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America defeats New England Revolution and places its foot in the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Champions Cup |  You want the CONCACAF Champions Cup

America defeats New England Revolution and places its foot in the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Champions Cup | You want the CONCACAF Champions Cup

America Defeated New England Revolution In the first leg of the quarter-finals CONCACAF Champions Cup He benefited from the series that will conclude at the Azteca Stadium next week.

Despite the freezing weather and rain in Foxborough, Massachusetts, America looked comfortable at Gillette Stadium and in just 10 minutes were able to turn Edwards' goal back with a powerful shot from Richard Sanchez that went over the crossbar.

The Eagles did not loan the ball to the New England Revolution for almost the entire first half and six minutes after Sanchez's attempt, America scored.

The Revolution initially lost the ball near the sideline at three-quarters of the field. Zendejas recovered and opened the ball to Fidalgo, who in turn raised his forehead to give the ball to Gavairo and the Dutchman ran into the goal. Henry Martin In the marked area of ​​the half turn and down near the post.

American dominance was quickly reflected back on the scoreboard eight minutes later with a quick attack. Henry Martin quickly found the ball to pass Alejandro Zendejas from the half-moon area and feinted at the first post, but shot a left-footed shot into the opposite corner to make it 0-2.

In stoppage time, America's right-back, Israel Reyes, came close to spoiling his team's work with a clearance attempt that led to a shot towards his own goal. Fortunately, Luis Malagón saved the ball in time and stopped the ball with his chest as the visitors went into the break with a two-goal lead.

America left in the second half with a forced substitution due to the injury of Israel Reyes, who gave his place to Kevin Alvarez and was seen walking with a bag of ice on his right knee after two blows he suffered in the first half.

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Malagón avoided being let down on at least three occasions towards the end of the game, but just when it looked like there would be no more goals, Diego Valdes and Brian Rodriguez were so close together in three-quarters of the opposition's pitch that Raito slotted home his goal. The second post to establish an unbeatable advantage for America ahead of the second leg next Tuesday, April 9, at the Estadio Azteca.