Torres celebrates Mexican Copa MX title
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Jose Torres became the first American to win Mexico's Copa MX when he started for Tigres in its 3-0 win
over Alebrijes de Oaxaca in Wednesday's final played in Monterrey.
Oaxaca, which plays in the second division, had several early chances before Tigres went ahead in the 36th minute on a
penalty kick by Juninho. The penalty was awarded after Juninho was dragged down in the area going for a Torres corner kick.
Alan Pulido made it 2-0 in the 66th minute and Argentine-born Lucas Lobos added a third goal on a free kick in the 86th
The Copa MX is held in each half-season and played by first division teams not involved in Concacaf Champions League or Libertadores Cup play and by second division teams.
The 2014 title is Torres' first with Tigres. He was on Pachuca teams that won three Concacaf titles, one Copa Sudamericana title and the Clausura 2007 league crown.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily MLS Preseason: Training camp and friendly schedules Feb. 6, 7:14 p.m. |
Toronto FC beats the LA Galaxy, 3-2, in a preseason scrimmage in the first of six ... MLS player tracker with complete rosters (Feb. 5-6) Feb. 6, 7 p.m.
Walker Zimmerman is back with FC Dallas. The 22-year-old defender whose late goal kept it in ... What They're Saying: David Wagner Feb. 6, 6:42 p.m.
"It wasn't a surprise for me. I spoke with Jurgen Klinsmann maybe a year ago and ... TV Report: NBC Sports Group to air Olympic qualifying Feb. 6, 5:18 p.m.
NBC Sports Group will air all 15 matches from the Concacaf Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship that ... USA-Canada International Friendly Player Ratings Feb. 6, 3:35 a.m.
The USA closed out its winter camp with a 1-0 win over Canada on a late ... UCLA lands Pugh and Fleming in recruiting coup Feb. 5, 3:07 a.m.
UCLA has signed U.S. women's national team player Mallory Pugh and Canadian Women's World Cup veteran ... MLS player tracker with complete rosters (Feb. 4) Feb. 5, 2:49 a.m.
Columbus Crew SC now has Ola Kamara to go along with Kei Kamara. The 26-year-old Ola ... USA-Canada Preview: Youngsters should get second look Feb. 5, 2:44 a.m.
Jurgen Klinsmann says he has two short-term goals for the USA's second and final test of ... What They're Saying: Megan Rapinoe Feb. 5, 12:28 a.m.
"Naturally, we're upset. The players are very, very upset. We feel disrespected. We feel that our ... What They're Saying: Jerome Kiesewetter Feb. 5, 12:22 a.m.
"I always did [feel like an American]. My mom always told me about my dad, about ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives