Club America defeat Pachuca 3-0 in Clausura Tournament

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Mexico, Jan 20 (IANS) Club America, the defending champions of the Clausura Tournament, defeated Pachuca 3-0 at the Azteca Stadium.

Guido Rodriguez, Cristian Insaurralde and Henry Martin on Saturday scored a goal each to lead the match, reports Efe news.

Club America dominated the game since the start and in the 16th minute grabbed the lead with a goal from Rodriguez.

The home team had ball possession until the 24th minute when Franco Jara of Pachuca missed a goal and could not recreate another chance for the rest of the match.

With a pass from Insaurralde, Martin secured a 2-0 lead for the team in the 47th minute, and five minutes later Insaurralde scored another goal to give his team a 3-0 lead.

Club America has two wins in their appearance at tournaments while Pachuca has one win and two losses.

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A few hours earlier, Monterrey’s Maximiliano Meza had led his team to a 2-1 win over Queretaro.

Jesus Gallardo and Meza scored for Monterrey while Camilo Sanvezzo added a goal for Queretaro.

Morelia defeated Veracruz 2-0 on Friday, while Santos Laguna tied 1-1 against Lobos Buap.

–IANS

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