Tijuana was reached with a goal to defeat Pumas UNAM at the Caliente stadium

February 7, 2022

The Xolos took the victory by the minimum difference against the Universitarios, in the match played this Sunday. The locals scored the only goal of the match 23 minutes into the second half, through Lisandro López. After receiving a pass from Lucas Rodríguez, the defender finished off the goal from the large area and beat the rival goalkeeper, who could do nothing.

After receiving a pass from Lucas Rodríguez, the defender finished off the goal from the large area and beat the rival goalkeeper, who could do nothing.

Tijuana striker Facundo Ferreyra squandered the chance to open the scoring and go ahead by missing a penalty kick in the 43rd minute of the first half.

The best player of the match was Lisandro López. The Tijuana defender had a good level scoring 1 goal.

Jonathan Orozco also stood out at the Caliente stadium. The Tijuana goalkeeper excelled by saving 3 shots.

It was a game with many fouls and numerous interruptions. There were 3 cautioned: Favio Álvarez, Higor Meritão and Arturo Ortíz.

Tijuana coach Sebastián Méndez Pardiñas proposed a 4-5-1 formation with Jonathan Orozco in goal; Eduardo Tercero, Lisandro López, Yonatthan Rak and Brayan Angulo in the defensive line; Juan Vázquez, Marcel Ruiz, David Barbona, Lucas Rodríguez and Álex Ibarra in the middle; and Facundo Ferreyra in attack.

For its part, Andrés Lillini’s team took the field with a 4-3-3 scheme with Alfredo Talavera under the three sticks; Alan Mozo, Arturo Ortíz, Nicolás Freire and Efraín Velarde in defense; Leonel López, Favio Álvarez and Higor Meritão in midfield; and Diogo de Oliveira, Juan Dinenno and Rogério de Oliveira up front.

Diego Montaño Robles was the referee who directed the match at the Caliente stadium.

The Xolos’ next game in the championship will be away against Mazatlán, while the Universitarios will host León.

The local team is in twelfth place with 4 points and 1 win, while the visitor reached 6 units and is in fifth place in the tournament.

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