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Recap: León Escape With Nerve Wracking Win

León emerge victorious at Azteca Stadium by the minimal advantage and roar into the 3rd position overall.

León picked up three points at Estadio Azteca in dramatic fashion by a final score of 0-1. The second win of this three game road trip boosts León into third place in the standings with one match to go.

In minute 31, Víctor Dávila air mailed it to Omar Fernández who deflected a ball off of Cruz Azul defender José Ignacio Rivero which ended up in the back of the net. Andrés Mosquera was credited with the goal, as he was the closest player to the play and appeared to get his leg on it.

Rodolfo Cota had a busy night stopping multiple attempts by Cruz Azul throughout the match, but kept a clean sheet for the 8th time this season.

We defended well. we have a positive balance. our players left it all out there.

we have one more difficult match at home.

Ariel holan

With this victory, León now sit in third place overall tying Atlas with 26 points. The boys will have to win the last remaining match against Necaxa in order to secure a direct ticket to the quarterfinals.

León will face Necaxa on Saturday November 6th, 2021 at home in the season closer of the Apertura 2021 season.