Pachuca Defeats Santos 2-0 in Clausura 2024 Jornada 16 Match

Pachuca defeats Santos 2-0, solidifying their spot in the Liguilla playoffs and gaining momentum for the Concacaf Champions Cup semifinals against América.

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Pachuca Defeats Santos 2-0 in Clausura 2024 Jornada 16 Match

Pachuca Defeats Santos 2-0 in Clausura 2024 Jornada 16 Match

Pachuca secured a 2-0 victory over Santos Laguna in their Clausura 2024 Jornada 16 match at Estadio TSM Corona on April 20, 2024. The win places Pachuca in the top six teams that will directly qualify for the Liguilla playoffs, while Santos, already eliminated from the tournament, sits in 13th place in the table.

Pachuca dominated the game despite a low level of play in the first half, which ended in a 0-0 draw. The Tuzos found the back of the net twice in the second half, with goals from Nelson Deossa in the 70th minute and Jesús González in the 90th minute. Oussama Idrissi and Nelson Deossa received yellow cards during the match.

Pachuca made several substitutions, bringing on Oussama Idrissi, Salomón Rondón, and Nelson Deossa, while Santos made changes by bringing on Emmanuel Echeverría and Luis Vega. The victory was critical for Pachuca, who have their attention divided with the Concacaf Champions Cup semifinals, where they will face América.

Why this matters: The result solidifies Pachuca's position in the Liguilla playoffs and keeps them in contention for the Clausura 2024 title. The win also provides momentum for Pachuca as they prepare for their upcoming Concacaf Champions Cup semifinal match against América.

With the victory, Pachuca now has 28 points and sits in 6th place in the Clausura 2024 standings. Santos, with only 15 points, will look to close out their participation in the tournament in a dignified manner when they host Atlético de San Luis in the final matchday. Meanwhile, Pachuca will host Mazatlán as they aim to maintain their spot in the top six and carry their winning form into the playoffs and Concacaf Champions Cup.

Key Takeaways

  • Pachuca defeated Santos 2-0 in Clausura 2024 Jornada 16 match.
  • Pachuca's win places them in the top 6 teams for Liguilla playoffs.
  • Goals scored by Nelson Deossa and Jesús González in the 2nd half.
  • Pachuca's focus is divided between Liga MX and Concacaf Champions Cup.
  • Pachuca now has 28 points, while Santos sits in 13th place with 15 points.