America suffered, but in the end would come from behind to claim his first victory of the Apertura 2012 MX season after defeating Chiapas 4-2 a great game.
The game-winning goals were the work of the Ecuadorean
Christian Benitez, 43 and 89 minutes,
Juan Carlos Medina (49) and
Antonio Lopez (79). On Jaguars the Colombian
Luis Gabriel Rey (32), and
Leonardo Bedolla (51) scored.
With this result, America has four points, while Chiapas, suffered its second defeat, to stay at zero.
Choach Miguel Herrera said no one could expect that America dominate Chiapas, as these results were accidents, more than correct words, since America suffered greatly, as Chiapas came out focused.
The team led by Jose Guadalupe Cruz knew well that they could not afford a performance like they had on their debut, therefore, its improvement was evident not only in its defense, but in the attack, to the extent they were the first to generate risk.
Chiapas was able to reflect on the scoreboard the best football that at times they had shown in a great action as Gerardo Espinoza served a ball that Aldrete did not cut, which let Rey to define in one touch and beat
Hugo Gonzalez, in the minute 32nd. minute.
Eight minutes later, the southerners were able to increase their lead in another great filtered pass left for Jesus Castillo, who crossed his shot to the opposite post.
Just three minutes later when it seemed America would be blown out, the Argentine Miguel Angel Martinez deflected a shot by Ecuadorean Cristian Benitez, which went in near the right post and put the 1-1, at minute 43.
America turned it almost immediately at the start of the second part, a good move initiated by Jose Maria Cardenas which sent a ball to the far post, where Juan Carlos Medina, with great individual technique, lit a cross volley that beat Villasenor, at the 49th minute.
This advantage, however, was fleeting for the locals, who saw two minutes later, Gonzalez could not control a wet ball, the product of a real tornado that was felt in the second period, which took Leonardo Bedolla to debut in First Division with a goal and an equalizer in the 51st minute.
Herrera knew that a draw in his presentation at home was unacceptable, thus he decided to remove a man midfield, as Jesus Molina, to allow the entry of Antonio Lopez, who was responsible for tipping the balance in favor of his squad.
At the 79th minute, the factors young player with a superb shot beyond the reach of the keeper to make it 4-2.
Benitez was in charge of putting the "cherry on the cake" to a minute of the final whistle, in an action in which the Argentine
Daniel Montenegro, right, sent a center to the far post, where the Ecuadorian only had to connect with a header.
America. - Hugo Gonzalez, Paul Aguilar, Erik Pimentel, Aquivaldo Mosquera, Adrian Aldrete, Jose Maria Cardenas, Juan Carlos Medina, Jesus Molina (Antonio Lopez, 71), Rubens Sambueza (Efrain Juarez, 83), Daniel Montenegro and Christian Benitez. DT Miguel Herrera.
Chiapas. - Fabian Villasenor, George Corral, Miguel Martinez, Leonardo Bedolla, Gerardo Espinoza, Jesus Castillo, Luis Esqueda (Alan Zamora, 73), Luis Noriega (Christian Trombetta, 67), Jorge Rodriguez, Luis Gabriel Rey and Franco Arizala (Elgabry Rangel, 46). DT Jose Guadalupe Cruz.