The Pachuca gophersin which the ex-Barça player J playsbeautifulbeat Rayadas del Monterrey this Monday 0-1 to meet in the final of the Clausura 2023 tournament of the Mexican soccer league with the eagles of america of Andrea Pereira.
In the second leg of the semifinal, Viridiana Salazar scored the only goal of the series since the first leg that was played last Friday ended in a goalless tie. Monterrey was the most dangerous squad in the first half, but Esthefanny Barreras, the Tuzas goalkeeper, saved a header from Christina Burkenroad in the 10th minute, and a shot from Diana Evangelista in the 33rd minute.
In the second half, Pachuca reacted in the final stretch. In the 77th minute, Hermoso put a cross to Charlyn Corral, who fought the ball with a defense to shoot on goal, but goalkeeper Alejandría Godínez managed to stop the ball. In minute 82, Corral leaked a pass to Salazar, who made it 0-1 before Godinez left.
In the final, the Tuzas will look for the first title in their history, while the Águilas, who two hours later eliminated the champions Tigres UANL, go for their second trophy.
If he wins the second scepter, he would tie with América, led by the Spanish Ángel Villacampa, with Las Rayadas and Chivas del Guadalajara as the second most winning clubs with two league titles, three less than the Tigres.