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Inappropriate action by the referee prevents a goal in Cruz Azul’s match against Toluca

Óscar Macías was the protagonist in Cruz Azul’s match against Toluca. (Photo Networks).

The Mexican media described the action as a great error by the whistler, who was just in front of Jonathan Rodríguez’s shot that defined when the goal was alone, but the ball hit Macías’s legs and went wide.

The Cruz Azul players complained to the central referee, who took the ball and decided to resolve the situation with a goal kick and thus give continuity to the game, although with the inconvenience of the Machine team.

On the play, seconds before Luis Romo had failed in front of the goal and his shot hit the crossbar and the rebound was for Rodríguez who hit him hard, but the ball hit the referee who accompanied the play.

Machine Victory

Cruz Azul’s ‘La Maquina’ beat the Toluca ‘Red Devils’ 3-2 on Saturday at the Azteca stadium in the continuation of the seventh day of the Guardíanes Clausura-2021 Mexican soccer tournament.

Cruz Azul took advantage of two goals in the first half. Uruguayan Jonathan Rodríguez scored 1-0 at minute 6 with a shot from the front line of the area.

Roberto Alvarado made it 2-0 with a left-footed shot inside the area at 27. Toluca approached 2-1 to 44 with a shot from Argentine Miguel Barbieri on the edge of the small area.

At 45 + 2, Argentine Alexis Canelo made it 2-2 with a penalty that he charged with power and to the center of the goal. Cruz Azul regained the lead at 63 with a frontal volley shot from Argentine Guillermo ‘Pol’ Fernández inside the area for 3-2.