FC Juárez beat the last two champions, Cruz Azul and León, and the tournament’s most valuable team, Rayados, with a modest squad
The Braves of ‘Tuca’ Ferretti they reached their fourth victory of the Opening 2021 by defeating Rayados, the most valuable team in the MX League.
The team of Ricardo Ferretti is he ‘giant slayer’ of the tournament: he beat the most valuable club (Monterrey) and beat the last two Mexican soccer champions (Cruz Azul and León).
The project that brought the Brazilian coach to the border began with doubts: five defeats in the first seven games, but the first victory of FC Juárez in the tournament he came before the current champion of the MX League, Cruz Azul, whom they beat 2-1, after losing with a goal from Lucas Passerini.
Bravos does not have its top scorer in the First Division, Darío Lezcano due to injury; he had to bring Diego Rolán back as an offensive reference and elements such as Marco Fabián were not considered for the 2021 Apertura.
The Tuca Ferretti they have the most heated team in the tournament, with four wins in the last five games. León was his second victim. The current Leagues Cup champion fell at home with a goal from Jefferson Intriago.
Then came the game against Atlético de San Luis, the third consecutive victory and, when the franchise was about to equal the number of those Indians of Ciudad Juárez of Héctor Hugo Eugui, the Braves fell to Mazatlán on matchday 11.
Rayados’ squad is worth $ 58.6 million more than FC Juárez, more than double the current price of the modest border team.
But on the court, the team of Tuca Ferretti he scored three goals for the Vasco Aguirre team for the first time.
“I congratulate the rival and we have to look forward, there is nothing more to do. Ricardo stopped him very well and there is nothing more to congratulate the rival,” accepted Javier Aguirre, Monterrey coach after falling to FC Juárez, the team ‘kills giants’ of the Apertura 2021.