The Chivas del Guadalajara team said goodbye to all hope of qualifying for the league when they fell from the penalty spot against the Camoteros del Puebla. In regular time they tied 2-2 and everything was defined from eleven steps.
A plethora of Cuauhtémoc Stadium was the witness of this confrontation, which was one of the most disputed and one of the most entertaining. The two teams did not save anything and from the first minutes tried to damage the rival door.
Just 5 minutes into the game, Isaac Brizuela found a ball on the outskirts of the area to emerge and take a low shot to open the scoring. At 19 ‘, the whistler scored a foul signaling a penalty in favor of Puebla, with Christian Tabó in charge of defining with a powerful shot to the center.
Already for the complementary part, Alejandro Mayorga appeared to put an accurate head shot and put at 62 ‘the 2-1. Everything seemed to indicate that Chivas beat Puebla, however, the Camoteros insisted until the last minute and with an error in Briseño’s marking, Lucas Jaques jumped into the area to head and make it 2-2 at 88 ‘.
Everything would be defined from the penalties. Sudden death appeared because they were still even. Those who failed for Chivas were Carlos Cisneros, César Huerta and Alejandro Mayorga. For their part, those who erred from La Franja were ‘Fideo’ and Javier Salas.
In the end, the goalkeeper who dressed up as a hero was Antony Silva, who saved Alejandro Mayorga’s last penalty and thus gave the poblanos a ticket for the Fiesta Grande. For their part, the Chivas stayed on the shore and said goodbye to the contest. Until next year, Chivas!
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