Mosquera scores Toluca's draw against Puebla

Mosquera scores Toluca’s draw against Puebla

08/03/2022 at 06:53


Omar Fernández had put Larcamón’s men ahead in the 17th minute

The locals settle like this in the second square, while the poblanos are fourth

The Colombian Andrés Mosquera scored this Tuesday the goal with which the Toluca drew 1-1 against Puebla in an early match of the sixteenth day of the Apertura 2022 tournament of Mexican soccer. The Colombian Omar Fernández scored for the Puebla of the Argentine coach Nicolás Larcamón. The result raised Toluca to second place in the standings with 14 points, while the Pueblans rose to fourth place with 10.

Puebla went ahead in the first minutes of the game, while Toluca was slow to react to the onslaught of Larcamón’s team. Diego de Buen, in the 11th minute, and the Uruguayan Maximiliano Araújo, in the 16th minute, were the first to test Toluca’s goalkeeper, the Brazilian Tiago Volpi, with shots that were barely deflected. After that, the poblanos went ahead on the scoreboard. Araújo stole a ball in an exit and leaked a pass to Omar Fernandezwho with his right leg defined the 0-1 in minute 17.

The Red Devils responded in minute 20 when Chilean Jean Meneses hit the post and Uruguayan Leonardo Fernández, in minute 28, took a free kick that Paraguayan goalkeeper Antony Silva rejected.

Despite suffering from Expulsion of Ecuadorian Jordan Sierra in 1967, Toluca dominated the second half against Puebla who preferred to defend their advantage and leave the explosive football of the initial 45 minutes. In minute 49, Colombian Brayan Angulo captured a ball in the area and broke the crossbar with a left-footed shot, after which Meneses came close to equalizing in minute 50 with a shot that went close to a post. Toluca’s insistence became equal in minute 82. Fernando Navarro served a free kick from the right that hit the near post flycatcher He headed to make it 1-1.

This Wednesday, Juárez FC and San Luis will seek to enter the top six classifieds in another game early on the sixteenth day, the penultimate of the regular phase of the Apertura, which has barely played its first six. Both duels were held earlier so as not to interfere with the FIFA date in September, in which the Mexican team will face Peru and Colombia.

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