America and Queretaro share factors of their season opener | Jobs Punch

It is solely the primary week and Liga MX is already proving that something can occur as America had been held to a scoreless draw by Queretaro. Sure, the worst crew within the Apertura drew the leaders. After a tricky semi-final loss final season, Aguilas could not end their probabilities and did not begin the season as anticipated.

Lots of people had been a bit skeptical concerning the beginning line-up earlier than the sport began. Final season, their prime scorer Henry Martin began the sport from the bench, whereas Miguel Layun began. Layun is a participant who has left many questioning why he’s nonetheless part of the crew, however followers should take care of him for some time now that he has signed a midseason extension. Israel Reyes additionally made his first official begin with Azulcrema after signing through the season; The perfect of American winter.

Kevin Balanta intercepted a Luis Fuentes move three minutes earlier than America had the primary shot of the sport. Gallos de Queretaro had the subsequent probability, however Angel Sepulveda’s shot went over the bar. A couple of minutes later, that they had a couple of extra probabilities, however each missed pictures. The guests didn’t create many probabilities, however they had been very near scoring. Over the subsequent 20-plus minutes, America had back-to-back probabilities to open the scoring, however did not capitalize on any of them. And so it was till the forty fifth minute when Alejandro Zendejas scored his first objective of the season. After additional assessment, it was decided that the ball had touched his left hand earlier than coming into the web, and the rating was reversed. Which means Aguels should flip issues round within the second half if they need the three factors.

The second half began a lot the identical, with Alcala forcing a save after which Queretaro had an opportunity, however Sepulveda’s header was saved by Oscar Jimenez. Pedro Aquino tries too, however the head kick is saved. “Tano” Ortiz then made a much-needed change by bringing on Federico Vinas. Though the offense wanted to be modified, Henry Martin’s absence was unusual and can now have to attend for his first recreation of the season. Martin did not come on till the 69th minute and created extra probabilities than any participant who noticed extra minutes within the restricted time he was given. In his time on the sector (20 minutes), Martin had 5 pictures, whereas Zendejas had 4 and Brian Rodriguez had three.

The remainder of the sport was very like the primary half, with America unable to transform any of its probabilities. That they had 66% of the ball in comparison with Queretaro’s 33% and had 26 pictures in comparison with Queretaro’s 7. Unbelievably, none of these pictures hit the web. It was lucky that the guests in America weren’t transformed, as that they had been approached many occasions. That is the primary recreation of the season and it is a little bit unfair to criticize America or any crew, however the recreation ought to have felt extra like a loss than a draw. Queretaro will journey to Puebla on Friday with some extent, whereas America will go to Toluca on Saturday to face the Purple Devils within the second leg of the Apertura 2022 semi-final.

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