Leon barely draws in friendly against Chicago Fire

Editorial Office.- León equalized one goal in the friendly match played against Chicago Fire at SeatGeek Stadium, however, in the penalty shootout, La Fiera was left on duty and lost 3-1.

Although La Fiera put on a good face in the first half, with greater control of the ball, for the complementary part it gave control of the match and, incidentally, allowed the Major League Soccer (MLS) team to equalise.

The first half, León started it with Alfonso Blanco in goal; Roberto Cervantes, Julien Célestine, William Tesillo and Osvaldo Rodríguez in the rear; Iván Rodríguez, Javier Ibarra and Luis Montes in midfield; Elías Hernández and Federico Martínez on the wings, as well as Alfonso Alvarado as an attacking reference, for the first time with this responsibility with the Fiera.

In fact, it was ‘Banana’ Alvarado who put the Greens ahead in the 40th minute, with a cross shot to beat the American goalkeeper.

But for the second half, Chicago Fire found the equalizer in the first minutes by Javier Casas.

During the second half men like Lucas Di Yorio, Jorge Díaz Price, Óscar Villa and the youthful Alejandro Salazar, Sebastián Santos and Juan Pablo Rangel were active.

In the penalty shootout, La Fiera missed three of his four charges and thus lost the match.