GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Chivas defeated Club America 1-0 on Saturday in the Liga MX Clasico Nacional, with a first-half penalty from Angel Zaldivar handing the points to the Guadalajara side.
Here are three takes from an eventful evening at Estadio Chivas:
1. Chivas get job done as favorites
Chivas have come out of a critical seven days with wins against Guadalajara rival Atlas and Clasico Nacional opponent Club America. The six points will provide a massive boost of confidence for the squad, and...
The 227th edition of Mexico's Clasico Nacional ended in Chivas' favour as they defeated Club America 1-0 on Saturday night.
Angel Zaldivar netted the only goal of the match as Chivas got their first Clasico Nacional win at home since 2011. Visitors America finished the game with zero shots on goal.
After controlling the possession of the ball for much of the first half, Chivas found a way to take the lead via the penalty spot.
Zaldivar, who has yet to miss a penalty kick in Liga MX, coolly slotted...