CLUB TIJUANA BEATS SAN LUIS ON THE ROAD IN WEEK 12
Atletico San Luis 2-3 Xoloitzcuintles, LIGA MX 2019 Apertura
SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico (Sept. 29, 2019) –Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles
earned three points on the road with a 3-2 win against host Atletico San
Luis Sunday at Estadio Alfonso Lastras.
Ariel Nahuelpan scored twice while Leonel Miranda also found the net
for the Xoloitzcuintles in the LIGA MX 2019 Apertura Week 12 match.
Uriel Macias and Nicolas Ibañez scored for San Luis.
The win gives coach Oscar Pareja three more points in the standings and
is now 5-4-2 with 17 points in the standings. Club Tijuana has won two
consecutive league matches for the first time this season.
Nahuelpan gave the Xoloitzcuintles a 1-0 lead in the 50th minute when
he sent a blast on an indirect free kick from just outside the San Luis
six-yard box. His blast split the defensive wall at the goal line,
burying the ball just inside the right post into the net. Nahuelpan
socred his second of the night on a header off a corner kick in the 59th
minute. Leonal Miranda extended the Club Tijuana lead to 3-0 in the 64th
off an assist by Miller Bolaños.
San Luis found its two goals later with Macias scoring in the 67th and
Ibañez scoring on the final play of the match.
The Xoloitzcuintles will now return to Tijuana to begin preparing to
host Atlas in a Week 13 match at Estadio Caliente Friday Oct. 4.