CLUB TIJUANA EARNS WIN VS. PREVIOUSLY UNBEATEN RAYADOS
Xoloitzcuintles 1-0 Monterrey, LIGA MX 2019 Week 11
TIJUANA (March 16, 2019) –Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles’ midfielder
Miller Bolaños scored in the 62nd minute to help his team to a 1-0 win
against previously unbeaten Rayados de Monterrey Saturday night.
Bolaños tapped in a cross by Gustavo Bou to give the home side the win
in front of a loud Estadio Caliente crowd. Bolaños sent the stadium into
frenzy after finishing the scoring play that started on a pass of his
It was Bolaños who fed Bou on the previous pass before sprinting up
field to receive the give back and finish the scoring play. It was one
of a handful of scoring opportunities created by coach Oscar Pareja’s
team against one of Mexico’s more dangerous attacking teams. Monterrey
came into the match unbeaten in its 10 games.
The win gives Club Tijuana three more points in the standings. The
Xoloitzcuintles are now 6-4-1 with 19 points in the 2019 Clausura
standings after Week 11. Goalkeeper Gibran Lajud in part helped with the
win after making several standout saves. He dove to his left to punch
out a Miguel Layun freekick with one hand at the final moment in the
Rayados tried to rally late in the match as it pressured and attacked
but the Xoloitzcuintles defense held with Lajud behind making more
Club Tijuana now heads into a FIFA international break next week. It
resumes league action with a Week 12 match at Queretaro FC March 30.
Xolos 1, Monterrey 0
1-0/ 62’ -Miller Bolaños (TIJ)
Club Tijuana: 2. Julian Velazquez, 3. Luis Fuentes, 8. Ignacio Rivero,
10. Fabian Castillo, 12. Gustavo Bou, 15. Diego Rodriguez, 16. Diego
Braghieri, 23. Miller Bolaños, 25. Gibran Lajud, 28. Omar Mendoza, 32.
Ariel Nahuelpan. Coach: Oscar Pareja.
Monterrey: Marcelo Barovero, 3. Cesar Montes, 4. Nicolas Sanchez, 8.
Dorlan Pabon, 9. Fernando Bareiro, 11. Leonel Vanigioni, 16. Celso
Ortiz, 18. Aviles Hurtado, Rodolfo Pizarro, 21. Miguel Layun, 32.
Maximiliano Meza. Coach: Diego Alonso