Chivas Victorious: Fourth Time’s the Charm in Clausura 2024

Chivas Victorious: Fourth Time’s the Charm in Clausura 2024

The fourth time was the charm for Fernando Gago’s Chivas, who finally won the Clausura 2024 by beating Toluca 3-2 in an exciting match on the Akron Stadium field.

The Sacred Flock did not know victory, there were 2 draws and 1 loss, and the visit of the Red Devils did not seem comfortable at all, but they were given the result at home.

With Javier “Chicharito” Hernández supporting from a box, Chivas was not brilliant, but they managed to win and that was important.

These were the goals of Chivas vs. Toluca

The match seemed to have scoring actions and it did not disappoint, since the timer did not even reach 20 seconds and Chivas had already hit. Great play that Fernando Beltrán defined with a powerful shot that beat Tiago Volpi, after a great recovery by Víctor Guzmán. The Toluca footballers called for a foul on Claudio Baeza, a play that was reviewed in the VAR and was approved so that the Sacred Flock won 1-0.

Toluca did not despair and at 7′ they managed to tie through Marcel Ruiz, who took advantage of poor fielding by Mateo Chávez, and was left with the ball thanks to the play that Édgar López started, so the score was already 1-1.

Beltrán had faith again and in the 18th minute he unleashed a tremendous shot that was saved by Volpi, and a few seconds later, Gilberto Sepúlveda headed in a set piece that was once again kept by the Brazilian goalkeeper.

Cade Cowell had his first start, he looked participatory and extremely fast in the attack, and at 31′ he headed Víctor Guzmán, which Pocho finished off with the same part into the hands of Volpi.

AT 38′ Tiba Sepúlveda went for an aerial ball, there was no conversation with Chávez and they collided ugly, with the worst result being the center back who left the field due to concussion protocol.

It seemed like they were going into the break with a 1-1 tie, but no, because at 42′ Pavel Pérez controlled, carried the ball and scored inside the area with a good shot to give Chivas the lead back.

The emotions did not end there, because at 45′ Brian García defined by closing a center from Maximiliano Araújo and making it 2-2 before going to half-time.

Starting the complement, Juan Pablo Domínguez had the third for Toluca in a counterattack by the visitor, which Raúl Rangel ended up extinguishing with a slap; Same situation at 54′ when Jesús Orozco almost scored in his own goal when he tried to clear a García cross with his head.

Chivas continued to stalk and in the 68th minute Víctor Guzmán hit him from afar and very hard, but Volpi appeared to keep the ball.

Guadalajara found the winning goal in the 81st minute when Ricardo Marín received a ball from Armando “Hormiga” González; He hit him crosscourt to beat Volpi and make it 3-2.

The “Ant” still had the fourth in the 88th minute but hit it badly, which caused a heart attack, but the victory went to Chivas at home.

2024-01-31 05:28:20
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