Tijuana took a 2-0 lead but couldn’t hold it as Atlas came back for a 2-2 draw. The result keeps the Xolos winless in four while the Rojinegros are unbeaten in two but remain winless on the road this season.
The game started off well for the hosts, who took the lead in the 10th minute. Juan Lucero played in Miler Bolaños, who beat José Hernández to make it 1-0 for Tijuana.
Tijuana took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Monarcas Morelia came back for a 1-1 draw. The result keeps the Xolos unbeaten at home in three but winless in two overall, while the michoacanos remain unbeaten in three.
The hosts took the lead early on as they looked to bounce back from their Champions League loss in midweek. In just the 5th minute, Miler Bolaños took advantage of a mistake by Sebastián Sosa, who failed to cut out a cross by José Rivero. The ball fell to the Ecuadorian, who made it 1-0 at the back post.
Tijuana scored early but couldn’t hold the lead as they fell 3-1 to the New York Red Bulls on the night – 5-1 on aggregate – to bow out of the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League. The Xolos are the first Mexican team to be eliminated by an MLS side in a Champions League knockout series.
The visitors needed to overturn a 0-2 first-leg deficit and they came out attacking. Tijuana very nearly took the lead in the first few minutes when a shot by Luis Mendoza took a deflection and crashed against the crossbar.
The Disciplinary Committee has suspended six players, upheld a red card appeal, and opened an investigation in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 11 games.
The standout suspension goes to Nicolás Sánchez of Monterrey, who will miss the next two games due to serious foul play, while Paul Aguilar of América was given a one-game suspension for the same reason.
Tigres UANL earned a 1-0 victory against 10-man Tijuana. The result is a fourth straight win for the universitarios, who remain unbeaten in six, while the Xolos saw their three-game unbeaten streak halted as they remain winless on the road this season.
The hosts had the better of the run of play from the beginning, with Eduardo Vargas having a good chance to open the scoring in the 9th minute, only to send his shot wide. André-Pierre Gignac then tried his luck with a bicycle kick in the 34th minute, but Gibrán Lajud was able to make the save.
The New York Red Bulls earned a surprise 0-2 away win against Tijuana in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series. The visitors put just three shots on target throughout the game – compared to 13 on target for Tijuana – but they made their opportunities count as they picked up two valuable away goals.
The night started off brightly for the Red Bulls, who took the lead in just the 9th minute. Damián Pérez attempted to cut out a cross, but only managed to send the ball into the path of Bradley Wright-Phillips, who made it 0-1.
The Disciplinary Committee has suspended three players and a coach in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 10 games.
Mario Osuna of Monarcas Morelia and Matías Fernández of Necaxa were both given one-game suspensions for receiving two yellow cards in the same game, while Omar Mendoza of Tijuana was suspended one game for yellow-card accumulation after picking up his fifth caution of the season.
Tijuana earned a 3-1 win against Lobos BUAP to keep themselves unbeaten in three. The Licántropos were unable to build on their big win last weekend as they suffered their fifth straight road loss.
The game started off somewhat slowly, with Lobos unable to get into the game. Tijuana had several chances to take the lead before a goalkeeping error allowed them to open the scoring in the 35th minute. Luis Mendoza’s shot from distance went straight through goalkeeper Jorge Villalpando to make it 1-0.
Tijuana drew 1-1 with Motagua in the second leg of their 2018 CONCACAF Champions League Round of Sixteen series, which was enough to put the Xolos into the quarterfinals with a 2-1 aggregate win.
The hosts started the game off perfectly with a goal in just the 3rd minute. Motagua couldn’t get the ball out of the box and after a series of rebounds and attempted clearances, José García put it away to give Tijuana the 1-0 (2-0 aggregate) lead.