Tigres UANL 1-0 Cruz Azul: overcomes 1-0 with a goal scored by J. Duenas

MEXICO CITY. Tigres UANL prevails over Cruz Azul 1-0 after J. Duenas scored just 1 goal (43').

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MEXICO CITY. Tigres UANL overcomes Cruz Azul 1-0 after J. Duenas scored just 1 goal (43′).

Tigres UANL remained in 10 people after N. Lopez received a red card in the 59′. Anyway, Tigres UANL still managed to win this match playing only with 10 players​.

The match was played at the Estadio Azteca stadium in Mexico City on Thursday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Fernando Hernández Gómez who had the assistance of Pablo Israel Hernández Luna and Mauricio Nieto Torres. The 4th official was Daniel Quintero Huittrón. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 21.6 degrees Celsius or 70.95 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 26%.​

Match Statistics

The ball possession was identical with both team possessing the ball for 50% of the time.

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Cruz Azul was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. Tigres UANL that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.

Cruz Azul was more aggressive with 37 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 2 were on target. Nonetheless, Tigres UANL was capable to find the solution to win this match.​

Cruz Azul shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Tigres UANL shot 10 times, 5 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Cruz Azul received 5 yellow cards (I. Morales, A. Romero, C. Tabo, J. Escobar and U. Antuna). On the other side, Tigres UANL received 2 yellow cards (L. Quinones and H. Ayala).

Also, Tigres UANL didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after N. Lopez (Tigres UANL) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (59′).

After playing this match, Cruz Azul will stay with 25 points to stay in the 8th place. On the other side, Tigres UANL will have 33 points to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 6'
    6'

    I. Morales

  • 43'
    43'

    J. Duenas

  • 46'
    46'

    S. Gimenez

    I. Morales

  • 46'
    46'

    A. Romero

    R. Baca

  • 46'
    46'

    L. Quinones

  • 47'
    47'

    A. Romero

  • 59'
    59'

    N. Lopez

  • 63'
    63'

    C. Tabo

  • 82'
    82'

    J. Escobar

  • 81'
    81'

    I. Lichnovsky

    L. Quinones

  • 81'
    81'

    L. Rodriguez

    J. Duenas

  • 86'
    86'

    C. Gonzalez

    A. Gignac

  • 86'
    86'

    R. Huescas

    C. Tabo

  • 90'
    90'

    U. Antuna

  • 90'
    90'

    R. Fulgencio

    J. Aquino

  • 90'
    90'

    F. Venegas

    J. Angulo

  • 90'
    90'

    H. Ayala

Next match

In the upcoming Liga MX match, Cruz Azul will play away against Tigres UANL on the 16th of May with a 13-13 head to head stats.

Tigres UANL will host Cruz Azul on the 16th of May with a 13-13 head to head stats.

Cruz Azul: Formation and Lineups

Cruz Azul started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Juan Máximo Reynoso Guzmán chose to play with the following team: Sebastián Jurado (6.8), Juan Escobar (6.8), Julio César Domínguez (6.8), Luis Abram (6.4), Adrián Aldrete (6.3), Uriel Antuna (7.0), Rafael Baca (6.6), Erik Lira (6.8), José Rivero (6.7), Christian Tabó (7.0) and Iván Morales (6.1).

Substitutes

Cruz Azul made 3 changes: I. Morales for S. Gimenez (46′), R. Baca for A. Romero (46′) and C. Tabo for R. Huescas (86′).

Top player: Uriel Antuna

The player who no doubt impressed Cruz Azul the most was Uriel Antuna.

His rating is (7.0) with 24 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 4. He performed 4 crosses.

Tigres UANL: Formation and Lineups

Tigres UANL started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

On the opposite side, Miguel Ernesto Herrera Aguirre played with: Nahuel Guzmán (7.3), Hugo Ayala (6.9), Guido Pizarro (7.0), Jesús Angulo (7.3), Jesús Dueñas (7.3), Juan Vigón (6.4), Rafael Carioca (7.1), Javier Aquino (7.0), Nico López (6.6), André-Pierre Gignac (6.8) and Luis Quiñones (6.6).

Substitutes

Tigres UANL made 5 changes: L. Quinones for I. Lichnovsky (81′), J. Duenas for L. Rodriguez (81′), A. Gignac for C. Gonzalez (86′), J. Aquino for R. Fulgencio (90′) and J. Angulo for F. Venegas (90′).

Top player: Jesús Dueñas

The player who no doubt impressed Tigres UANL the most was Jesús Dueñas.

His rating is (7.3) with 1 goal, 22 passes (81% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 4. He performed 1 cross.

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