XOLOS YOUTH TEAMS IN ACTION
Club Tijuana’s Under-17 and U20 squads hosted Pumas UNAM in Week 8 of youth soccer action.
Youth Soccer News: Club Tijuana’s youth soccer teams saw great soccer action Saturday at Estadio Caliente – it was a game of challenge and skill for both teams as the Xolos took on Pumas UNAM in week 8.
The Under-17 squad coached by Ildefonso Mendoza beat visiting Pumas UNAM 2-0 in a LIGA MX 2018 Clausura Week 8 match. Cesar Rosales (7th minute) and Carlos Ramirez (37th) scored for the home side.
With the win, Club Tijuana is now 4-3-1 with 17 points in the standings, good for seventh place after its game against Pumas from Mexico City.
The Under-20 team played to a 1-1 tie, also against Pumas.
Ivan Lopez gave the home side a 1-0 lead but Pumas found the equalizer late in the match. The tie gives the Xoloitzcuintles a point in the standings. Coach Raul Chabrand’s team now has 12 points.
Both youth teams will travel to Mexico City to face Club America Feb. 24 in Week 9 matches.