Brayan Angulo moved the rope twice at Raymond James Stadium, the temporary home of Toronto FC on Tuesday, and Cruz Azul won the CONCACAF Champions League four points The first leg of the one-final (3-1 final).
Pablo Aguilar then deflected the lead Orbelin Pineda fixture in the 58th minute, making the game out of reach for the Torontons.
The second game will be held in Mexico City on May 4.
In the first leg of another quarter-final, Kacper Przybylko scored two goals, and the Philadelphia Union defeated Atlanta United 3-0 in Georgia.
Therefore, since the start of the tournament, the Poles have scored four goals in three games. He could have ended today’s game with a hat trick, but when he handed the ball to Anthony Fontana in the 86th minute, he added an assist.
Andre Blake also had a say in this victory. He blocked 7 saves, some of which were very important in the first half. A man who won the MLS second goalkeeper championship of the year in 2020 allowed his team to win despite his 65.4% ownership rate from Atlanta.
Josef Martinez’s club will return to health in Pennsylvania on May 4. However, since the league scored three goals in the enemy’s territory, this task was not easy.