MEXICO CITY, Apr 24 (Reuters) – Tigres UANL came back from an adverse score and beat Monterrey 2-1 on Saturday thanks to goals from Paraguayan Carlos González and Frenchman André Pierre Gignac on the sixteenth day of the Guard1anes tournament Closing of Mexican football .
In the other matches on Saturday, the leader Cruz Azul beat Atlético de San Luis 3-2, while Guadalajara won 1-0 away from Atlas.
In the triumph of Tigres, the “Rayados” of Monterrey took the lead in the 18th minute with a powerful left-footed shot from Alfonso González from outside the area.
The club from the Autonomous University of Nuevo León tied at 35 minutes when Carlos González finished off with his head a cross sent by Colombian Luis Quiñones from the right side.
The victory for Tigres came in the 64th minute by way of a penalty kick scored by Gignac with a powerful shot.
The activity will continue on Sunday when América visits Toluca and Querétaro opposite Bravos de Ciudad Juárez.
The day will be completed on Monday with the match between Pachuca and Santos Laguna.
On Friday, Tijuana beat Necaxa 1-0 in the debut of Uruguayan technical director Robert Dante Siboldi, four days after his appointment as strategist for the “Xoloitzcuintles.”
In the other matches on Friday, Mazatlán beat defending champion León 4-3, while Puebla and Pumas UNAM drew goalless.
(Report by Carlos Calvo Pacheco)