No one can stop the Águilas del América del Tano Ortiz who match a historical record by scoring another win at the Azteca Stadium

No one can stop the Águilas del América del Tano Ortiz who match a historical record by scoring another win at the Azteca Stadium


Henry Martín, scorer and protagonist of the great moment of the Águilas del América.

Henry Martín, scorer and protagonist of the great moment of the Águilas del América.

Photo: Eloisa Sanchez / Imago7

This September 7, América not only made it clear that it is serious about the Liga MX Opening Tournament 2022 trophy, but also equaled a streak dating back to the 1997 Summer Tournament: the most consecutive wins.

Those led by Fernando ‘Tano’ Ortiz thrashed Atlético San Luis with pleasure and at home, with goals from Jonathan ‘Cabecita’ Rodríguez (45), Diego Valdés (54) and Henry Martín (56). The Azteca Stadium has become a true fortress for the Eagles, who have not known defeat for more than 11 games.

The great work of the Argentine coach Tano Ortiz is highlighted by analysts, the media and mainly the great azulcrema fans, thirsty for titles and longing for the 14th to arrive so that the trophy is placed in the windows of Coapa, promise of the sports director Santiago Bathrooms before starting the Opening 2022.

ESPN qualifies Ortiz as the “unexpected coach” who now not only equaled the longest streak of consecutive wins that Jorge Solari imposed in 97′, but now could surpass him next Saturday when he faces the irregular Necaxa.

El Tano Ortiz dismisses the record and wants the title

In the midst of the euphoria that this run of good results can produce within the squad and in the closed environment of the team, Fernando Ortiz attended the post-match press conference against Atlético San Luis.

Always serious and focused, the Argentine strategist made it very clear that You have to keep working daily to achieve the goal.without anticipating any scenario.

“I’m not one of those coaches, I focus on the day to day. I am more concerned with other things to see. What they have achieved are the players, I have not achieved anything, I am here to train them. Today we played a very difficult game”Ferdinand Ortiz

Asked in the press room if he considers it a failure not to achieve the long-awaited title despite this present, Tano Ortiz was also quite forceful: “Let’s not look ahead, let’s watch today’s match (…) how good the players got out of today’s game, important and difficult. The rest ahead, there is time to think. Calm”.

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