12 Apr Membership America wins Copa MX ultimate over Juarez
A penalty from Emanual Aguilera lifted Las Agilas to their sixth cup victory all time, greater than every other Mexican team
One was sufficient.
Membership America scored simply as soon as, a penalty from Emanuel Aguilera, within the ultimate however saved host FC Juarez from discovering the again of the web in a 1-Zero win that offers America the Copa MX crown.
Second-division facet Juarez mounted a powerful effort, incomes a slight edge in possession and placing extra photographs on objective than America. There even was a free kick from goalkeeper Ivan Vazquez that almost discovered the mark just for Aguilera to leap up from his place on the road and make a headed save.
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From there, Miguel Herrera’s squad was capable of keep away from vital hazard and add the sixth Copa MX to the trophy case.
It is the primary cup title for Las Aguilas for the reason that match was rebooted in 2012 with the final Copa MX crown coming again in 1973–74. America, already the record-holder for many league titles with 13, now stands alone as essentially the most frequent winner of the cup as properly, transferring previous Leon and Puebla which each have 5.
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What it means past lifting the trophy is not precisely clear. Sometimes, the winner of the Copa MX Clausura performs the winner of the Copa MX Apertura within the Supercopa in the summertime. Nonetheless, since America received the Liga MX Apertura, it should play the Campeon de Campeones. In 2017, Chivas had been in the identical state of affairs and America took the spot within the Supercopa due to essentially the most factors accrued over each editions of the Copa MX.
It could possibly be a task reversal, with Chivas standing in line to fill the spot due to its sturdy efficiency in each the Apertura and Clausura. Nonetheless, the Guadalajara facet already is dedicated to taking part in Roma within the Worldwide Champions Cup on July 16, which might power the team to say no the invitation.
America returns to motion this weekend by internet hosting Cruz Azul on the Estadio Azteca in a rematch of the Apertura title match. Juarez, which is sitting second from backside within the Ascenso, has a fast turnaround to play the Cafetaleros de Tapachula.