America, which has a record of 5-2-2 and 17 points, climbed into second place in the tournament standings, while Morelia is in 11th place, with 12 points.
In other action, Argentine Lucas Zelarayan scored a goal in the 82nd minute to give the Tigres UANL a 1-1 tie at home against Pachuca.
French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac, who leads the Liga MX in scoring, came close three times to nailing goals for the Tigres, but he was unable to execute.
The Tigres are in sixth place in the Apertura tournament standings, with 14 points, while Pachuca moved up to 10th place, with 12 points.
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