This is how we saw it: Tigres vs. Toluca

Monterey, Nuevo Leon /

After four games without a victory, tigers returned to victory after beating Toluca 3-1 this Wednesday at the University Stadium, a match where they now had force.

tigers

Headlines

  • Nahuel Guzman: Little was required, he barely recorded a save appearing well when the rival reached his area.
  • Vladimir Lorona: He only lasted 45 minutes before leaving due to fatigue in his legs, but he had an interception, won a ground duel of four, although he missed the two crosses he tried.
  • Igor Lichnovsky: Had two clearances and blocked a shot, wasn’t the best man at the back but helped contain the opposition.
  • Samir Caetano: It was his first game as a starter for the club and he was solid playing it as a libero and appearing on the offensive when it was his turn to step on the rival area.
  • Jesus Angle: The Mexican registered an assist and three key passes despite being a defender, since he was later moved to the left side after starting as a center back in a line of three.
  • Xavier Aquino: He only played 45 minutes due to physical wear, but he tried three crosses and a shot outside the goal when he went on the attack as a lane.
  • Guido Pizarro: He had two key passes and two shots outside the goal, one of them very close to being a goal in the first half.
  • Sebastian Cordova: The Mexican once again stood out in the auriazul attack, especially because he opened the scoring with a great goal from a free kick.
  • Luis Quinones: He was very involved on offense, but also very erratic, angering Gignac for not touching him on a couple of occasions.
  • Jordy Caicedo: The Ecuadorian striker is still not in the team. He only touched the ball 19 times in 60 minutes and did not register a single shot, whether it was deflected, on target or blocked.
  • Andre-Pierre Gignac: The French striker found himself better on the pitch with the arrival of Florian Thauvin and not only registered five key passes, but also managed to score the team’s second goal.

Changes

  • Florian Thauvin: He entered the 60th minute and registered a goal and an assist after a month of inactivity.
  • Hugo Ayala: The defender entered the 73rd minute and did not have to show himself much in the 17 minutes he played.
  • John Paul Vigon: He played 30 minutes, but barely touched the ball 19 times.
  • Rafael Carioca: He played 45 minutes, but he was not required in midfield either, he only lost possession of the ball twice.
  • Louis Rodriguez: He won the only ground duel he had and only lost possession once in 45 minutes played.

Toluca

Headlines

  • Tiago Volpi: He recorded four saves and cleared once of fists, but he gave the feeling of having been left behind, especially in Tigres’ first goal due to the height of Córdova’s shot.
  • Andres Mosquera: He played the 90 minutes, but he played poorly in defense, suffering from the rival’s attacks.
  • Valber Huerta: He played the 90 minutes and won the four duels by air, but without giving a good game, he ended up being the best in the back row.
  • Jorge Torres Nile: He appeared as a center back and played 81 minutes of a game that cost him to keep his rivals at bay.
  • Brayan Angle: He played 89 minutes and won the five duels he Registration.
  • Claudio Baeza: The midfielder only won five duels out of 11 in a game that cost him to show himself.
  • Marcel Ruiz: He had a key pass, a center attempt and two shots that did not go on goal, being the one that stood out the most in midfield.
  • Fernando Navarro: The Mexican had a scoring opportunity that he incredibly missed in the second half.
  • Jean Meneses: The Chilean was one of the highlights of the Scarlets, scoring the goal in a good team move that he himself started.
  • Leo Fernandez: He had a shot to the crossbar and he wanted to do something against his former team, but he only played 45 minutes.
  • Carlos Gonzalez: He played 45 minutes, but did not appear in the time he was there, he only touched the ball 19 times.

Substitutes

  • Jorge Rodriguez: He only played nine minutes.
  • Allan Rodriguez: He barely played a minute.
  • Jordan Sierra: He played 45 minutes, but had no impact on the game.
  • Camilo Sanvezzo: He played 45 minutes, but did not register a single shot.

This is how we saw it: Tigres vs. Toluca