin (83′), P. Aquino for R. Sanchez (90′) and A. Zendejas for J. Otero (90′).

Top player: Diego Valdés

The player who no doubt impressed América the most was Diego Valdés.

His rating is (7.2) with 1 goal, 26 passes (73% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 9 duels out of 18. He performed 5 crosses.

Pachuca: Formation and Lineups

Also Pachuca adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Jorge Guillermo Almada Álves played with: Óscar Ustari (6.4), Kevin Álvarez (6.6), Gustavo Cabral (6.2), Miguel Tapias (6.7), Daniel Aceves (6.5), Erick Sánchez (6.2), Luis Chávez (6.8), Avilés Hurtado (6.5), Víctor Guzmán (6.9), Romario Ibarra (7.0) and Nicolás Ibáñez (6.8).

Substitutes

Pachuca made 3 changes: R. Ibarra for F. Navarro (72′), A. Hurtado for O. B. Gonzalez (88′) and V. Guzman for J. Hernandez (90′).

Top player: Romario Ibarra

The player who no doubt impressed Pachuca the most was Romario Ibarra.

His rating is (7.0) with 20 passes (85% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 10. He performed 2 crosses.

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