Chuletita gives Cruz Azul a 1-0 win over Altamira

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Javier Orozco celebrates after scoring the winning-goal.  Foto: Mexsport
Javier Orozco celebrates after scoring the winning-goal.
Foto: Mexsport

Cruz Azul found a penalty in the home streth to prevail on the road 1-0 against Estudiantes de Altamira, in the third game of the Copa MX.

Javier 'Chuletita' Orozco was commissioned to convert thepenalty at  the 68th minute and give the victory to his team, which thus came to seven points in Group Two, while the squad from Tamaulipas was left with five.

The most dangerous play of the first half was generated from the home side's defense and finished with a shot by Jose Ibarra that stretched goalkeeper to reject the shot which bounces to Ignacio del Moral, who hit with power, but to the keeper's hands.

To make matters worse, Cruz Azul suffered a serious loss when Julius Caesar 'Cata' Dominguez suffered an injury to his left knee in the 34th minute.

The second half continued the same trend, with a low performance by Cruz Azl, however, met with a penalty when Jose Roberto Meza fouled Raul Vidal. Orozco took the shot cleanly to give the team the lead.

The referee Marco Antonio Ortiz gave yyellow cards to Eleazar Vazquez and Jose Roberto Meza on the home tema, and Hector Gutierrez, Alan Vidal, Martin Galvan and Adrian Cortes, for the visitorts.




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