On the 9th date of Mexico – Liga MX – Clausura 2023, the Guerreros defeated the Strip 3-2. The goals of the match for the locals were scored by Harold Preciado (32′ 1T) and Juan Francisco Brunetta (46′ 1T, from a penalty and 6′ 2T). While the away goals were made by Omar Fernández (31′ 2T) and Guillermo Martínez (44′ 2T, from a penalty).
Juan Francisco Brunetta earned applause with his brilliant finish 6 minutes into the second half. With a cross from Harold Preciado, the midfielder defined with an accurate kick in the opposite goal, from the big area.
Puebla and Santos Laguna had scoring chances that ended up hitting the post and Gustavo Ferrareis and Javier Correa were unable to celebrate.
Harold Preciado had a great performance. The Santos Laguna attacker shone by scoring 1 goal and kicking 2 times.
Juan Francisco Brunetta also performed well. The Santos Laguna midfielder scored 2 goals and was encouraged to kick 4 times.
The midfielder Jair González of Santos Laguna threw a pipe and filtered the ball between the legs of the defender Lucas Jaques of Puebla at 4 minutes of the first stage.
It was a duel that was stopped, due to the high accumulation of infractions within the field. There were several admonished: Gastón Silva, Emanuel Gularte, Fernando Arce and Antony Silva. He was sent off for a direct red card, Eduardo Arce in the 96th minute of the second half.
Santos manager Eduardo Fentanes presented a 4-4-2 tactical arrangement with Carlos Acevedo in goal; Raúl López, Hugo Rodríguez, Matheus Doria and Omar Campos on the defensive line; Juan Francisco Brunetta, Lucas González, Aldo López and Jair González in the middle; and Harold Preciado and Javier Correa in attack.
For their part, Eduardo Arce’s team came out with a 5-3-2 tactical arrangement with Antony Silva under the three sticks; Gustavo Ferrareis, Emanuel Gularte, Diego De Buen, Gastón Silva and Lucas Jaques in defense; Federico Mancuello, Luis García Bañuelos and Ángel Robles in midfield; and Omar Fernández and Martín Barragán up front.
Brian González Veles was the referee chosen for the match at the Corona stadium.
On the next date, the Guerreros will visit Chivas and the Strip will play as a visitor against Pumas UNAM.
In this way, the local is in seventh place in the championship with 12 points, while the visit, with 7, is in sixteenth place.
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