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Tigres crowns itself ultimate Mexican champion in Campeon de Campeones Cup

Tigres became the first Liga MX team to win a trophy this semester as they have been crowned for the fourth time in the history of the Champion of Champions which was celebrated on Sunday at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California, with a 2-1 victory over the Tuzos of Pachuca.

How did the Campeón de Campeones score the goals?

The only goal of the match came after a beautiful collective play by Robert Dante Siboldi's team during the 32nd minute when Fernando Gorriarán took the ball and opened up to the right where Luis Quiñones was in the perfect unmarked position to receive the ball. The Colombian made a brilliant left-footed pass for Juan Pablo Vigón to make a delayed diagonal for Gorriarán to push the ball into the net that was undefended by Óscar Ustari.

At in the second half, Vigón had another opportunity to make it 2-0, but his shot hit the post to the good fortune of the Hidalgo team.

The game was decided at 76' when Nicolás Ibañez had an impressive low header shot that went all the way through the center of the box making putting Tigres on top.

Pachuca also managed to make his presence known after a goal by Tony Figueroa marked the beginning of the end for the team as the goal went through, however, Tigres did not let them get near the victory after they changed strategy to keep the upper hand and finish the game on top.

What's next for Tigres and Pachuca?

Tigres will make their debut in Matchday 1 of the Apertura 2023 next Saturday, July 1, when they host Puebla, while Pachuca will visit Mazatlan, on Friday, June 30.

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