Chivas de Guadalajara vs Cruz Azul – Jornada 2 Recap and Highlights

Cruz Azul game from behind to earn a 1-3 away win against Chivas de Guadalajara. The result keeps La Máquina unbeaten this season while El Rebaño remain winless.

Chivas controlled the majority of possession in the first half, although Cruz Azul had a few dangerous chances through Martín Rodríguez and Felipe Mora. Nevertheless, it was the hosts who opened the scoring.

In the 34th minute, Rodolfo Pizarro took the ball down to the end line before sending a cross into the box, which Carlos Cisneros headed past Jesús Corona to make it 1-0 for Chivas.

Cruz Azul responded in the second half, however. Shortly after the restart, they earned a penalty kick after Carlos Fierro was fouled in the box. Fierro himself took the spot kick and he converted it to make it 1-1 in the 49th minute.

Chivas still had more possession after the equalizer, but they were unable to do much to trouble Corona. Then, late in the half, Cruz Azul completed the comeback.

In the 77th minute, Rafael Baca gave La Máquina the lead with his golazo from outside the box to make it 1-2. Then, in stoppage time, Felipe Mora added an insurance goal when he finished off a counterattack started by Fierro to make the final score 1-3.

With the 1-3 win, Cruz Azul reaches four points while Chivas still has one.

Highlights

Lineups

Chivas: Rodolfo Cota, Carlos Salcido, Jair Pereira, Hedgardo Marín, Edwin Hernández, Jesús Sánchez (José Macías 71′), Orbelín Pineda (Isaác Brizuela 64′), Javier López, Rodolfo Pizarro, Alan Pulido, Carlos Cisneros.

Cruz Azul: José de Jesús Corona, Enzo Roco, Julio César Domínguez, Julián Velázquez, Adrián Aldrete, Francisco Silva (Javier Salas 26′), Walter Montoya (Carlos Peña 64′), Martín Rodríguez (Víctor Zúñiga 72′), Rafael Baca, Felipe Mora, Carlos Fierro.

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