Closed a 1-1 tie between Los Xolos and La Máquina at the Caliente stadium, for date 1 of the Mexico – Liga MX – Clausura 2023 tournament.
The locals began winning with a goal by Lisandro López, from a penalty, in the 45th minute of the first half, while through Carlos Rodríguez the visitor equalized the match in the 83rd minute of the complementary stage.
Carlos Rodríguez was the figure of the party. The Cruz Azul midfielder was the author of 1 goal.
Another relevant player in the match was Lisandro López. The Tijuana defender was important for scoring 1 goal and throwing 10 balls outside the danger area.
With a dirty game, the game played between both teams stood out. There were a large number of cautions: Rodolfo Rotondi, Jesús Corona, Federico Lértora, Braian Romero, Alexis Canelo and Jesús Alonso Escoboza.
Tijuana’s technical director, Ricardo Valiño, proposed a 4-5-1 strategy with José Rodríguez in goal; Rodrigo Godínez, Lisandro López, Víctor Guzmán and Nicolás Díaz on the defensive line; Federico Lértora, Juan Vázquez, Fernando Valenzuela, Lucas Rodríguez and Alexis Canelo in the middle; and Braian Romero in attack.
For their part, those led by Raúl Gutiérrez stopped with a 3-4-3 scheme with Jesús Corona under the three sticks; Juan Escobar, Rafael Guerrero and Ramiro Funes Mori in defense; Rodrigo Huescas, Alexis Gutiérrez, Erik Lira and Ignacio Rivero in midfield; and Christian Tabó, Rodolfo Rotondi and Michael Estrada up front.
The judge selected for the match at the Caliente stadium was Daniel Quintero Huitrón.
The Xolos will host FC Juárez on the next matchday. Likewise, the Machine will play at home against CF Monterrey.
After the match, the local team is left with 1 point and in sixth place in the standings. While the visit has 1 unit and ranks fifth in the tournament.
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