The Rayados de Monterrey they were imposed by marker of 1-0 to the Tigers of the Autonomous University of Nuevo León (UANL) in it Classic Regalvalid for day 12 of the Clausura 2023 tournament of Liga MXfrom the university stadium.
The Monterrey confrontation began quickly for the feline squad with a long-distance attempt to Rafael Carioca to the minute 3′ but what happened above the stringer and it did not create any danger.
Both squads exchanged opportunities and came close to the precious goal, but between good defensive interventions and failures in the definition, the score came at halftime tied 0-0.
Already on the return the squad of striped showed why they are the first classified to the Final Phase of the Closingand they were able to stop the rival attacks while generating dangerous arrivals.
To the minute 75′ finally fell the sought after goal for Montereywhich in a perfect long distance shot of louis romoleft the goalkeeper standing Nahuel Guzman that he was unable to react to the whiplash of the Mexican (1-0).
Andre Pierre-Gignac He was the one who generated the greatest danger from the university students, who besieged the area of the tournament leaders during the last minutes.
The best for the tigers went to 86′ with a header inside the area of the Frenchman who crashed in the crossbar and miraculously left the goal of Stephen Andrada.
those of the UANL they did not give up at any time and turn on the alarms again in the Volcanofirst with a shot of Samir that barely was deflected by the goalkeeperand later in a corner kick that barely passed by above the three sticks.
The referee added six minutes of overtimeduring which, the cats did not lower the intensity, but standing well and without backing down, the striped they squeezed the stopwatch and left the house of their greatest rivals with the three points and the satisfaction of being first guests to the Liga MX league.