Hispanic Roger Martínez was the protagonist in the ninth consecutive victory of the leader America in the Liga MX [Video]
The Colombian Roger Martínez scored a goal this Saturday to give América a 1-2 win at Necaxa’s home, the ninth straight victory for the Azulcremasleaders of the Apertura of Mexican soccer.
Jonathan Dos Santos and Roger Martínez, who returned after more than two months absent due to injury, scored for the Águilas of Argentine coach Fernando Ortiz, while the Uruguayan Facundo Batista scored for Necaxa.
América had possession of the ball in the first half, 59-41, but the Necaxa was the one who took advantage, in minute 8 with a goal from the Uruguayan Facundo Batistathe country of Fernando Madrigal.
The controversial play of the duel occurred shortly after, when Dos Santos dropped Batista and, according to the video, he could have been sent off.
He stayed on the field and in minute 58 he equalized by accepting a service from the Spanish Álvaro Fidalgo and scoring with a forehandafter a half turn in the area.
Fidalgo was the great catalyst of the Azulcremas offensive; since he entered the game in the second half, he changed the attack of Ortiz’s team, which in 74 he decided the victory, when Roger Martínez scored with a header in a service from the Uruguayan Brian Rodríguez.
Necaxa finished better, but could not make a couple of good dangerous plays, with which América returned to the lead with 10 wins, nine in a row, one draw, three losses and 31 points.the same as Monterrey, which is surpassed by better goal difference.
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