Chivas got its first victory of the 2021 Apertura Tournament after beating Puebla 0-2 in the Cuauhtémoc Stadium, on Day 2 of Liga MX, thanks to the annotations of Alejandro Mayorga placeholder image and Isaác Brizuela.
The reality is that it was a game with few emotions, but in the end the Sacred Herd reaped three important units, after having fallen on Date 1.
Below is the qualification for each rojiblanco player:
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Toño Rodríguez (9)
Unlike Day 1, the goalkeeper was not the villain, but on the contrary, he made two important saves to clear his goal.
At minute 3 he covered a point-blank shot from Daniel Alvarez from within the area; likewise, at 83 ‘he again said no to Fideo when he took another powerful shot.
However, at the end of the game he was about to make a mistake coming out of fists after a corner kick, but fortunately the poblanos were not fine.
Luis Olivas (6.5)
He still does not look confident as he did in his first Guard1anes 2021 games, as he looked nervous and somewhat accelerated.
Just at 24 ‘he received the yellow card when he knocked down the Venezuelan Fernando Aristeguieta that eluded him and was saved from being thrown out by committing dangerous play and untimely tackles.
Fortunately, in the second half he lowered himself to abruptness.
Antonio Briseño (9)
Guadalajara was able to finish the game without conceding a goal, all thanks to the little offensive generation of the locals, although the defense was also up to the task.
When necessary, El Pollo blew the ball, continuously anticipated the rival and won almost everything that was played by air.
Juan Agüayo (7.5)
This time, the technician Victor Manuel Vucetich chose to leave on the bench Jesus Sanchez to give the youth squad a chance, who accompanied in a defense of five.
He recovered balls and covered shots, although he also made mistakes during the start or when taking the throw-in, not forgetting the fouls.
Miguel Ponce (6)
Little on the part of Pocho, as he joined very little in the attack, taking just one shot that went to the goalkeeper’s hands.
In defense, the side also left much to be desired, since at 29 ‘he took the preventive card for a strong sweep over El Fideo.
He did not come back for the second half.
Jesus Molina (8.5)
After being banked in the first game, The Linebacker returned to the starting line, being of great help in the midfield, as he continually regained possession.
However, the captain made several fouls, most on Aristeguieta, who was the Puebla player who most tried to do something different.
He went up and down until he left the field at 74 ‘.
Alan Torres (8)
In the first half he had notorious mistakes, but by the second half he raised his level giving solidity to the midfield.
Added to this, the midfielder was the player who made the most passes by the Sacred Herd, giving 35.
Carlos Cisneros (7.5)
Again El Charal appeared as the starter and as he did on Date 1, he again tried to be the one to make the difference, facing rivals to be able to send centers, shoot at goal or simply to win corners.
From the corner kick he put the assist for the team’s first goal. He went to 64 ‘.
Jesus Orozco (6)
Another of the homegrown players who debuted Vuce for the duel against La Franja. The game cost him a lot, since he lost in the mark, apart he failed in the exits, giving the locals chances to almost equal the slate.
Already for the complement, it improved when advancing to cut the rival advance. He left at 74 ‘.
Cesar Huerta (7)
Chino started, pushed, tried to advance through the right sector, he even had a good play where he overflowed to send a center to the area, although unfortunately no one finished.
Not only did he dedicate himself to being on the offensive, he also helped in the defensive tasks. He left at 64 ‘.
Angel Zaldívar (8)
In the first half, the forward suffered too much because he hardly received any balls due to the little idea he had Chivas, having to dedicate more to stealing the ball.
Perhaps he did not score, but El Chelo made a great defensive play that prevented the goal from Puebla, since with his body he managed to cover a shot of Israel Reyes within the area at 82 ‘.
Alejandro Mayorga (9)
He entered 45 ‘and unlike PonceHe quickly sought to launch himself into the rival field to try to feed his teammates with balls, apart from being the first to do something different, such as looking for the distant shot.
The Alacrán was in charge of opening the board after shooting from outside the area to overcome the Paraguayan goalkeeper Antony silva, who was an accomplice.
Isaác Brizuela (8.5)
He entered 64 ‘. The Bunny could not have an easy control of the ball, as it was quickly marked by the rivals and even took the yellow at 69 ‘because the referee Fernando Guerrero placeholder image decided that he sought to deceive him.
When it seemed that the camoteros could tie the game, he stole the ball in midfield, advanced 30, 40 meters and unleashed a strong shot that sealed the duel at 90 + 4 ‘.
Jesus Godínez (8)
He saw action at 64 ‘. He tried to retain the ball to turn off the opponent’s attacks, receiving fouls. He also tried to enter the local area to test his shots.
Cristián Calderón (7)
El Chicote relieved at 74 ‘, looked for hand-to-hand duels, where in one of them he advanced by leaving two rivals, but in the end his shot was covered.
He still has a hard time getting back to the expected level.
Sergio Flores (7.5)
I floor the field at 74 ‘. La Morsa dedicated himself to recovering the ball and defending the scoreboard, which he more than fulfilled.
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