GUADALAJARA. Atlas finds the way to recover against América with a goal on the J. Rodríguez 31′ and a goal on the H. Martín 40′.
The match was played at the Estadio Jalisco stadium in Guadalajara on Saturday and it started at 9:05 pm local time. The referee was Luis Enrique Santander Aguirre with the collaboration of Marco Antonio Bisguerra Mendiola and Leonardo Javier Castillo Rodríguez. The 4th official was Víctor Alfonso Cáceres Hernández. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 18.3 degrees Celsius or 64.98 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 51%.
No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Atlas was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. América that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.
Attitude and shots
América was putting more pressure with 65 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 6 were on target. However, that was not enough América to win the match.
Atlas shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, América shot 19 times, 6 on target, 13 off target.
Atlas received 3 yellow cards (Ozziel Herrera, Jeremy Márquez and José Abella). Regarding the opposition, América didn’t receive any yellow card.
After playing this match, Atlas will have 8 points like Necaxa to climb in the 15th place. On the other side, América will have 17 points to sit in the 5th place.
In the next match in the Liga MX, Atlas will play away against Atlético San Luis on the 29th of April with a 3-2 head to head stats in favor of Atlas (2 draws).
América will play away agasint Juárez on the 29th of April with a 4-1 head to head record in favor of América (2 draws).
Atlas – Formation
Atlas adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Benjamin Mora decided to play with the following team: Camilo Vargas, José Abella , Anderson Santamaría , Hugo Nervo , Jesús Gómez , Jonathan Herrera , Aldo Rocha , Jaziel Martínez , Brian Lozano , Julio Furch and Julián Quiñones .
The home team had on the bench: José Hernández, Gaddi Aguirre, Diego Barbosa, Luis Reyes, Anibal Chalá, Edgar Zaldívar, Jeremy Márquez , Jorge Rodríguez, Jesús Ocejo and Christopher Trejo .
Atlas could not rely on the presence of Jeremy Márquez (injured).
Atlas made 5 changes: Jaziel Martínez for Ángel Márquez (58′), Ozziel Herrera for Christopher Trejo (73′), Alejandro Gómez for Anibal Chalá (73′), Julio Furch for Gaddi Aguirre (82′) and Brian Lozano for Diego Barbosa (82′).
Best player: Brian Lozano
The player that probably impressed the most for Atlas was Brian Lozano.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 23 passes (60% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8. He performed 6 crosses.
América – Formation
Also América adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Fernando Ortiz played with: Óscar Jiménez, Miguel Layún , Israel Reyes , Néstor Araujo , Salvador Reyes , Leonardo Suárez , Richard Sánchez , Álvaro Fidalgo , Jonathan Rodríguez , Henry Martín and Diego Valdés .
They had on the bench: Luis Malagón, Luis Fuentes, Sebastián Cáceres, Emilio Lara, Pedro Aquino , Jonathan Dos Santos, Jürgen Damm, Brian Rodríguez, Roger Martínez and Federico Viñas .
América made 4 changes: Diego Valdés for Federico Viñas (73′), Álvaro Fidalgo for Pedro Aquino (77′), Leo Suárez for Emilio Lara (77′) and Jonathan Rodríguez for L. Fuentes Vargas (90′).
Best player: Richard Sánchez
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for América was Richard Sánchez.
His rating iswith 64 passes (85% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 6. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Liga MX.
- Toluca – Atlético San Luis – 2-0
- Atlas – América – 2-2
- Tigres UANL – Guadalajara – 1-2