Chicharito reappeared and Chivas qualified directly for the league by beating Atlas 1-0 – La Opinión

Chicharito reappeared and Chivas qualified directly for the league by beating Atlas 1-0 – La Opinión

Will it be the serene or mere coincidence, but in the reappearance of Javier “Chicharito” Hernández with Chivas del Guadalajara coincided with the fifth victory of the “Sacred Flock” by beating Atlas 0-1 and thus directly qualifying for the league for the title of the Clausura 2024 tournament by reaching one of the six available tickets to avoid the famous Play In, which must be played from seventh to tenth place to find the two remaining teams to make up the finals phase of the Mexican championship.

Chicharito had missed Chivas’ last two games due to muscle problemsbut that was not an impediment for the team led by Argentine Fernando Gago to add four victories in a row and now against the red and black they reaffirmed with the 0-1 victory thanks to the great goal from Roberto “Piojo” Alvarado.

Along with the fifth victory of the Guadalajara team, events fell into place for the rojiblancos by taking advantage of Pachuca’s 1-1 draw with Mazatlán, to reach 31 points and thus place itself in fifth place in the general table, with which no one will be able to directly take away a ticket for the final party.

The only serious thing for Chivas that can happen this Sunday is to drop to sixth place If Monterrey defeats Necaxa in the duel with which they will close the regular competition, but if the Rayados tie or lose, Chivas will automatically start the league in fifth place

The actions

Accustomed to leaving everything on the field in this rivalry between Zorros and Chivas, the red and black team came out with everything in search of ruining Fernando Gago’s team’s streak, with a very dangerous arrival in the minute of play when Jeremy Márquez finished and It forced goalkeeper Raúl “Tala” Rangel to work hard to save his goal.

Chivas responded immediately with a shot from Pavel Pérez that almost became an own goal, thus generating a round-trip match, with dangerous arrivals from John Murillo for the athletes and on the other side with Ricardo Marin and Roberto Alvarado.

Even Chivas scored a goal in the 45th minute, but it was annulled due to offside by Erick Gutiérrez, which made the second half played with everything, causing both goalkeeper Camilo Vargas for Atlas and “Tala” Rangel for Chivas, to leave. They became the bastions of 0-0 in most of the match.

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Javier Hernández reappeared with the Chivas and his presence promoted the victory of the Guadalajara team over Atlas. Photo: Sandra Bautista/Imago7.

Then came the entry of Javier Hernández and with that it seemed that Chivas got its second wind so that in the 74th minute Roberto Alvarado took a tremendous shot that went into the athlete’s goal at an angle, defeating the anguishing attempt by the Colombian goalkeeper Vargas, without being able to reach the goal. ball to prevent scoring.

Atlas went with everything in search of a tie, but Chivas held on with everything to preserve the victory and thus add fifteen points in a row that placed them in fifth place in the table with 31 points.

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