Highlights and goals: Xolos 1-2 León, 2019 Liga MX


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Match highlights
León consolidates the second place and Xolos ends his participation in this Apertura 2019
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The referee whistles the end of the match. Leon wins 1-2 and takes the three points from the Caliente Stadium.
The referee stops the match because of the fans' forbidden shout towards the goalkeeper.
Again Ariel Nahuelpan with a header, but deflected the ball to corner.
Yellow card for Braghieri.
Close! Ariel Nahuelpán cheered up with a header but Cota gets the ball.
The referee adds nine minutes to the match.
89' GOAL
GOAL! Goal by Camilo Sanvezzo. Xolos 1-2 León.
After checking the VAR play, the referee removes Sanvezzo's yellow card and penal decree.
The referee goes to the VAR to see the possible foul inside the area in favor of xolos.
Camilo Sanvezzo gets the yellow card because the referee considered that he tried to deceive him with a foul in the area.
Close! Falleti was alone in front of the goal, he hits him with first intention and the ball goes off course.
Last substitution of Tijuana. Mendoza enters and Loroña leaves.
Substitution of Xolos. Enters Ariel Nahuelpán and Arce leaves.
Mosquera gets hurt and he'll get off the court. Leon will play with 10 men because the three substitutions have been made.
This was the second goal
Leo Ramos scores the penalty and the second goal of the match.
Tijuana substitution. Ángel Sepúlveda enters and leaves Mauro Lainez.
Last change from 'La fiera'. Mosquera enters and González leaves.
Yellow card for Loroña.
Yellow card for Rodríguez!
After a strong entrance, Lolo Miranda gets a red card.
56' GOAL
Ramos takes advantage of the penalty and expands León advantage.
The referee goes to VAR and confirms the penalty. Gibrán Lajud gets a yellow card.
The referee has scored a penalty for Leon.
Two changes were made for this second half. Mena and Macias came out, Ramos and Montes came in.
The second  half has started!
45' MT
After a closing with many arrivals from Xolos, the score remains 0-1 in favor of Leon.
COOTAA! In two halves he stops the goal from Cesar Falletti who cheered up with a powerful shot in the area.
Mauro Lainez misses it. Cross shot inside the area passing the right post.
That was the first goal of the game that puts the visiting team in advantage.
25' Goal annulled
Goal of Loroña that the referee annuls with the intervention of the VAR.
20' GOAL!
Gooooaaal by Ismael Sosa! León is winning 0-1.
César Falletti's powerful shot that goes over the goal.
Campbell shoots from half a distance to surprise Lajud, but the keeper saves without problem.
First option of danger of Xolos after a service from Falleti that cuts Cota.
The match has started!
The players observed a minute's silence after Jorge Vergara's death.
Xolos warming up
This is what the court looks like minutes before the game.
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Lineup León
Cota, Navarro, Herrera, Rodríguez, González, Mena, Ochoa, Meneses, Sosa, Campbell, Macías.
Lineup Xolos
Lajud, Velázquez, Braghieri, Loroña, Rivero, Arce, Cruz, Lainez, Miranda, Sanvezzo, Falletti.


That's how the visiting team arrived
For this match, the locals will not count on Jordan Silva for a suspension issue, but will be able to line up their most dangerous men in attack, Milller Bolaños and Ariel Nahuelpán the latter being the top scorer in the xolaje with six goals.
The last four confrontations playing at the Caliente Stadium, the results have been favorable for the border team, adding; two victories and a tie; León have only been able to defeat Xolos in only one occasion, in the 2019 Clausura with a favorable score by 3 goals to 1.
Caliente Stadium was inaugurated in 2007 and has a capacity of more than 27 thousand spectators; it is in process of expansion. It is the only stadium in Mexico's First Division that has a synthetic grass court and tonight will host the match between Tijuana and Leon.
Foto: Xolos
Photo: Xolos
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León last lineup
Cota; Navarro, Tesillo, Herrera, Moreno; Mena, Ochoa, Meneses, Sosa; Campbell, Macías.
Xolos last lineup
Lajud; Silva, Velázquez, Mendoza, Cruz; Lainez, Miranda, Balanta, Bolaños; Da Silva, Nahuelpán.
León: Team News
After being one step away from the title last season, Leon striker, Ismael Sosa, said the team is bound to reach the final one more time due to the quality of their squad.

"Our obligation with this team is to try to reach a final again and on this anniversary of the club be able to achieve something important that would be paramount.

Personally, I always like it when the team closes at home, you have the drive of your people, of your court, in this case the León plays very well as a visitor and I think that getting a good result as a visitor gives you the chance to close it on your court", he said.

Photo: Fer Montañez VAVEL
Photo: Fer Montañez VAVEL
Xolos: Team News
In a press conference, Tijuana strategist Oscar Pareja hopes the results of this final round will favor the Xolos. 

"You look at the general table and we're still in the last round with possibilities, that we let go because we controlled them and that was the anguish after the game with Juarez and Monterrey but still we go to the last date.

We came with the bitterness of knowing that we had the broadest possibility but still have it and we are going to hold on to a Lion that we know well," he said.

Photo: Julio Felix VAVEL
Photo: Julio Felix VAVEL
To improve the position in the table
León will seek to improve his position and place himself in the second place with a possible victory against the Xolos of Tijuana. The Panzas Verdes have just beaten Toluca and are currently in fourth place on the table with 30 points and will try to beat Tijuana and hope Necaxa loses to climb to the subliderato of the classification. In the event of a draw or loss, Nacho Ambriz's side could lose that fourth position with some combination of results.
Foto: daleleon.mx
Photo: daleleon.mx
Last call for Xolos
The squad led by Oscar Pareja has the need to win and wait for other combinations of results to slip into the top 8 of the standings. His last two defeats to Juarez and Rayados complicated things for the border team. Now they are forced to win tonight against 'La Fiera' and hope that the team led by Antonio Mohamed falls to Atlas.
Foto: Julio C. Félix
Photo: Julio C. Félix VAVEL
Tonight, Friday's day will culminate when Xolos, who are still looking for a combination to qualify to liguilla, host Nacho Ambriz's León, who are looking to climb positions to take advantage in the final round.
Kick-off time
The Xolos vs León match will be played at the stadium Caliente, in Tijuana, Mexico. The kick-off is scheduled at 10:10pm ET.
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