SAN NICOLáS DE LOS GARZA. Tigres UANL overcomes Necaxa 2-0 after A. Gignac scores a double.
Tigres UANL remained in 10 after J. Aquino received a red card in the 20′. Anyway, Tigres UANL still succeeded in win this contest competing only in players.
The match was played at the Estadio Universitario de Nuevo León stadium in San Nicolás de los Garza on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was César Arturo Ramos Palazuelos who had the assistance of Alberto Morín Méndez and Miguel Ángel Hernández Paredes. The 4th official was Diego Montaño Robles. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 21.7 degrees Celsius or 71.06 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 66%.
- 52 Ball Possession 48
- 11 Total 11
- 2 On Target 1
- 9 Off Target 10
- 1 Shots blocked 1
- 115 Attack 96
- 50 Dangerous attack 39
- 67 Ball safe 56
- 0 Penalties 0
- 6 Corners 3
- 0 Total 4
- 2 Yellow Cards 5
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 1 Red Card 1
- 5 Substitutions 5
There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Tigres UANL was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Necaxa that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Tigres UANL was putting more pressure with 50 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 2 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Tigres UANL won the match.
Tigres UANL shot 11 times, 2 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Necaxa shot 11 times, 1 on target, 10 off target.
Tigres UANL received 2 yellow cards (R. Carioca and S. Cordova). Regarding the opposition, Necaxa received 5 yellow cards (A. Pena, F. Madrigal, R. Monreal, F. Formiliano and A. Oliveros).
(Tigres UANL) was sent off after receiving a red card in the (20′).
Also, Necaxa didn’t finish the match with 11 players after F. Batista (Necaxa) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (49′).
After playing this encounter, Tigres UANL will have 30 points to remain in the 5th place. Regarding the opposition, Necaxa will stay with 19 points like Juárez to remain in the 12th place.
Tigres UANL – Formation
Tigres UANL started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).
The manager Miguel Ernesto Herrera Aguirre decided to play with the following team: Nahuel Guzmán, Javier Aquino , Igor Lichnovsky , Samir , Jesús Angulo , Luis Quiñones , Rafael Carioca , Guido Pizarro , Raymundo Fulgencio , André-Pierre Gignac and Sebastián Córdova .
The home team had on the bench: Juan Vigón, Hugo Ayala, Luís Rodríguez, Miguel Ortega, Jordy Caicedo, Diego Reyes, Florian Thauvin, Vladimir Loroña, Jesus Angel Garza Garcia and Eduardo Tercero.
Tigres UANL made 5 changes: I. Lichnovsky for F. Thauvin (59′), R. Carioca for D. Reyes (80′), L. Quinones for J. Vigon (81′), A. Gignac for J. Caicedo (85′) and R. Fulgencio for J. Garza (85′).
Best player: André-Pierre Gignac
The player that probably impressed the most for Tigres UANL was André-Pierre Gignac.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 26 passes (88% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 3. He performed 2 crosses.
Necaxa – Formation
Necaxa started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Jaime Arturo Lozano Espin played with: Luis Malagón, Brian García , Alexis Peña , Fabricio Formiliano , Agustín Oliveros , Ángelo Araos , José Joaquín Esquivel , Fernando Madrigal , Bryan Garnica , Facundo Batista and Milton Giménez .
These were the players on the bench: Ricardo Monreal, Vicente Poggi, Diego Gómez, Heriberto De Jesus, Daniel Parra, Juan Pablo Segovia, Rogelio Cortéz Pineda, Hugo Gonzalez, Edgar Méndez and Dieter Villalpando .
Necaxa made 5 changes: F. Madrigal for D. Villalpando (62′), B. Garnica for E. Mendez (62′), A. Araos for V. Poggi (73′), J. Esquivel for D. Gomez (86′) and M. Gimenez for R. Monreal (86′).
Best player: Dieter Villalpando
The most impressive player for Necaxa was Dieter Villalpando.
His rating iswith 24 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 3. He performed 1 cross.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 62′.
Results of the day
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