Nuevo León, Monterrey.- The first step to UANL Tigers took place at the Olympic Stadium after winning 2-1 to Chivas del Guadalajara, consolidating the hope of qualifying directly to the group of Grita México A2021 of Liga MX.
Breaking the zero didn’t take long for those led by Miguel “Piojo” Herrera. Through a free kick, exceeding 4 minutes, Andre Pierre Gignac He managed to surprise Raúl Gudiño to overtake the felines, who became masters of the pitch within “El Volcán”.
Chivas tried to equalize through the stopped balls, although the shots did not circulate with a complication for Nahuel Guzmán. However, their attempts began to be constant and in the blink of an eye they found the tie, by air, after the header of Jesús Molina.
The uproar of the few Chivas fans was heard in the stands, however the central referee annulled the veteran’s goal for being in an early position at the time of service, an issue that woke up the University and the Tigres footballers.
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Luis “Chaka” Rodríguez overflowed on the right in an interesting play. He managed to send the center and Gignac hit the ball with his head, proper to stop Raúl Gudiño from counterfoot in a very good save, giving a little life to Guadalajara in the final stretch.
Minutes later, through a direct free kick, Uriel Antuna had the draw at point-blank range, just when he managed to make contact with the ball on the dribble soon, however the round hit the crossbar and now the turn to save was for the people of Monterrey. , which a play later made it 2-0 after a flash from André-Pierre Gignac (78 ‘).
Chivas seemed to be liquidated but continued to fight even in the last circumstances. That insistence benefited that he will discount at 85 ‘in a filtered pass for Uriel Antuna. The Mexican tried to elude Guzmán and with the help of Guido Pizarro the ball bounced off his leg until he entered the Tigres door, but he did not have time to equalize the match and the victory went to the locals.
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Tigres reached 25 points and will sleep in the 3rd rung with the hope of direct qualification. Chivas will remain in 12th place with 19 points with the risk of leaving the play-off zone if San Luis gets the victory. He will look for his pass to the final phase for the following week.