The Argentinian Nicolás Ibáñez started with Tigres and scored the winning goal for his team by the slightest difference over Atlas. The former Pachuca player made a pass from Javier Aquino and struck the nets with a header.
The goal of the Tigers was achieved at minute 47 and reaffirms the feline cast in the second box of the Closing Tournament of Liga MX. However, not everything was easy for those led by Chima Ruiz, since Atlas began dominating the match and was the protagonist of the most dangerous plays of the first half.
In the 31st minute the Colombian Julián Quiñones hit a ball on the crossbar that could mean the first goal for the Foxes; later at minute 35, Nicolás Ibáñez put the goalkeeper Camilo Vargas to the test, who denied the Tigres the goal.
It should be noted that Camilo Vargas saved a penalty from Sebastián Córdova, in the 72nd minuteDespite this incident and being able to increase the advantage, the university students knew how to keep Atlas at bay and preserve the advantage to add three important points that place them as second in the tournament.
The Chilean Igor Lichnovsky, was expelled almost at the end of the match for a tackle against the Colombian Julián Quiñones and they will miss the next Tigres match when they host Chivas at home, while Atlas will travel to Azteca to face Cruz Azul next Wednesday.
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