Chronicle: Chivas takes advantage of Pumas in crisis to chain itself to Liga MX

Chivas once again chained victories and climbed to seventh place in the standings, after beating the Pumas

GUADALAJARA (Alfredo Olivarez | ESPN Digital) Chivas won, liked and scored. Guadalajara won 3-1 against Pumas and extended its winning streak to five games without losing to the Universitarios at home.

The team led by Ricardo Cadena came from behind on the scoreboard and with the annotations of Gilberto Orozco, Alexis Vega and Isaac Brizuela added their fourth game in a row without defeat in the current tournament, three with victory.

A few minutes into the game were enough for the scoring to open, after the first arrival of Pumas the goal came. Juan Dinenno assisted with a filtered pass to Diogo de Olivera, who surpassed Guadalajara’s defensive mark and with a powerful shot scored the 0-1 in the match.

Minutes after the Pumas goal, Chivas reacted and equalized the score, after a free kick executed by Alexis Vega, the ball reached the first post, for which Gilberto Orozco appeared and with a header made it 1 to 1 at the match.

Already with the score tied, Chivas turned the game around, with a free kick, Alexis Vega took a powerful shot that was deflected by the Pumas barrier, leaving Gil Alcalá unable to stop the second goal of the night for Guadalajara.

With the score in favor and a great atmosphere at the Akron Stadium, ‘olé’ appeared in the stands, so, in a great collective move, after 19 touches, Alexis Vega, ‘Piojo’ Alvarado, Ángel Zaldívar and Isaac Brizuela , finished scoring a dream goal to make the Akron Stadium vibrate with a 3-1 lead.

Already in the second half, Pumas was the team forced to look for the score, however, the arrivals of César Huerta and Juan Dinenno did not reach a goal and the University team could not close the gap in the game, thus adding their ninth consecutive game without victory in this tournament.

With this result, Chivas reached 15 points and will sleep in seventh place in the general table, meanwhile, Pumas remains in the lower part of the table with nine units.

In their next match, Chivas will visit the field of the Nemesio Diez Stadium, when they face Toluca, while Pumas will visit Guadalajara again this Saturday when they face Atlas on the field of the Jalisco Stadium.

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Chronicle: Chivas takes advantage of Pumas in crisis to chain itself to Liga MX