Necaxa become Ascenso MX Champions in heroic fashion

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By Rafael

Club Necaxa became your Ascenso MX champions and won the opportunity to play in a promotional playoff at the end of the season by defeating Coras Tepic in the final. It was a thrilling game that ended 4-4 in regular time. The game then went to penalties where Necaxa won 5-4.

It was a triumphant and heroic victory for Necaxa who went down to 10 men and 3-1 on the scoreline at one point in the game.

Necaxa would not surrender, however, and despite the numerical disadvantage, they would equalize with 6 minutes from time.

In extra time, Necaxa would take the lead, but only a penalty in the last minute from Coras Tepic would stop them from winning the championship in that moment.

In penalties, Coras would have their all-important 5th penalty blocked to give Necaxa the championship. Necaxa now await the Ascenso MX Clausura 2015 champion to determine who gets promoted to the Liga MX.

You can see some of the highlights below

Necaxa 1-0

Raul Lopez golazo for Coras 1-1 

Coras 3-1

Necaxa 3-3

Necaxa 4-3

Coras’s last penalty shot blocked to give Necaxa the championship

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About Rafael Diaz

Fan of good futbol. Rafa runs Mexicanfut.com when he is not busy watching Arsenal drop points away to Stoke.