Copa MX Round of Sixteen: Jaguares de Chiapas vs Atlante

copa corona mxJaguares de Chiapas saw off 10-man Atlante 2-1 to book their spot in the Copa MX quarterfinals.

The hosts had the better of play from the beginning, controlling possession and creating dangerous chances. In the 18th minute, their persistent attacking won them a penalty kick, which Felipe Rodríguez converted to make it 1-0.

Just a minute later, Rodríguez made it 2-0 for Jaguares after he drove into the area and sent his left-footed shot into the back of the net.

Atlante’s night got even worse in the 30th minute, when Francisco Estrada was given a straight red card, leaving the Potros to attempt a comeback with just 10 men.

They did make things interesting with a late goal from Carlos Cauich, who finished off the rebound from a Paul Uscanga shot in the 84th minute to make it 2-1. However, they were unable to find an equalizer and Chiapas hung on for the win.

With the 2-1 win, Jaguares advance to the quarterfinals while Atlante is eliminated.



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