The ex Barcelona Andrea Pereira sentenced this Friday the 2-0 victory of the eagles of america about the Chivas del Guadalajarain the classic of the Mexican women’s soccer league.
At the start of the eleventh day of the Clausura 2023 tournament, Sabrina Enciso was the other scorer for the club led by the Spanish Ángel Villacampa, who snatched second place in the standings from Chivas by reaching 26 points.
This was the third goal in the championship for Pereira, captain of América, and the second in the history of the Iberian team against Guadalajara, the historical rival of the Águilas.
The teams played a rough first half, with a lack of aim in the shots on goal and 12 fouls, seven of them by Chivas. Guadalajara was the team that came closest to opening the scoring with a mid-range shot by Rubí Soto that was saved by goalkeeper Itzel Velasco.
Chivas struggled to attack in the second half, while the Águilas played their best minutes that allowed them to take the lead on the scoreboard. Sabrina Enciso scored her first goal with América by stealing a ball from a defender and with her right foot to make it 1-0 with a shot from outside the area in the 63rd minute. Villacampa’s América continued to pressure Chivas and the 68 Jaqueline Rodríguez committed a penalty for a handball in the area that Pereira made it 2-0.
Also this Friday, Querétaro and the Pumas UNAM tied without goals. The eleventh day will continue this Saturday with the visit of Juárez FC to Cruz Azul, Tijuana to Tuzas del Pachuca and the Monterrey derby between Las Rayadas and Tigres UANL. On Sunday, Toluca will host Mazatlán FC, San Luis del Necaxa and Santos Laguna del Atlas. The duels will end on Monday with León-Puebla.