Copa MX Round of 16: Chivas de Guadalajara vs Correcaminos

Chivas de Guadalajara earned a dramatic 6-5 penalty shootout win against Correcaminos after a 2-2 draw in regulation.

Chivas looked the better side for much of the first half, but they weren’t able to capitalize on their opportunities. Finally, just before halftime, Oswaldo Alanís’s header was redirected into the net by the unfortunate Mario Valdez, whose own-goal made it 1-0.

In the second half, “Chofis” López made it 2-0 in the 62nd minute to put Chivas in firm control of the game.

However, Correcaminos responded within five minutes and substitute Nicolás Saucedo reduced the deficit to 2-1 just moments after entering the game.

The visitors continued to press and they got their reward in the waning moments of the game. In stoppage time, Ever Guzmán tied it up 2-2 and sent the game to a penalty shootout.

The shootout lasted seven rounds before Chivas emerged victorious.

Alanís and Atilano exchanged makes before Fierro and Chávez both had their penalties saved; then Zaldívar, Acosta, Pérez, Rosas, Calderón, and Guzmán all scored to send the shootout to sudden death.

López and Saucedo scored; then Pulido put his in off the crossbar before Rincón had his saved to end the shootout.

With the 2-2 draw (6-5 shootout win), Chivas advances to the quarterfinals while Correcaminos are eliminated.

Highlights

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