GOOD START TO THE SEASON
Xoloitzcuintles beat Atlas 3-1 in season opener
TIJUANA (July 25, 2020) -Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles returned to
action at Estadio Caliente after 134 days without soccer and they earned
a 3-1 win against visiting Atlas FC Saturday night.
Club Tijuana earned its first three points of the GUARD1ANES 2020 LIGA
MX season with a new roster that included more than 11 additions. It
showed in the Week 1 match against Atlas de Guadalajara.
The Xoloitzcuintles came out with an aggressive offense from the start.
And it ultimately paid off. Miller Bolaños scored in the 12th minute
after a poor clearance by the Atlas goalkeeper.
Atlas tied the game in the 20th minute with a goal by Luciano Acosta.
But it was Jordi Cortizo who would come into the game in the second
half make an immediate impact in his debut with Club Tijuana. He scored
off an assist by Bolaños in the 50th minute. Club Tijuana extended its
lead with a goal by newcomer Jimmy Gomez in stoppage time.
Coach Pablo Guede’s team will now visit Club America at Estadio
Universitario in a Week 2 match Saturday Aug. 1.