Tigres UANL mathematically guaranteed their spot in the upcoming playoffs with a 0-3 away win against Lobos BUAP. The result is a second straight victory for UANL, while the Licántropos have now lost three in a row at home.
The first half started with more possession for the visitors, but better chances for the hosts. Despite not having much of the ball, Lobos found opportunities, particularly through Michaell Chirinos and Mauro Lainez, although they weren’t able to convert them.
Santos Laguna came back from two goals down to beat Tigres UANL 3-2 on the night, but they couldn’t do enough to erase the first-leg deficit, ultimately falling to Tigres 5-3 on aggregate.
All the pressure was on the hosts in this one, who needed an early goal to give them hopes of a comeback attempt. Instead, it was the visitors who struck first, with Enner Valencia making it 0-1 (0-4 aggregate) just 11 minutes into the match as he rounded the keeper and sent the ball into the empty net.
Tigres UANL bounced back from last weekend’s loss with a 2-0 victory against Pumas UNAM. The result is a fifth straight home win for Tigres, while Pumas have now lost three in a row on the road.
Tigres dominated proceedings from the beginning, although Pumas found a few good chances largely against the run of play. Kevin Escamilla had a long-distance attempt in the 6th minute, while Martín Rodríguez had a golden opportunity go begging in the 20th minute.
Tigres UANL took a commanding lead in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League semifinal series with a 3-0 victory against Santos Laguna.
Tigres got the scoring going early, with Eduardo Vargas making it 1-0 in just the 8th minute. Hugo Ayala played in Julián Quiñones with a long ball; the Colombian’s original shot was stopped by Jonathan Orozco, but the rebound fell to Vargas, who put it away.
América earned a 3-0 victory against Tigres UANL to continue their climb up the table. The result gives the Águilas three wins in a row while the universitarios saw their eight-game unbeaten streak brought to a halt.
The game started off perfectly for the hosts, who took the lead in just the 5th minute. Bruno Valdez took advantage of an error by Nahuel Guzmán, who came off his line and got stranded, to finish off his own rebound off the crossbar and make it 1-0 for the Águilas.
Monterrey took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Tigres UANL came back for a 1-1 draw in the Clausura 2019 edition of the Clásico Regio. The result keeps the Rayados unbeaten this season, but it also keeps the universitarios in first place, one point ahead of their rivals.
The hosts looked the stronger team for much of the game as they put their home-field advantage to good use, although initially there were chances for both teams. Eduardo Vargas had an early opportunity for Tigres, but he couldn’t get his attempt on target; then, in the 16th minute, Rogelio Funes Mori caught the defense napping but sent his shot into Nahuel Guzmán.
Tigres UANL took the advantage in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series with a 0-2 away win against the Houston Dynamo.
The game was fairly even in the first half, with neither Houston nor Tigres able to take control, although the hosts had a good chance early on when Boniek García played in Alberth Elis, but he couldn’t find the target.
Tigres UANL easily overcame a first-leg deficit as they beat Saprissa 5-1 on Tuesday night to give the universitarios a 5-2 aggregate victory.
Tigres came out attacking, knowing they needed a win here, and it wasn’t long before they had their first goal. In the 15th minute, the unfortunate Aubrey David badly misjudged a play, with his attempt to head the ball back to the keeper ending in a collision… and with the ball in the back of the net. His own-goal made it 1-0 (1-1 aggregate).
A stoppage-time penalty kick gave Tigres UANL the 0-1 away win against Atlas on Friday night. The result keeps the universitarios unbeaten on the road and lifts them into first place – pending the rest of this weekend’s games – while the Rojinegros have now lost three in a row.
Atlas came out attacking as they looked to halt their poor run of form. In the 8th minute, Nahuel Guzmán gave up a rebound that Juan Pablo Vigón pounced on, but his shot went over the bar. Facundo Barceló then had a chance from a header, but he couldn’t find the target.
Saprissa edged out Tigres UANL in the first leg of their Round of Sixteen series with a 1-0 victory, a scoreline that still leaves a lot to play for in next week’s second leg.
Tigres had chances throughout the game, with their first coming in the 7th minute. Eduardo Vargas played in Enner Valencia, but his shot was blocked by the defense. Vargas then tried his luck with a shot from outside the box that the keeper sent out for a corner kick.