The Spanish Sergio Canales scored a penalty after 97 minutes this Tuesday and thus ensured the home win 0-1 around tigerhe sent his new team, Montereyto the Quarterfinals of the League Cup. Monterrey, the team led by Argentina coach Fernando Ortiz, meets in the quarterfinals Los Angeles F.Cwho left today on the way to Royal Salt Lake with a win of 4-0.
The royal derby of Mexican football was played in Houston today with much fighting and little goal movement until, when the game seemed settled, Javier Aquino committed a foul in the box and Canales converted the penalty. The match was intense. Both teams had approaches in the area, Monterrey especially with Canales and Argentinean Rogelio Funes Mori and the Tigres with Frenchman André Pierre Gignac.
In the second part, the fight for the ball blocked the game in midfield. When it seemed the game would have to be decided on penalties, Monterrey took a risk in attack and when Canales converted the penalty, Tigres came back empty-handed, with Uruguayan Robert Dante Siboldi on the bench.