Tigres UANL vs Pumas UNAM – Jornada 14 Recap and Highlights

Tigres UANL extended their winning streak to two games with a comprehensive 4-0 win over Pumas UNAM. The result leaves Pumas winless in three.

Tigres dominated the game from the beginning, and their pressure paid off in the 14th minute, when Ismael Sosa made it 1-0 for the hosts. He received the ball at the top of the box, ran behind the defense, and sent his shot into the back of the net.

Pumas had a chance to equalize through Javier Cortés, but Juninho was on the line to head the ball away with goalkeeper Nahuel Guzmán beaten.

Then, in the second half, Tigres began to run up the score. Halftime substitute Jürgen Damm was on the field for just over half an hour before he had to be subbed back out, but he managed to score twice in that span.

First, in the 53rd minute, he finished off a great ball from Eduardo Vargas to make it 2-0 for Tigres; then, in the 65th, he made it 3-0.

André-Pierre Gignac put the exclamation point on the victory in the 75th minute when his powerful shot beat Alfredo Saldívar to give the hosts the 4-0 lead.

With the 4-0 win, Tigres reach 19 points while Pumas remain on 18.

Highlights

Lineups

Tigres: Nahuel Guzmán, Jorge Torres Nilo, Juninho, Luis Rodríguez, Hugo Ayala, Ismael Sosa (Lucas Zelarayán 69′), Guido Pizarro, Javier Aquino, Jesús Dueñas (Jürgen Damm 45′ – Damián Álvares 79′), Eduardo Vargas, André-Pierre Gignac.

Pumas: Alfredo Saldívar, Josécarlos van Rankin, Darío Verón, Alan Mendoza (Alejandro Castro 79′), Pablo Jáquez, Javier Cortés, Jesús Gallardo, Kevin Escamilla (Alejandro Zamudio 64′), Abraham González, Matías Britos, Bryan Rabello. 

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