Tigres UANL scored a last-second equalizer to tie América 2-2 and send this semifinal to a penalty shootout; the universitarios then bested the Águilas 5-3 from the spot to earn their place in the final of the inaugural Leagues Cup.
Tigres started the game on the front foot, and their attacking pressure soon paid off. In the 14th minute, Jürgen Damm got past Jesús López on the wing and sent a low cross into the box. The unfortunate Paul Aguilar sent the ball into the back of his own net when he tried to cut out the cross, making it 0-1 for Tigres with his own-goal.
Tigres UANL took a late lead but couldn’t hold it as 10-man Atlético San Luis came back for a 1-1 draw. The result keeps the Potosinos winless in two, while the universitarios remain unbeaten in three.
The first chance of the game fell for San Luis, with Matías Catalán getting free on the right and sending a shot just wide of Nahuel Guzmán’s goal. But after that opportunity, possession and chances began to tilt in Tigres’ favor.
Tigres UANL scored early and never looked back as they picked up a 3-1 victory against Necaxa. The result keeps the universitarios perfect at home this season, while the Rayos remain winless on the road.
André-Pierre Gignac, who was honored in a pregame ceremony for becoming Tigres’ all-time leading goalscorer, added to his tally in the 4th minute. Gignac headed home a cross from Luis Quiñones to give the hosts the early 1-0 lead.
Tigres UANL scored a last-minute – and historic – goal to give them a 0-1 away win against Pumas UNAM. The result ends UNAM’s perfect start to the season while UANL bounced back from last weekend’s loss.
The hosts started the game off stronger, but the final touch was lacking. Pumas generated quite a few off-target shots, and the ones that did go on frame were easily handled by Nahuel Guzmán.
The Disciplinary Committee has suspended three players and a coach in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 2 games.
Fernando Navarro of León was given a one-game suspension for serious foul play, while Alexis Peña of Necaxa was suspended one game for denial of a clear goal-scoring opportunity.
Carlos Salcedo of Tigres UANL will miss the next two games; he was given a one-game suspension for serious foul play, and an additional game for using offensive and/or insulting language and/or gestures.
Chivas de Guadalajara closed out Jornada 2 with a 2-0 victory against 10-man Tigres UANL. The result gives el Rebaño their first win of the Apertura, while the universitarios suffered their first loss of the season.
The hosts opened the scoring early and from an unexpected source. In the 9th minute, Antonio Briseño recorded his first Liga MX goal since 2015 when he headed home a corner kick to make it 1-0 for Chivas.
Tigres UANL started their title defense with a convincing 4-2 victory against Monarcas Morelia in their Apertura 2019 debut.
The universitarios took control of the game from the opening minute and it was just a matter of time before they found the opening goal. The breakthrough came in the 19th minute through Luiz Rodríguez, whose shot from just outside the box made it 1-0 for the hosts.
It went all the way to penalty kicks, but in the end América won the 2019 Campeón de Campeones title with a 6-5 shootout victory against Tigres UANL.
The game started out with both teams battling for control; play was concentrated in midfield and there were few goal-scoring chances of note. Tigres had a promising-looking attack in the 12th minute, but as Lucas Zelarayán prepared to shoot, Bruno Valdez sent the ball out for a corner.
Tigres UANL claimed the Clausura 2019 title after a 1-0 aggregate victory against León in the Gran Final. The championship is the 7th for the universitarios, and Ricardo Ferretti is now tied with Ignacio Trelles for most titles won by a coach.
Tigres went into tonight’s game with the advantage after having picked up a 1-0 home win in the first leg, and that turned out to be the decisive goal as they played out a 0-0 draw in the second leg.
León, the highest-scoring team in league play, came out attacking but were frustrated by a well-organized Tigres’ defense, and were also hampered by the injury-forced substitution of Golden Boot winner Ángel Mena in the first half.
Tigres UANL took the advantage in the first leg of the Clausura 2019 Gran Final with a 1-0 victory against León.
Tigres came out attacking as they looked to put their home-field advantage to good use, and they had a pair of early opportunities through André-Pierre Gignac and Eduardo Vargas. At the other end, Vinicio Angulo had a chance in the 9th minute after being played in by Ángel Mena, but he couldn’t put his attempt on target.