Summary of the match Nashville SC vs America (3-3)

America with 10 men, it looked like he was losing in regulation with Nashville 3-2 in USA on the League Cupbut the boss of the MX League in the Opening 2022 gave the last word in 95′ with the 3-3 that gave the Mozumbito to take the match to penalties for its definition, where he would be the villain to drop the Eagles 4-2 from eleven paces.

This was the penalty shootout

Although Oscar Jimenez he saved in the match until 69′, Fernando Tapia he was the goalkeeper who had to defend the goal and was able to do it on Nashville’s first shot; nevertheless, Alvaro Fidalgo failedcharged poorly and could not take advantage of it.

Nashville scored on his second attempt, forcing Federico Viñas to score and he did, for 1-1; the locals continued to score, they made it 2-1 and when Mozumbito closed, he failed to fly the ball with power.

Already with the disadvantage, Tapia could not stop the next penalty and the score on penalties was 3-1, leaving all the responsibility to Miguel LayunWell, if he failed, that was the end of it, and despite all the pressure for a player who hadn’t had a great night, he was able to convert for 3-2.

However, Fernando Tapia couldn’t guess Nashville’s fifth shot, so the win went to the MLS side 4-2 on penalties.

Nashville was better in the first half

Due to the FIFA Date, both teams came out with an alternate team, the Eagles with Óscar Jiménez (P); Salvador Reyes, Jorge Gómez, Miguel Vázquez, Miguel Layún; Jonathan Dos Santos, Sebastián Martínez, Jürgen Damm, Brian Rodríguez; Roger Martinez and Federico Viñas.

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And immediately Jiménez dressed as a hero with his interventions, although at 6′ he could do nothing, as Josh Bauer rose in the América area to head powerfully into the back of the net; Jona Dos Santos touched the ball, but it was not enough to deflect it.

Thus, the local team was already winning and the second goal came quickly in the match, at 14′ of action, when Jacob Shaffelburg closed the pincer after a poisonous cross down the left side, where Miguel Layún had had many defensive problems.

It seemed that it was not Layún’s game, they made fun of him very easily; however, America got on the scoreboard; went to 38 ‘, Jona dos Santos put a pass to the right side of the area for Damm to volley the goal for the Eagles, a great goal with which they approached 2-1.

Then, before reaching the 39th minute, Aké Loba scored the third goal for the Americans, but it was offside and was disallowed.

Improved the second half for America

At 51 ‘, Layún would get the thorn for so many balls that he lost in defense, because in the attack with a powerful shot from outside the area he tied the game 2-2.

But the situation would be complicated for the Mexicans, because at 85′ Mauricio Reyes hurt his knee and could no longer be substituted, so América finished with 10 men and that was taken advantage of by the rival, who at 88′ Jack Maher pushed the ball in the small area after a rebound by Layún for the 3-2 that seemed definitive.

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The last word in compensation time was from Mozumbito, who at 96′, in the last play, made the tie 3-3; but history would leave him as a villain in the end, because he was the second player from America who missed a penalty and with that America could no longer recover in the defining goal.

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