Liga MX: América defeats Atlético San Luis 3-0

MEXICO CITY. América was after all too much to handle for Atlético San Luis.

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MEXICO CITY. América was ultimately too good for Atlético San Luis with the goal of J. Rodriguez (45′), D. Valdes (54′) and H. Martin (57′). América took advantage of its superior ball possession (59%).

H. Martin missed a penalty (90′) for América.​

The match was played at the Estadio Azteca stadium in Mexico City on Tuesday and it started at 9:05 pm local time. The referee was Víctor Alfonso Cáceres Hernández with the help of Jorge Antonio Sánchez Espinoza and José de Jesús Baños Caballero. The 4th official was Brian Omar González Veles. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold around 14.5 degrees Celsius or 58.14 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 90%.​

Match Statistics

América was in firm control of the ball 59% while Atlético San Luis was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

América was more aggressive with 48 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons América won the encounter.

América shot 18 times, 6 on target, 12 off target. On the opposite side, Atlético San Luis shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target.


América received 2 yellow cards (P. Aquino and A. Zendejas). On the other side, Atlético San Luis received 4 yellow cards (M. Barovero, J. Martinez, F. Leon and R. Gonzalez).

After this contest, América will have 25 points like Monterrey to stay in the 1st place. On the other side, Atlético San Luis will stay with 15 points like Guadalajara, Puebla and Tijuana to stay in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 5'

    A. Hernández Platero (Goal Disallowed)

  • 33'

    P. Aquino

  • 45'

    J. Rodriguez

  • 54'

    D. Valdes

  • 57'

    M. Barovero

  • 57'

    H. Martin

  • 65'

    J. Martinez

  • 67'

    A. Zendejas

  • 68'

    B. Rodriguez

    A. Zendejas

  • 68'

    J. dos Santos

    P. Aquino

  • 68'

    F. Vinas

    D. Valdes

  • 68'

    J. Murillo

    J. Sanabria

  • 69'


    J. Castro

  • 73'

    F. Leon

  • 79'

    S. Reyes

    L. Fuentes

  • 79'

    R. Sambueza

    A. Hernandez

  • 84'

    Z. Munoz

    F. F. Waller Martiarena

  • 86'

    S. Martinez

    A. Fidalgo

  • 90'

    H. Martin

  • 90'

    R. Gonzalez

Next match

In the upcoming Liga MX match, América will play away with Necaxa on the 11th of September with a 10-8 head to head stats in favor of América (6 draws).

Atlético San Luis will play away with Atlas on the 11th of September with a 3-1 head to head record in favor of Atlas (2 draws).

América: Formation and Lineups

América started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Fernando Ortiz chose to play with the following team: Guillermo Ochoa (7.1), Emilio Lara (6.6), Néstor Araujo (7.5), Sebastián Cáceres (7.6), Luis Fuentes (7.4), Pedro Aquino (7.0), Álvaro Fidalgo (7.0), Alejandro Zendejas (7.1), Diego Valdés (9.0), Jonathan Rodríguez (6.8) and Henry Martín (6.9).


América made 5 changes: A. Zendejas for B. Rodriguez (68′), P. Aquino for J. dos Santos (68′), D. Valdes for F. Vinas (68′), L. Fuentes for S. Reyes (79′) and A. Fidalgo for S. Martinez (86′).

Top player: Diego Valdés

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

His rating is (9.0) with 1 goal, 34 passes (85% accurate) and 6 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 6. He performed 4 crosses.

Atlético San Luis: Formation and Lineups

Atlético San Luis started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the opposite side, André Soares Jardine played with: Marcelo Barovero (7.1), Juan Martinez (6.4), Luis Fernando León (6.6), Rodrigo Gonzalez (7.1), Aldo Cruz (6.4), Juan Castro (6.2), Andres Iniestra (6.7), Javier Güemez (6.2), Juan Manuel Sanabria (7.1), Abel Hernández (6.5) and Facundo Waller (7.6).


Atlético San Luis made 4 changes: J. Castro for Vitinho (69′), J. Sanabria for J. Murillo (72′), A. Hernandez for R. Sambueza (79′) and F. F. Waller Martiarena for Z. Munoz (84′).

Top player: Facundo Waller

The player who no doubt impressed Atlético San Luis the most was Facundo Waller.

His rating is (7.6) with 35 passes (74% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 12 duels out of 16. He performed 1 cross.

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