The Atlas took out the zero tie goals at home against him Toluca on Day 6 of the MX League, after the game this Saturday at the Jalisco Stadium, with the presence of the VAR included.
When the match was in compensation time, referee Marco Ortiz reviewed a play in the area that Julio Furch charged as a penalty, but goalkeeper Luis García showed off after being absent due to injury and guaranteed a scoreless draw for the Devils.
The Atlas showed more resources, with long-distance shots, centers and combinations from the center that could become shots at the rival goal, which was defended by the Toluca goalkeeper, who already had COVID-19.
Rubens Sambueza had the clearest for Toluca
Thanks to the fact that the rojinegros knew how to contain the Toluca offensive, the scoreboard in zero could be contained until the 83rd minute, when Rubens Sambueza shot across, but goalkeeper Camilo Vargas leaned back to save the shot and maintain the tie.
The key play was presented until minute 96, when a hand in the area caused the revision in the VAR, which opened the opportunity for a victory for the foxes, but Luis García stopped the penalty to rescue the tie for those led by Hernán Cristante .
Diego Cocca defends his Atlas
Although Atlas has gone 3 consecutive games without winning, its coach, Diego Martín Cocca, said that there are still negative things in his management, such as that rivals already respect Atlas at the Jalisco Stadium.
“Triumphs always help, they give you the chance to keep growing and keep working. We are very convinced of the forms and the forms are irreproachable ”, tosigned the Argentine coach at a press conference, quoted by Medio Tiempo.
Cocca highlighted the work of the young Toluca goalkeeper, who just came out of an injury and still got extra credits for stopping a penalty.
“Luis Garcia He is a boy I have known for a long time, he has been improving and he was hurt by not playing the previous game “, said the coach of the Atlas.