Chivas misses out on a charge and draws 1-1 against Puebla
▲ Mazatlán rewarded their fans – who were able to go into the stadium – with a 3-2 success over Necaxa.Photo Jam Media
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La Jornada paper
Saturday, January 9, 2021, p. a27
In the inaugural match of the Guardianes 2021 tournament of the Liga Mx, Chivas missed a penalty and needed to settle for a 1-1 draw versus Puebla, yesterday at the Cuauhtémoc stadium.
After reaching the quarterfinals in the previous season, the La Franja team showed up encouraged; However the Guadalajara group, which did not have José Juan Macías since he was infected with Covid-19, was the very first to create risk.
At minute 13, rojiblanco Oribe Peralta came close to scoring with a Chilean half after getting a cross from Uriel Antuna, however regional goalkeeper Antony Silva handled to conserve the ball.
The Flock had another chance to open the scoring at 24, after a maximum charge was decreed in their favor for a nasty inside the area of protector Juan Segovia on Antuna. Jesús Molina was in charge of charging from the 11 actions, however his shot went to the side of the objective.
It was till the 37th minute when Puebla made it 1-0, thanks to a powerful header from Santiago Ormeño, who made the most of a service to the location from Javier Salas.
Chivas handled to adjust at minute 46, after Miguel Ponce received the ball at the height of the crescent and from there he fired to beat the regional goalkeeper with a left foot and seal the last 1-1.
In other matchday one matches, Pumas drew 0-0 versus Xolos at the Caliente stadium. In turn, Mazatlán, which had fans in its stands, beat Necaxa 3-2. Fernando Aristeguieta, Carlos Vargas and Camilo Sanvezzo (from charge) scored for the residents, at minutes 27, 30 and 70; while Juan Delgado and Alejandro Zendejas scored for the Rayos, at 42 and 64.