Clausura 2017 Round 5 Results: America 2, Morelia 0

America is quickly putting their surprise 0-2 start tot he tournament behind them, as they won their second straight yesterday 2-0 at Morelia. Both goals came late in the second half-Ceceilio Dominguez in the 68th minute & Edson Alvarez in the 81st minute. America has a short week ahead as they will play their round 1 matchup vs. Jaguares Tuesday, while Morelia is continuing to play themselves dangerously closer to demotion with just one win so far this tournament. It may also be affecting their on-field discipline, as they racked up 5 Amarillas in the game, which is a lot.

Game Stats:
Goals-Ceceliio Dominguez (America, 68′, 2nd of tournament), Edson Alvarez (America, 81′, 1st of tournament)
Shots on Goal-America 2, Morelia 1
Corner kicks-America 2, Morelia 1
Amarillas-Morelia 5 (Aldo Rocha, 24′, Juan Rodriguez, 33′, Carlos Morales, 51′, Gabriel Achillier, 66′, Facundo Erpen, 76′), America 3 (Oribe Peralta, 31′, Jose Guerrero, 47′, William Da Silva, 80′)

Venue: Estadio Morelos, Morelia, Michoacan
Attendance: 33,520 (95.8% capacity)

Next up:
Morelia-at Jaguares (2/12)
America-at Jaguares (2/7) in scheduled round 1 matchup