Tigres bounce back to beat Lyon in CONCACAF Champions League semi-final first leg


The Tigers They came from behind to strike the lion This Tuesday at the Universitario Stadium as the locals, in the first leg of a hard-fought semi-final. Concacaf Champions 2023.

Chile Victor DavilaIn the 6th minute, Lyon took the lead. Sebastian CordovaAt 45, and Columbian Luis QuinonesAt 45+3, he scored for the Tigers.

Argentina goalkeeper Nahuel Guzmán opened the first warning of danger in the 4th minute with a cross from El Leon.

Two minutes later, with the ball on the edge of the area for Dévila, the Chilean curled a left-footed shot which he converted to give the Leonese a 1-0 win.

‘Patton’ Guzman saves Tigers The second goal against Elias Hernandez on the 23rd when he flew to block a fancy scissor shot.

Guzman He shone again at 28, this time with a flight to deflect a shot from outside the area where Colombian Steven Barreiro connected with a hand.

The Tigers They responded in the 29th when Quinones stood in the Lyon area, where he took a shot that was covered by goalkeeper Rodolfo Cotta.

At 30, French André-Pierre Guignac He squandered an opportunity to equalize by sending a header inside the six-yard box to one side of the goal.

The Tigers found a 1-1 tie when Cordova finished off a pass from Quinones inside the area.

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In compensation for the first half, Quinones He found a ball in the area and made it 2-1 with a left-footed shot.

As the second half began, the Tigers were planted in the Lyon area, where Gignac finished on goal but his shot was saved by goalkeeper Cota.

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At 70, Pital Ambris attempted a shot from outside the area and Nahuel Guzmán swerved to his right to cover the last obvious dangerous play of the game.

Dual pack

The second leg of this semi-final will be played on Wednesday, May 3 NouCamp stadium.

The other semi-final will be between the American teams Philadelphia Union And Angels FC, Wednesday April 26 at the stadium Subaru Park and Tuesday, May 2 at BMO Stadium

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