Santos are in control of the Liga MX final, but the FC crew are not ruling out Toluca as they head home for the second leg.
Throughout the postseason campaign, Santos has been David to a trio of Goliaths. The run is so improbable, even the club's manager seems surprised.
Thursday's first leg saw Santos show great heart, Toluca miss several opportunities and Alfredo Talavera's mixed night with the World Cup in sight.
Goals from Djaniny Tavares and Julio Furch helped Santos Laguna come from behind to beat Toluca 2-1 in the first leg of the Liga MX Clausura final.
Santos Laguna and Toluca have a lot in common, including the influence of Grupo Modelo in their respective ownership. The comparison ends there.
Santos goalkeeper Jonathan Orozco has team and individual awards to burn, but that hasn't put out the fire inside to win with his new club.