Tigres finishes leader and there will be classic América-Chivas in the women’s league

From the Editorial Office

La Jornada newspaper
Saturday, November 21, 2020, p. a11

Chivas will play the national classic against América in the league of the Mx Femenil League after falling 4-1 against Tigres, which was proclaimed as the top leader of the 2020 Guardianes tournament, yesterday in a duel corresponding to the last day (17) of the phase regular of the 2020 Guardians tournament, played at the University stadium.

Meanwhile, Tigres will face Pachuca in the next stage, while Atlas will face Querétaro and Monterrey will play against Pumas.

The victory allowed the felines to add 46 units, thus achieving their second overall leadership since the creation of the women’s tournament. In turn, the rojiblancas will advance to the league in fourth place, with 38 points.

Tigres’ first score came in the 13th minute, after a corner kick was close to becoming an Olympic goal; However, Chivas goalkeeper Blanca Félix managed to deflect the ball from her goal, but left it alive in the area and after a series of rebounds it fell on the feet of Stephany Mayor, who without hesitation finished at point-blank range to put the 1-0 in favor of his team.

The Monterrey team increased their lead in the 66th minute, when Belén Cruz fired into the area to send the ball to the back of the net and move the cards 2-0.

Chivas managed to close the gap to 79, after Nicole Pérez correctly executed a penalty to put it 2-1 on the scoreboard; however, Katty Martínez, from Tigres, scored a double, at minutes 87 and 90 + 4, for the final 4-1.

América closed the regular phase of the tournament with a 3-0 beating over Pachuca, which despite the defeat obtained its ticket to the league after being placed in eighth place in the standings, with 24 points.

Las Águilas, who remained in fifth position, with 37 units, scored through Casandra Cuevas, at minute 50, Ana Lozada (69) and Marlyn Campa (79).

In turn, Mazatlán drew 1-1 against Atlético de San Luis, and Querétaro fell 2-1 against Cruz Azul.