Cruz Azul triumphed 2-1 over Chivas de Guadalajara on Saturday on the Estadio Azteca, as objectives from Michael Estrada and Uriel Antuna propelled the Mexico Metropolis facet to a few factors.
Antuna opened up the scoring towards his former group, discovering a go from Carlos Rotondi earlier than rocketing the right-footed shot into the underside left nook within the final play of the primary half. The participant led the celebrations right into a nook, taking off his jersey to kiss the badge as followers exploded right into a frenzy.
The Mexican nationwide group participant joined Cruz Azul in 2021 from Chivas de Guadalajara, forming a part of a commerce that noticed him be a part of the Mexico Metropolis facet in alternate for Roberto ‘Piojo’ Alvarado.
Antuna confirmed he continues to have respect for his former facet however feels nearer to the colours of Cruz Azul now after nearly two seasons.
“I am blissful for the win, we knew it was going to be a tough sport as a result of we have been risking every little thing, receiving each groups at dwelling, however ultimately we took the 2 factors. In the long run I’ve numerous respect for [Chivas] as a result of it is my former group, however at present I owe it to Cruz Azul and I am from Cruz Azul, I really like the establishment an increasing number of and I really feel the colours an increasing number of,” he mentioned to TUDN after the match.
The Mexico Metropolis group has now clinched a spot within the playoffs as they sit in seventh on the Liga MX desk. Now, Antuna insists the group is focusing on the trophy.
“To grow to be champion, there is no such thing as a different selection. it was the thought when the coach arrived, we’re going to give every little thing, as I mentioned earlier than to whoever we get and nevertheless we get it. It’s important to do properly in your membership to even be properly within the Nationwide Group and depart the final phrase to the coach.”
Playoffs kick off subsequent week, as groups from fifth to twelfth place on the desk compete for a spot within the finals. The highest 4 golf equipment will advance instantly into the quarterfinals.