Pachuca, Club America face off in must win encounter


MIAMI – CF Pachuca hosts Membership America within the second leg of their 2024 Concacaf Champions Cup semifinal collection on Tuesday at Estadio Hidalgo in Hidalgo, Pachuca, Mexico.

The 2 Liga MX sides traded targets within the first leg on the Estadio Azteca. Alejandro Zendejas struck first within the 12’ earlier than Andres Micolta equalized within the 40’, leaving all the pieces to play for within the second encounter.

Micolta was additionally influential in his main function as a central defender. The Ecuadorian offered two ball recoveries and key blocks to protect the tie because the Tuzos return to its residence subject.

Different gamers to observe for Pachuca are striker Salomon Rondon, who leads the Golden Boot race with seven targets. Oussama Idrissi leads the crew with 5 CCC assists, together with the help to Micolta’s header off a free kick within the first leg.


Recreation Notes, Stats CF Pachuca vs America


Alejandro Zendejas’ purpose introduced his tally to 5 to tie Martin Zuñiga amongst Mexican scorers in membership historical past. Zendejas leads the crew in CCC however the Pachuca protection must be aware of America’s offensive riches in Henry Martin, Julian Quiñones, Brian Rodriguez and Diego Valdes, all who’ve scored a minimum of twice within the present marketing campaign.

Membership America is the crew with probably the most targets scored within the 2024 version with 18, and is one purpose away from equaling their finest mark of 19 throughout their title-winning 2015-16 season. Las Águilas haven’t misplaced a Concacaf semifinal in opposition to a Mexican rival since 2003.

Pachuca has not misplaced a Concacaf match at residence since 2001 and has superior eight of 9 instances when drawing away within the first leg. The membership additionally holds an undefeated streak of 10 CCC matches (W5, D5), the perfect energetic streak following Monterrey’s defeat at Columbus.

The draw within the first leg means there have to be a winner to resolve a finalist. A tie in regulation would set off additional time. If the groups are nonetheless deadlocked, then a penalty shootout will resolve who advances to the June 2 ultimate.

CF Pachuca (MEX) vs Membership America (MEX) 

REF:       DREW FISCHER (Canada)  

AR1:       MICHEAL BARWEGEN (Canada) 

AR2:       LYES ARFA (Canada) 

4TH:       PIERRE-LUC LAUZIÈRE (Canada) 





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