ESPN presents the notes that the Pachuca players obtained after the first 90 minutes in the 2022 Apertura final against Toluca
Pachuca thrashed 1 to 5 Toluca on the field of the Nemesio Diez Stadium and led the celebration for his sixth league title to the Hidalgo Stadium, since the team he leads William Almada completely dominated the rival, with special emphasis on the Mexican trident that pulls the strings in the center of the field, as well as Romario Ibarra in a global plan.
Oscar Ustari (9)
the archer of Pachuca he lived for the first time against Toluca, because Erick Sanchez Y Luis Chavez they won the game from the midfield with multiple recoveries, in addition to the outstanding work done by Hidalgo’s defense. In the second period he appeared a couple of times with precise saves and ended the night saving a penalty at 90 ‘+ 6.
Mauricio Isais (8.5)
In defensive work he contained the attacks of Leo Fernandez Y Camilo Sanvezzo down the left flank in a good way and also collaborated with the 4-0, thanks to a solo header inside the area against a terrible Toluca mark, which at the same time meant his first goal in Liga MX.
Oscar Murillo (8.5)
The ‘Muralla’ showed off his nickname and gave his goalkeeper peace of mind in the face of the few filtered balls that passed from the center of the field to his area.
Gustavo Cabral (8.5)
in dumbbell with Murillo, the center-back also pressed Toluca’s offense at all times, which suffered from shots on goal during the 90 minutes. In addition, he scored 2-0 thanks to an unorthodox shot on the edge of the small area against an aerial ball thrown by Victor Guzman that the local defense allowed to circulate freely.
Kevin Alvarez (8.5)
The Mexican national side completely dried up Jean Meneses and even caused the player to show signs of desperation in the face of the iron mark and few balls that circulated towards his area of the court.
Victor Guzman (9)
As an inside player from the left, the midfielder imposed conditions with the ball and collaborated with the flow of plays towards the rival frame. In addition, ‘Pocho’ provided two assists to lead to one of the biggest goals in the first leg finals in the MX League. He retired at 63′ for Israel Luna.
Luis Chavez (9)
As nominal containment, the Mexican played the first half hour to the limit and even committed a foul very close to the area that could change the course of the match, however, he took charge of his zone on the pitch and served as a leader in defense to withdraw to the team.
Erick Sanchez (8)
The Mexican trident in the center of the court rounded it off Sanchez as inside on the right and stood out for the precise passes and drag with the ball from the second third to the rival area, like the play of the first goal in which he assisted. Despite the above, his performance was marred by a penalty committed at 90 ‘+ 5, which Ustari ultimately saved Leo Fernández.
Romario Ibarra (9.5)
The Ecuadorian played 58 minutes and it was enough for him to become the man of the match, thanks to a brace in the first half that put Toluca on the ropes and on the verge of collapse. He retired for Aviles Hurtado.
Nicholas Ibanez (8)
The scorer of the MX League He did post work inside the area and shot wide repeatedly before appearing with the fifth goal of the night to Pachuca. He came out of change at 73 for Illian Hernández.
Paulino de la Fuente (6)
The Spanish striker was shown to be the weakest link in the attack of Pachuca, because little of his football was shown in the many options that the team generated against the rival frame. He left the field at 58 ‘for Javier López.
Aviles Hurtado (6)
The striker entered Romario Ibarra at 58′ and his performance was inferior to that of the Ecuadorian, with less presence inside the area and rhythm to face.
Javier Lopez (6.5)
The ‘Chofis’ saw action from 58′ by Pauline of the Source and showed an interesting partnership with Érick Sánchez, as both players understand each other on the pitch.
Israel Moon (6)
The midfielder showed that he is not a player for these instances, since his modification, along with the rest, only detracted from a starting eleven who dominated the duel at will.
Ilian Hernandez (6)
He entered the 73rd minute to give Nicolás Ibáñez rest.
-With information from Sergio Dominguez
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