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Summary of the Pumas vs América match (2-1). GOALS

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Pumas Defeat América 2-1 in Clásico Capitalino

In a thrilling Clásico Capitalino match, Pumas emerged victorious over América with a 2-1 win at CU, marking their first victory over the Coapa-based team since the Clausura 2019.

The game kicked off with high emotions as Henry Martín scored his 100th goal for América from a penalty kick in the 20th minute, giving them an early lead. However, Pumas quickly responded with a spectacular goal from Ulises Rivas in the 39th minute, equalizing the score and exciting the fans at the Olympic University Stadium.

The turning point came in the 60th minute when Leo Suárez, a former América player, scored a brilliant goal to put Pumas ahead 2-1. His celebration, which included a pointed gesture towards the América bench, added to the intensity of the match.

Despite a controversial moment involving Piero Quispe’s tackle on Igor Lichnovsky, Pumas held on to secure the victory and move to ninth place in the Clausura 2024 standings with 26 points, three points above Querétaro and Club León.

The victory was a dream come true for Pumas and their fans, as they finally defeated their rivals América on home soil after a long wait. The team’s performance in the Clásico Capitalino will be remembered as a memorable moment in the history of the rivalry between these two iconic clubs.

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