Photo: Etzel Espinosa / Imago7
Cruz Azul was defeated by Tigres by the slightest difference at the Azteca stadium in a match valid for the fifth day of the Closing Tournament of the Liga MX. The match, which was one of the most anticipated of the day, was very intense, typical of two teams that always want each other on the pitch.
Tigres tried it in the first half and Cruz Azul knew how to respond, however It was those directed by Diego Cocca who broke the cellophane at minute 41 through Guido Pizarro after finishing off a Quiñones cross with a header practically alone in front of the cement goal.
Second part between Cruz Azul and Tigres
The second half was very even, both Tigres could extend the advantage and Cruz Azul could get the tie, the intensity continued to be the owner of the match between the two greats of Mexican soccer on this fifth day.
At minute 53 Diego Cocca made the modification that the fans were waiting for, Ibáñez left and Diego Lainez enteredwith a historic return to Mexican soccer where he will seek, as he himself said, the rebirth of his career.
However, not everything was going to be joy for the young Mexican, since from the Azteca stadium the rival fans received him with boos and innumerable insults.remembering his past as an Americanist.
Despite the whistles, Diego Lainez was not intimidated and he was about to score on a couple of occasions and also showed bursts of quality football that he still has and with which he hopes to contribute to the Tigers.
With this victory, the UANL Tigres team climbs to second place with 11 points, one less than Pachuca, which currently leads the championship, while Cruz Azul sinks to 17th place with just one point, although it has one game less. .
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