Fernando “Tano” Ortiz after losing the top with a defeat against Chivas: “The defeat was good for us” – La Opinion

Fernando “Tano” Ortiz after losing the top with a defeat against Chivas: “The defeat was good for us” – La Opinion



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Chivas de Guadalajara, led by Argentine coach Fernando Gago, defeated this Saturday 0-2 to the Rayados de Monterrey and they were removed from the leadership of the Mexican Clausura, to the benefit of América, their bitterest rival.

An own goal from Héctor Moreno and a goal from Ricardo Marín gave the Chivas de Gago the victory in a duel in which they played the second half with one extra man and the last eight minutes, with two.

Fernando “Tano” Ortiz commented in statements after the game that he believes that the defeat suits Monterrey and it was a good time for it to happen.

“I’m going to say something that maybe you don’t expect, but I think the defeat was good for us. It was good for us because a good slap It implies certain things within this sport. I think it was a good time for this to happen to us,” commented Fernando Ortiz.

Monterrey leaves América ahead in Liga MX

The first half was a lot of action in the middle of the field; Argentine Germán Berterame crashed a ball into the crossbar and let the advantage go for the Rayados of Argentine coach Fernando Ortiz and Guadalajara also created danger on a couple of occasions.

Before going to half-time the home team lost Gerardo Arteaga by expulsion; Despite that, the team fought in the second half, but Brandon Vázquez lacked forcefulness.

In the 72nd minute Moreno scored the ball into his own goal and in the 82nd minute the Argentine Jorge Rodríguez received a red card for dangerous play, which left his team vulnerable, which in the 93rd minute received its second goal, from Marín with a left-footed shot. .

Monterrey continued with eight wins, four draws, one loss and 28 points, the same as America, new leader for best goal difference, after having beaten San Luis 2-1 this Friday with scores from Chilean Diego Valdés and Uruguayan Brian Rodríguez.

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