(MONTERREY – Víctor Álvarez) Rayados achieved his second victory of the 2021 Apertura Tournament by beating Pachuca 3-1 in the match that was historic for the Monterrey club, after Rogelio Funes Mori became the highest scorer in existence of the club by getting a double.
Funes Morii had 121, which was tied with Humberto Suazo, but this day he scored twice to set the new mark at 123, thereby helping the squad to defeat the Hidalgo team.
Pachuca got off to an acceptable start, looking to hurt the hosts’ cabin and Avilés Hurtado is the one who looked the most disturbing in front of his former team’s goal, he had two shots that went sideways.
Víctor Guzmán also put the host in trouble with a free kick, but goalkeeper Esteban Andrada was careful to send the ball over the crossbar.
Rayados could not generate clear arrivals of danger, while the Hidalgo team had a good option when Francisco Figueroa received the ball in the area, but the goalkeeper of the premises had a timely intervention to avoid the fall of his frame.
Pachuca showed dynamism and continued to be disturbing against the home team, but they could not specify the options, which kept the tie without annotations at the BBVA stadium.
Monterrey had generated little to the attack, but in an arrival on the right side of the area, Joel Campbell was fouled by Avilés Hurtado and the penalty was decreed that was charged by Rogelio Funes Mori to make it 1-0, with which he reached 122 to make history by becoming the club’s top scorer.
The Tuzos maintained the inertia in the complementary part, fought to equalize the score, had some disturbing arrivals and it was in the 51st minute when Yairo Moreno received the ball inside the area on the left side, he did not forgive and made it 1-1.
The meeting slowed down a bit and the arrivals of real danger were scarce in both cabins, despite the efforts of the teams to take the lead on the scoreboard.
Monterrey again took the lead on the board, after Maxi Meza received the ball almost in midfield, goalkeeper Oscar Ustari had a bad start and the Rayados player took advantage of it to shoot from afar and make it 2-1 at 72 minutes.
The Rayados took advantage of a failure in the Hidalgo team’s exit to increase the difference and it was Rogelio Funes Mori who was in charge of putting the 3-1 at 79, with which he reached 123 goals for the club.
In the last minutes, the scoreboard no longer moved and with it the team led by Javier Aguirre took the three points.