Club América de México is a Mexican professional football club that plays in Liga MX. The team was founded on December 6, 1902, in Mexico City as Atlante Club. Deportivo Toluca Fútbol Club is a Mexican professional football club based in Toluca, State of Mexico. The club was founded on February 4, 1909, as Atlante Football Club.
Club América vs Deportivo Toluca F.C. – Pre-Match
The Club América vs. Deportivo Toluca match is scheduled for Saturday, September 16th at 8:00 PM ET at the Estadio Tecnológico in Monterrey, Mexico.
Club America is coming off a 2-1 victory over Monterrey in their Liga MX fixture on Sunday, while Toluca sits in fourth place with 22 points from 12 matches.
These two sides have met twice previously this season with Toluca winning 1-0 at home and America drawing 1-1 away.
Club América vs Deportivo Toluca F.C. – First Half
Club América and Deportivo Toluca faced off against each other in the Liga MX first half on Sunday. The match was played at the Estadio Azteca in front of a sold-out crowd.
The first half saw plenty of action and goals, with both teams looking to start off well. Club América started the stronger, scoring their first goal in the 12th minute through Adrián López. However, Deportivo Toluca would not be deterred and scored two goals in quick succession through Raúl Jiménez and Ángel Zaje. This gave them a lead heading into halftime, but Club América was not ready to give up yet.
In the second half, Club América began to come back into it. They scored three goals in a row through Javier Aquino, Hernán Pertuzano, and Luis Gabriel Rey. This gave them a four-goal lead going into the final minutes of play, which they would hold onto for victory.
Overall, this was an exciting match with plenty of action on both sides. Club América showed that they are still one of the strongest teams in Liga MX while Deportivo Toluca showed that they are still a force to be reckoned with.
Club América vs Deportivo Toluca F.C. – Second Half
The first half saw Club America dominance in possession and shots, with Toluca struggling to create chances. The match seemed to be heading towards a draw until late in the half when Jesus Gallardo scored an emphatic goal to give Toluca the lead. In the second half, Club America looked to get back into the game but could not find a way past Toluca’s defense. With just minutes remaining, Raul Jimenez found himself clean through on goal but was denied by a great save from Toluca goalkeeper Jose Otero who kept his side in the match.
Ultimately, Club América was unable to find a way past Toluca and ended up losing 1-0. This result leaves them in last place in Liga MX with only six points from their ten matches.
The Club América vs Deportivo Toluca F.C. rivalry is one of the most heated in CONCACAF and it has been going on for over 100 years. The first matchup between these teams was on September 25, 1916, and it ended in a 2-2 draw. Since then, there have been many great moments in this rivalry, including some epic matches. In this article, we will take a look at the Club América vs Deportivo Toluca F.C. timeline and highlight some of the best matches between these two clubs.
1916: The Club América vs Deportivo Toluca F.C. rivalry began with a 2-2 draw on September 25th.
1946: The first truly epic match in this rivalry was played on October 24th when Club América won 3-2 thanks to goals from José Cardozo, Luis Ardiles, and Agustín Pelletier.
1969: Another classic match happened on November 1st when Club América beat Deportivo Toluca 3-1 thanks to goals from Jorge Campos, Antonio Fernández, and Salvador Cabañas (the only goal ever scored by Cabañas at home).
1981: On December 13th, Club América beat Deportivo Toluca 1-0 thanks to a goal from Fernando Hierro (Hierro would later become the manager of both clubs).
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