LIGA MX Week 15 match: Xoloitzcuintles 3-0 Guadalajara
Soccer News: This was an exciting match with fans roaring in the packed stadium for their favorite team. If only all matches could be this dramatic and down to the wire.
Here is the Xolos Recap of the Action:
Ecuadorian striker Miller Bolaños and Argentine Forward Gustavo Bou converted penalty kicks and Rubio Rubin scored late in a 3-0 Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles win against Chivas de Guadalajara Friday night.
It was Club Tijuana who showcased a fluid brand of soccer in the LIGA MX Week 15 match that had Bolaños scoring seven minutes into the match. The early goal. Bou extended the lead in the 40th minute, beating Chivas goalkeeper Miguel Jimenez.
Bolaños converted his penalty kick after Chivas’ Jair Pereira was whistled for a hand ball. Bou took the second penalty kick after Martin Lucero was pulled down on a run by Benjamin Galindo. Rubin, a United States national team player, scored his first goal with Tijuana in the 84th minute. The Oregon native took a ball on a sprint and beat Jimenez one-on-one.
The win helps the Xoloitzcuintles to three more points in the standings. Coach Diego Cocca’s team is now 5-4-6 with 21 points, helping its cause to move up the 2018 standings and remain in playoff position. Club Tijuana has two regular season matches remaining. It’s last road match in Week 16 at Club Leon Saturday April 21. Coach Diego Cocca’s team ends the regular season with a home match against Toluca April 27.
XOLOS 2, CHIVAS
1-0/ 7’ –Miller Bolaños (TIJ)
2-0/ 40’- Gustavo Bou (TIJ)
3-0/ 84’ –Rubio Rubin (TIJ)
Club Tijuana- 5. Damian Musto, 6. Juan Carlos Valenzuela, 7. Gustavo Bou, 8. Jose Rivero, 9. Martin Lucero, 12. Pablo Aguilar, 15. Damian Perez, 25. Gibran Lajud, 26. Luis Mendoza, 28. Omar Mendoza, 32. Miller Bolaños, Coach Diego Cocca.
Chivas- 4. Jair Pereira, 6. Edwin Hernandez, 13. Walter Sandoval, 14. Angel Zaldivar, 15. Michelle Benitez, 28. Juan Basulto, 34. Miguel Jimenez, 287. Oscar Macias, 288. Fernando Beltran, 296. Benjamin Galindo, 302. Edson Torres. Coach: Matias Almeyda.
Source: Press Release