Atlas FC and UNAM Cougars They starred in an entertaining match at the Jalisco Stadium, despite the fact that the score ended goalless, in one night the scoring opportunities were not lacking.
The red and black team ended up being surprised by the good proposal offered by Andres Lillini and his coaches, exciting in a commitment that began with great intensity on both sides and with their goalkeepers as top figures.
Although the attackers Julius Furchfrom Atlas and Juan Ignacio Dinennofrom Cougarswere shown in the field as the most unbalancing pieces, their performances ended up being accompanied by their teammates Julian Quinones and Rogerrespectively, who received praise and applause in their attempts to open the scoring.
With a great atmosphere in the stands, the people were not disappointed and continued to cheer despite the fact that the match remained goalless. On the other hand, Atlas had to move the bench at minute 31 of the match due to the player’s injury Diego Barbosadue to injury and being replaced by Joseph Abella.
For the second half, the intensity was maintained but Camilo Vargas and Alfredo Talavera They were protagonists again.
Dangerous opportunities had to wait until the 70th minute, where an attacking action led by Gaddi Aguirrewho headed straight to the post and the Pumas could breathe easy seeing that he did not enter to shout the goal.
Two minutes later came the reaction of the university students, but again the good performance of the goalkeeper Vargas, saved with two saves the shots of Dinenno and Rogério, taking the cries of relief from the fans in Jalisco.
Already for the last minutes of the game, Pumas had a great opportunity to give a tremendous blow to the Atlas team, after a long-distance shot by Meritao, who had a deflection on a defender but the good reaction of Camilo Vargas avoided the fall of his bow.
Atlas will have to face next Friday, February 25 on Matchday 7 the Xolos from Tijuanaon the other hand, Pumas from UNAM will play next Wednesday against Saprissa of Costa Rica, in the round of the Round of 16 of the Concachampions and in the MX League will face the Eagles of Americain another edition of the “Clásico Capitalino”.