Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
UNAM Pumas lifts its seventh crown
AP, May 23rd, 2011 1:47PM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

A 2-1 win in the second leg of the Mexican Clausura final gave UNAM Pumas a 3-2 aggregate victory of Morelia and earned UNAM its seventh Mexican championship. UNAM is now fifth on the list of most league titles, behind Guadalajara (11), Club America (10), Toluca (9) and Cruz Azul (8).

Former Chivas USA attacker Francisco Palencia, who also scored in the 1-1 first leg, opened the scoring on Sunday from the penalty spot in the 14th minute. Jaime Lozano equalized for Morelia with another penalty kick 11 minutes later.

The decider came from 21-year-old Mexican forward Javier Cortes, who in the 77th minute tricked his way past three defenders as he weaved his way through the Morelia penalty area, eluded a fourth defender, and stroked the ball past Morelia keeper Federico Vilar.

Read the original story...


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Section 2 Around the Net
Report: Real Beats Barca to Promising Youngster    
Real Madrid has beaten Barcelona to the signing of promising youngster Marco Asensio, in what Spanish ...
Guardiola Hopes Messi Stays at Barca     
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola said he hopes "with all my heart" that Lionel Messi ends ...
Man City, Bayern Fans Persist with UEFA Protest    
PA Sport reports that Manchester City and Bayern Munich will continue their "Respect ... Fans" protest ...
Report: Sony to End FIFA Partnership     
Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony will become the second official FIFA sponsor to decide not to ...
Arsenal Fails to Register Giroud for UCL     
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud will be forced to sit out the Gunners' crucial UEFA Champions League ...
Koeman: Saints Can Finish Top Four    
Southampton coach Ronald Koeman insists his team can remain in the Premier League's top four following ...
Mourinho Downplays Di Matteo's Chelsea Success     
Jose Mourinho refused to be drawn into a comparison with former Chelsea coach Roberto Di Matteo, ...
Report: Barca's Vermaelen May Need Surgery     
Goal.com reports that Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen could require surgery to cure the hamstring injury that ...
Messi's Top Ten Records    
Barcelona striker Lionel Messi, who became La Liga's all-time leading scorer (253 goals) following his hat ...
Rodgers Admits His Future Could be in Doubt     
Brendan Rodgers admitted that he could be fired after Liverpool slumped to a fourth successive defeat ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives