By date 2 of Mexico – Liga MX – Clausura 2023, the Felinos crushed the Tuzos 4-1. The goals of the match for the locals were scored by Fernado Gorriarán (31′ 1T), André-Pierre Gignac (9′ 2T) and Luis Quiñones (34′ 2T and 41′ 2T). While the away goal was scored by Javier López (8′ 1T).
A great play by the Tuzos, 8 minutes into the first half, was the one that moved the score thanks to Javier López. With a pass from Miguel Tapias, the midfielder defined the ball with a header to put it into the left post of the rival goal.
The best man of the match was André-Pierre Gignac. The Tigres attacker scored 1 goal and shot at the opposite goal 4 times.
Luis Quiñones also stood out in the Volcano. The Tigres attacker scored 2 goals and shot at the opposite goal 3 times.
Due to the number of fouls committed, the match was constantly interrupted. There were several cautioned: Mauricio Isaias, Luis Quiñones, Javier Aquino and Marino Hinestroza.
Tigres coach Diego Cocca proposed a 4-3-3 formation with Nahuel Guzmán in goal; Jesús Garza, Igor Lichnovsky, Samir and Jesús Alberto Angulo on the defensive line; Guido Pizarro, Rafael de Souza and Fernando Gorriarán in the middle; and Javier Aquino, André-Pierre Gignac and Luis Quiñones in attack.
For its part, Guillermo Almada’s team took to the field with a 4-4-2 scheme with Oscar Ustari under the three sticks; Kevin Álvarez, Miguel Tapias, Gustavo Cabral and Mauricio Isaias in defense; Javier López, Luis Chavez, Erick Sánchez and Jesús Daniel Hernández in midfield; and Avilés Hurtado and Roberto De La Rosa up front.
Referee Marco Ortiz Nava was in charge of supervising the game at the Volcán.
On the following date, the Felinos will face Tijuana as a visitor, while the Tuzos will play at home against FC Juárez.
With this result, the host of the match reaches 6 points and is at the top of the table. For its part, the visiting team remains in 3 units and is in fifth place in the tournament.
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