Bad fortune, bad football or bad organization. All added could result in another failure of the Cougars, who couldn't beat FC Juarez at University Olympic and they had to settle for a 1-1 draw and now their place in the Fiesta Grande depends on other teams.
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Carlos Gonzalez He gave life to the Pumas with his goal at minute 33. The Paraguayan took advantage of a re-center of Felipe Mora and sweeping opened the score. The scenery and atmosphere were unbeatable in University City.
Cougars with two men in the attack seized the game. Line by line were better and the Auriazul victory seemed the only possible outcome. So they went to break.
Already in the second half began the auriazul martyrdom. First Carlos Gonzalez he had to leave the field because of a shoulder injury; following action, Victor Malcorra missed the maximum penalty at 58 'when delivering the ball to goalkeeper Ivan Vazquez. But there is still more.
The unthinkable happened. The capitalists dominated and the second goal looked close, but no, FC Juarez tied it with a shot from Jose Esquivel at minute 64.
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The atmosphere in the University Olympic changed completely. Boos did not stop for captain Auriazul Victor Malcorra, Pumas did not arrive clearly and the Liguilla no longer looked so close.
A real drama that was lived in the final minutes of the meeting. FC Juarez closed the midfield and its defensive zone, the university students struggled to arrive clearly.
Already in time of compensation, two posts in the cabin of Ivan Vazquez and one more in that of Alfredo Saldivar. The tie seemed doomed to extend the drama until the last date.
Pumas had it all. Your future in the Opening 2019 It was up to them and they didn't know how to take advantage. Now, with few possibilities, they will go to Pachuca after the FIFA Date to play life. Win and wait for results, there is no more.