0-0: Monterrey take command in Mexico

0-0: Monterrey take command in Mexico

The scratched of Monterey tied goalless this Saturday with the Tigers UANLhis fiercest rival, and jumped to first place in the Apertura 2022 tournament of Mexican soccer.

In the royal derby, between the two main teams in northern Mexico, the two teams missed opportunities. In the first half, the Uruguayan Nicolás López was close to giving the felines an advantage and Héctor Moreno the Rayados, but they lacked aim. From then on, both neutralized each other, although Tigres had possession 53-47 and reached more into the rival area.

Monterrey reached six wins, three draws, one loss and 21 points, the same as Toluca, which it leads by better goal difference, while the Tigres are third with 19 points.

In another duel on the tenth day of the tournament, the Colombian Julián Quiñones converted a goal this Saturday and rescued for the champion Atlas a 1-1 draw with the Pueblain a duel of alternate domain in the 2022 Opening of Mexican soccer.

Quiñones celebrates his goal with Atlas against Puebla


Quiñones scored in stoppage time of the opening half and leveled the score after a goal by Mexican Martín Barragán.

Atlas was better in the first half hour of the match, but it was Puebla who took the advantage with a nice combination: Uruguayan Gastón Silva served Barragán, who converted the 1-0 header.

Los Rojinegros had possession of the ball, they dominated in the middle of the field, however they were close to receiving a second blow when in the 38th minute the Colombian goalkeeper Camilo Vargas saved his team in a shot by the Uruguayan Maximiliano Araujo.

Puebla put together a counterattack and was placed with everything in favor, but was met with an intervention by Jéremy Márquez, who stopped the threat and gave way to Atlas, who in the same play equalized with a goal by Quiñones with his right foot. Puebla played better the second half. Atlas made mistakes in defense, although it was enough to rescue the draw.

Puebla rose to seventh place with two wins, seven draws, one loss and 13 points, eight less than the leader Toluca and four more than Atlas, fourteenth in the table.

The day started this Friday when the Chivas de Guadalajara thrashed Necaxa 0-4 and continued this Saturday with the victory of Querétaro, 2-0 over the Xolos de Tijuana.

In another duel on Saturday, América will host Cruz Azul and Juárez will host Mazatlán, while on Sunday, leader Toluca will visit San Luis, Santos Laguna will visit Pumas UNAM and León will visit Pachuca.

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