Pumas lost 3-1 against nine-man Club America on Sunday, but managed to hold on to advance to the Liga MX Apertura finals thanks to a 4-3 aggregate score over the two legs of the semifinal.
Darwin Quintero netted twice for Las Aguilas in the first half of the Mexico City derby, with Javier Cortes pulling one back for Pumas in the 84th minute, before Andres Aldrete scored in the 87th to take America to within one goal of advancing.
America couldn't overcome the 3-0 deficit from the first leg last...
Pumas took advantage of Club America's ill discipline to win 3-0 in Thursday's Liga MX Apertura semifinal first leg.
Ismael Sosa, Gerardo Alcoba and Eduardo Herrera scored second-half goals in the Mexico City derby inside Estadio Azteca, with America ending the game with only nine players.
With Pumas finishing ahead of America in the regular season, Las Aguilas will have to score at least four goals in Sunday's second leg to have any chance of reaching the final.
America had dominated the first...