Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Adios Tuzos

Pachuca's hopes of reaching the FIFA Club World Cup final ended in disaster as los Tuzos crashed out with a 2-0 loss to Liga de Quito earlier this morning.

The first goal was a nightmare as it took a strange deflection off a defender and went right into the path of a Quito player. The second goal was a well-taken free kick. Pachuca, though, used their magic to come from behind against Al-Ahly and had little left in the tank to mount another such comeback.

Here are the goals, and I'm not sure Miguel Calero could have done much more to stop either goal:

First, the deflection.

Here's the free kick goal:

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