Concachampions: Herediano takes advantage;  Pachuca and Tigres leave their round of 16 series on hold – La Opinion

Concachampions: Herediano takes advantage; Pachuca and Tigres leave their round of 16 series on hold – La Opinion

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He Herediano from Costa Rica defeated Robin Hood of Suriname 2-0 at home at the start of the round of 16 of the Concacaf Champions Cupwhile in the two remaining duels that opened the day The representatives of Liga MX, Pachuca and Tigres failed to take advantage in their duels.

The Costa Rican club achieved victory with goals from Honduran Getsel Montes and Mexican Adrián Garza.

“I am not pleased with what happened, the important thing was the two goals, the victory and the zero behind, but I am not pleased because this team is ready for more. We lacked intensity, and in the return we have to finish the series,” said Herediano’s technical director, the Mexican Héctor “El Pity” Altamirano, remembered in Mexico for his time as a player with Santos Laguna.

In the match played at the Alejandro Morera Soto stadium in Alajuela, Costa Rica, the local team took the lead in the 32nd minute when Montes scored with his left foot inside the area after a series of rebounds.

Herediano’s second goal fell in the 84th minute with a powerful shot from Garza inside the area.

“It was a very complicated opponent, it was difficult for us to beat them, now it’s time to go play there and go for the title to seek qualification. The 2-0 score is a bit misleading, very traceable, so we have to go and win the game and take the classification,” Montes told the official Concacaf broadcast.

The second leg will be played on March 13 at the Franklin Essed stadium in Paramaribo in Suriname.

Tigres and Pachuca could not beat their MLS rivals

In the other meetings on Tuesday, Orlando City from the United States and Tigres UANL of Mexico tied without goals in Florida. The series will be defined on March 12 at the Universitario de Monterrey stadium, home of Tigres.

The duel at the Orlando City Stadium was even with slight dominance by the Mexican team; However, they failed to generate danger and the duel generally lacked emotions. The two goalkeepers had a field day and in the end the scoreboard did not move, it was a tie that left the feeling that neither team made an effort to seek victory.

While, Philadelphia Union of the MLS and the Tuzos of Pachuca also tied without goals.

Unlike the Tigres match, this goalless draw did have emotions and Subaru Park witnessed the dominance of the Tuzos over Philadelphia Union.

The score ended 0-0, but the danger warnings came from the third minute, when Nelson Deossa recovered a ball, stood on the edge of the area and unleashed a shot that barely went over the goal.

Minutes later Philadelphia responded with a great play and a shot by Mikael Uhre that goalkeeper Carlos Moreno barely managed to save.

Then the Tuzos attacked with more force, but neither Neossa himself, nor Erick Sánchez nor Oussama Idrissi could break the bolt, although they tried repeatedly.

The second leg will be played on March 12 at the Hidalgo stadium in Pachuca.

The duels for today are Liga Deportiva Alajuelense vs. New England, Dynamo vs. Columbus Crew and the most striking: the Mexican Classic Chivas vs. America, but in its Concachampions version.

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