Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Castillo helps Tijuana win in Libertadores Cup debut
February 19th, 2013 10:43PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  americans abroad, colombia, libertadores cup, mexico

MOST COMMENTED

[AMERICANA ABROAD] Edgar Castillo set up Richard Ruiz for the lone goal as Mexican champion Tijuana beat Millonarios, 1-0, in Bogota in the Libertadores Cup opener for both teams. Joe Corona also started and played 67 minutes for the Xolos, who had never played in the South American club competition.

Castillo, whose distribution was excellent all game, sent a cross into the area, where Ruiz was free on the far side. The Mexican fired a bullet that gave Millonarios goalie Luis Delgado no chance for the lone goal in the 61st minute.

Daniel Marquez had scored for the Xolos minutes earlier, but the goal was wrongly called back for offside.

Former Seattle Sounders star Fredy Montero headed the Millonarios attack. The Colombian club finished with a 16-4 edge in shots but never looked like scoring after it fell behind.

A second former MLS player, Jorge Perlaza (Portland and Philadelphia), came on for Millonarios in the 63rd minute.

-- Three days after making his league debut for Club America, 20-year-old Arizona native Ventura Alvarado scored his first goal for the Aguilas in their 3-1 win over second division Necaxa in the Copa MX.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Tim Leiweke    
"I personally don't think Defoe will come back. I think if he doesn't want to be ...
Report: Johnson steps down as Fox soccer announcer    
[SOCCER ON THE AIR] The Fox Sports experiment with Gus Johnson as its No. 1 soccer ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Sunday] For the second time this weekend, No. 2 UCLA had to settle for a ...
MLS run-in complicated by international conflicts    
[DATEBOOK] MLS moves into the final six weeks of the season during which teams will play ...
Galaxy and New York face toughest schedules    
[BY THE NUMBERS] The LA Galaxy and New York Red Bulls have the toughest schedules (based ...
Where to Watch European Soccer    
The new European club season has started up. Here are places Soccer America readers recommend where ...
Galaxy drops precious points at San Jose    
[MLS: Sunday] Even if they were on the road, games against Montreal, last in the overall ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Sunday] No. 2 Virginia and No. 3 Virginia Tech remained unbeaten and untied with victories ...
Green makes Hamburg debut, Jacobson hits winner    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Julian Green made his Bundesliga, starting in Hamburg's 2-0 loss at archrival Hannover 96 ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25 Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Saturday] Sophomore Ashley Hatch led BYU to a 2-0 win over No. 24 Long Beach ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives