09/17/2021 at 6:22 AM CEST
. / San Luis Potosí
The Argentinian Germán Berterame scored three goals this Thursday on the San Luis win 4-1 over Tijuana at the start of the ninth day of the 2021 Apertura tournament of Mexican soccer. With his triplet the gunner reached six goals and tied for the top scorer to the Uruguayan Nicolás López de los Tigres. The Uruguayan completed the score for the local team Facundo waller, while the Argentine scored for Tijuana Lucas Rodriguez.
San Luis, the Atlético de Madrid branch in Mexico, took control of the game from the first minutes. The dominance took effect in the 36th minute in an escape from the left by Argentine Andrés Vombergar, who crossed a ball that was weakly rejected by defender Vladimir Loroña and left it for Berterame’s left-footed shot, it was 1-0. Four minutes later, inside the area, José Lozano, served at the entrance of the born in the province of Córdoba, Argentina, who finished with a header to celebrate his second goal for San Luis.
The Tijuana defense could not contain the local bombardment. In the 45th minute, Colombian Mauro Manotas interrupted a center inside the area with his hand and the referee signaled a penalty. He threw it the number seven goal for 3-0, his third goal of the night. The visitor’s reaction came in added time with a right-hand shot from Rodríguez that beat Argentine goalkeeper Marcelo Barovero, it was 3-1 before the break.
In the second half, San Luis returned to the charge and at 53 Waller sentenced it 4-1 with a shot from outside the area that entered the corner of the visiting goal. With the victory, San Luis reached 13 points, climbed from ninth to fifth; Tijuana was 16th with six units.
The day will continue this Friday with the Necaxa-Atlas duel. On Saturday, the match between América, the undefeated leader of the Apertura 2021 with 20 points, which will visit Toluca, second place, 17 points, stands out. Las Águilas, led by Argentine Santiago Solari, is the only team that has not lost in the Apertura 2021. Also on Saturday will play León-Juárez FC, Guadalajara-Pachuca, and Mazatlán FC-Pumas UNAM. On Sunday the classic of the city of Monterrey stands out between the Rayados and the Tigres. The activity will be closed by the Cruz Azul-Querétaro and Santos-Puebla duels.