The Xolos and the Universitarios did not hurt each other in the match on date 4 of the Mexico – Liga MX – Clausura 2023 tournament.
With 46 minutes into the first half, striker Braian Romero’s shot hit the rival goal post and Tijuana was left wanting to celebrate.
The tie came after a match in which Tijuana was far superior in terms of shots, leaving a statistic of 10 balls that ended up in the goal, 1 that hit the post and 4 that ended up wide.
The figure of the party was Sebastián Sosa. The Pumas UNAM goalkeeper showed his quality by containing 7 shots.
José Rodríguez was another outstanding player. The Tijuana goalkeeper showed his quality by containing 2 shots.
A high foul rate constantly slowed down play on the court. There were several admonished: Jesús Molina, Ricardo Galindo, Eduardo Armenta and Rodrigo Godínez. He was sent off for a direct red card, Arturo Ortíz in the 39th minute of the first half.
The Tijuana strategist, Ricardo Valiño, stopped the starting eleven with a 4-5-1 formation with José Rodríguez in goal; Rodrigo Godínez, Lisandro López, Nicolás Díaz and Jair Díaz on the defensive line; Eduardo Armenta, Federico Lértora, Fernando Valenzuela, Lucas Rodríguez and Alexis Canelo in the middle; and Braian Romero in attack.
For their part, those chosen by Rafael Puente came onto the playing field with a 4-5-1 scheme with Sebastián Sosa under the three sticks; Ricardo Galindo, Arturo Ortíz, Jonathan Sánchez and Adrián Aldrete in defense; Jesús Molina, Higor Meritão, Alek Álvarez, Gustavo Del Prete and Diogo de Oliveira in midfield; and Juan Dinenno up front.
Ismael López Peñuelas was appointed as the main referee of the match at the Caliente stadium.
On the next day, the Xolos will face Necaxa as a visitor and the Universitarios will play the home game against Atlas.
With this result, the host accumulates 3 points throughout the contest and occupies fifteenth place. For its part, the visit adds 7 units and is located in fourth place.
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