With two goals from Angel Mina, Leon defeated Tigres 2-1 in the second leg of the 2021 Apertura semi-final and thus got his ticket to the final, after the aggregate ended in a 3-3 draw, so now he will just wait. Competition.
Team Guanajuato made a pass to the next round thanks to their top spot in the overall table during the regular stage, having finished third, while UANL finished fourth.
The match started strong, at times difficult, but both teams struggled to open the scoring, even though the home team was more than making up against the opponent’s booth.
Esmeralda took the lead on the scoreboard in the seventh minute, when Angel Mina received the ball in the opponent’s area on the right side, crossed his shot to send it into the net and shot 1-0.
Seeing themselves on the scoreboard, the UANL team responded and after 15 minutes they got the equalizer with a shot in the area by Diego Reyes, after he got a free kick and thus they fell 1-1.
The match continued at a good pace and the two teams resulted in annoying arrivals, one from Tigres via Andre-Pierre Gignac and the other from Lyon with Victor Davila, but everything was left in fear for the opponent.
Realizing that they had demanded to win this match to get to the next stage, Esmeraldas continued to seek to cash in on the board again, but Tigres knew how to solve the hosts’ attacks.
Lyon got another chance through Jose Ivan Rodriguez, who fired on target, but Argentine goalkeeper Nahuel Guzman was eager to turn the ball down.
Victor Davila generated another pass for Lyon, when he finished a late pass into the area, but once again Guzman saved his cubicle by rejecting the ball and thus the level was maintained.
Esmeralda did not let their arms down and Angel Mina was responsible for setting the score 2-1 in the 84th minute when he finished off the match with a header in the area giving them the win and a pass to the final.