TIJUANA. Querétaro prevailed over Tijuana to win 2-1. A goal from J. Montecinos was decisive in the 89min. It was Querétaro to strike first with a goal of José Zúñiga Murillo at the 32′. Then Ángel Sepúlveda scored again for Querétaro in the 56′ minute. Eventually, J. Montecinos reduced the distance for Tijuana (89′). Eventually, that was it, and the result remained 2-1. Tijuana was surely better in terms of ball possession (65%).
Miguel Herrera Aguirre received a red card (74′). This red card was one of the reason why Tijuana lost the match.
The match was played at the Estadio Caliente stadium in Tijuana on Friday and it started at 8:10 pm local time. The referee was Luis Enrique Santander Aguirre with the help of Karen Janett Díaz Medina and Jesús Lorenzo Soto Dávila. The 4th official was Abraham de Jesús Quirarte Contreras. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 12.9 degrees Celsius or 55.13 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 85%.
Tijuana had a strong ball possession 65% while Querétaro was struggling with a 35% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Tijuana had a more offensive attitude with 83 dangerous attacks and 24 shots of which 3 were on target. Anyhow, Querétaro found a way to find the solution to win this encounter.
Tijuana shot 24 times, 3 on target, 16 off target. Talking about the opposition, Querétaro shot 13 times, 3 on target, 7 off target.
Tijuana didn’t receive any yellow card. Regarding the opposition, Querétaro received 4 yellow cards (Jonathan Perlaza, Jonatan Torres, Carlos Guzmán and Carlos Guzmán).
(Tijuana) was sent off after receiving a red card in the (74′).
After this encounter, Tijuana will stay with 12 points to hold in the 16th place. Talking about the opposition, Querétaro will have 16 points like Puebla and Santos Laguna to hold in the 9th place.
In the next match in the Liga MX, Tijuana will play away against Puebla on the 29th of April with a 9-7 head to head statistic in favor of Tijuana (7 draws).
Querétaro will host Pachuca on the 30th of April with a 13-10 head to head record in favor of Pachuca (8 draws).
Tijuana – Formation
Tijuana adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Miguel Ernesto Herrera Aguirre decided to play with the following team: Antonio Rodríguez, Luis Felix , Rodrigo Godinez , Nicolás Díaz , Francisco Contreras , Fernando Valenzuela , Lisandro López , Federico Lértora , Braian Romero , Alexis Canelo and Lucas Cavallini .
The home team had on the bench: Lucas Rodríguez, Silvio Martínez , Leonel López, Jair Díaz, Ricardo Díaz, Kevin Castañeda, Joaquín Montecinos, Misael Domínguez, Eduardo Armenta and José Juan Vázquez.
Tijuana made 6 changes: Lisandro López for Lucas Rodriguez (46′), Lucas Cavallini for Silvio Martínez (61′), Francisco Contreras for Josué Domínguez (84′), Braian Romero for Joaquín Montecinos Naranjo (84′), Kevin Escamilla for Daniel Cervantes Fraire (86′) and Kevin Escamilla for Jorge Hernández (85′).
Best player: Nicolás Díaz
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Tijuana was Nicolás Díaz.
His rating iswith 59 passes (74% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 15 duels out of 17.
Querétaro – Formation
Also Querétaro adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Mauro Nestor Gerk Larrea played with: Gil Alcalá, Omar Mendoza , Kevin Balanta , Miguel Barbieri , Jonathan Perlaza , Pablo Barrera , Kevin Escamilla , Christian Rivera , Manuel Duarte , Ángel Sepúlveda and Raúl Zúñiga .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Rodrigo Lopez, José Madueña, Ettson Ayon Calderon, Jonathan Torres , Jorge Hernández , Carlos Higuera, Clifford Aboagye, Alberto García, Daniel Cervantes and Carlos Guzmán.
Querétaro made 3 changes: Ángel Sepúlveda for Jose Madueña (65′), Ángel Sepúlveda for Jonathan Torres (71′) and Miguel Barbieri for Carlos Guzman (86′).
Best player: Manuel Duarte
The player that probably impressed the most for Querétaro was Manuel Duarte even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 20 passes (70% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 7. He performed 2 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Liga MX.