Goals and Highlighs: Cruz Azul 1-2 Atlas, 2020 Liga MX
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Game over, victory for Atlas.

Atlas obtains the first three points of the tournament after beating Cruz Azul 1-2.

Pablo Aguilar's header that goes over the crossbar.
Shot by Elias left in the hands of Camilo Vargas.
Jimenez is fouled. Direct free kick to Blue Cross.
86' GOAL
Jeraldino impacts from the center of the area after a center of Trejo and a walk of the ball by the area.
85' Cruz Azul's change
Enter: Misael Dominguez

Exit: Jonathan Rodriguez

83' Yellow card
Yellow card for Jeraldino after a foul on Jimenez.
Corner shot that ends up in the hands of Jesus Corona.
Corner shot for Atlas.
Enter: Christopher Trejo

Exit: Luciano Acosta

77' Atlas' change
Enter: Edson Rivera

Exit: Jeremy Marquez

Out of place for Jeraldino, who starts the play and then Jiménez scores his own goal.
Center rejected by the Atlas defense.
Free kick for Cruz Azul after a foul on Roberto Alvarado.
Jeraldino's shot after the corner kick and Govea's counter-attack, which Corona saves on both plays.
Corner shot for Atlas.
Center that Jeraldino can't connect in a good way. Side kick for Atlas.
Good play in Cruz Azul's defense after a run by Correa.
Rebound play that ends in a goal kick for Corona after the corner kick.
67' Atlas' change
Enter: Marcelo Correa

Exit: Jose Abella

Corner shot for Atlas.
Filtered pass to the center of the area for Jeraldino well defended by Cruz Azul.
63' Cruz Azul's change
Enter: Sergio González.

Exit: Alexis Gutiérrez.

Long-distance pass diverted to Cardona. Side kick for Cruz Azul.
Rejected and wasted corner shot for Atlas.
Corner shot for Atlas.
Foul on Jimenez in his own field.
Jonathan Rodriguez fires from the left side of the area which is rejected by Camilo.
Failed partnership between Abella and Isijara. Goal kick for Cruz Azul.
Approach of Atlas that doesn't pick up fruits. Goal kick for Corona.
Game change for Isijara very deviated. Band kick for the locals.
Elias Center and counter that is well worked by the Atlas defense.
Shot by Elias Hernandez and great save by Camilo Vargas to send in a corner shot.
45' Cruz Azul's change
Enter: Jaime Jimenez

Exit: Santiago Gimenez

The second half of the game starts.
The first half of the match is over. Tied at one goal.
43' GOAL
After several rebounds Marquez finds the ball on the edge of the area on the left side and hits to score the equalizer.
Gimenez returns in defensive cover to get a goal kick.
Abella's center and Isijara's finish that passes near the right post.
Torres' header passing through the side of Jesus Corona's arch.
A good move by Rodriguez that Gimenez could not manage to finish, after a center by the uruguayan.
Isijara tunnel, but a good sweep by Pablo Aguilar that ends in a goal kick after the ball bounces off Jesus.
Goal kick for Cruz Azul after a safe play on the left side by Atlas.
29' Red card
Expulsion for Orbelín Pineda after a midfield foul on Govea.
Side kick that reaches the area, but is well cleared by Cruz Azul's defense.
Marquez' hand in the opposite field. Indirect free kick for Cruz Azul.
Shot deflected from Isijara. Corner shot for Atlas
After hitting the post and a series of rebounds, Pablo Aguilar defines badly and sends the ball over the side. Following the free kick.
Free trhow for Cruz Azul.
Approach of Atlas without danger, good defensive mark of Cruz Azul.
Center of Abella cut by Jesus Corona.
Long ball deflected by the sky-blue back. Band shot for Atlas.
15' GOAL
Elias Hernandez fired a powerful shot from just outside the area on the right-hand side to beat Camilo Vargas.
Isijara's foul on Escobar at Cruz Azul's field.
Cruz Azul's domain. Game played on a red-and-black field.
Good coverage by Jose Abella to get a side kick in his favor.
Band kick for Orbelin Pineda going off course. Throw-in for Atlas.
Shot by Santiago Giménez very deflected over the goal.
Roberto Alvarado falls within the area. Goal kick for Atlas.
2' Offside
Goal annulled by Jonathan Rodriguez after an offside.
First corner for Cruz Azul.
Throw in for Cruz Azul at mid-court.
The match between Cruz Azul and Atlas starts. Follow all the details through VAVEL.
Both teams take the field.
It will be important to see how Atlas shows up with three of their starting line-ups and how deep they will go with Jeraldino and Luciano Acosta, two men with high expectations to revolutionise that part of the field.
Atlas' starting eleven
Atlas' first starting eleven in this tournament is announced.
Cruz Azul starting eleven
Cruz Azul's first starting eleven in the tournament is announced.


Today it will be important to see how Cruz Azul's attack with Santiago Giménez at the helm and the support generated by his teammates when they team up on the inside as well as when they expand the pitch.
Long lines!
Fans continue to line up for tickets in this first match of the tournament.
Cruz Azul power!
Both teams have 60 official matches with a balance of 31 wins for Cruz Azul, 17 draws and 12 victories for Atlas.
We're already in the Azteca Stadium!

Our colleague Johan Corona is already at the Azteca Stadium for this match.

Shut up in anger!
Atlas is motivated for this tournament after signing four good reinforcements and thus infects his fans.



To the ninth!
With this video Cruz Azul motivates its fans at the start of a new tournament.


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Atlas' reiforcements
Four players arrived at Atlas: German Conti, Jose Abella, Ignacio Jeraldino and Luciano Acosta.

On the other hand, three players were absent: Osvaldo Martinez, Facundo Barcelo and Andres Andrade.

Cruz Azul's new signinings
For this tournament Cruz Azul was reinforced with three players, Luis Romo, Sebastian Jurado and Pablo Cepellini.

Similarly, it no longer has four elements, Jose Madueña, Stephen Eustaquio, Javier Salas and Martin Cauteruccio.

Referee quartet
The central referee for Cruz Azul VS Atlas will be Fernando Rodriguez, his assistants Mario Lopez and Enerina Caudillo, fourth official Edgar Rangel.
They keep Cufre!
This will be the third tournament for Leandro Cufre, who is the full second in command of Atlas. A new opportunity for the Argentinean, who has shown some irregularities in the team's play.
New hope!
Cruz Azul, under the guidance of Robert Dante Siboldi, will seek to achieve a regular tournament with good results in the hope of winning the long-awaited title.
Emotions return!
This afternoon, soccer returns to the Estadio Azteca for Cruz Aazul against Atlas, after none of them were able to reach the playoffs in the previous tournament.
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