U.S. Abroad Tracker (25 and younger): Tigres stuns Gonzalez's Monterrey to take Mexico's Torneo Apertura

Jonathan Gonzalez's Monterrey lost at home in the second leg of Mexico's Torneo Apertura final, falling to city rival Tigres, 2-1. Tigres, which featured Lalo Fernandez and Jose Torres on the bench, won the Clasico Regio, 3-2, on aggregate to capture the Apertura for the third year in a row.

Gonzalez played 79 minutes before going off. A goal by Dorlan Pabon gave Los Rayados the lead in the 2nd minute, but it proved to be a poisoned goal as Tigres stormed back for a pair of first-half goals, first a long-range shot from Chilean Eduardo Vargas, then a header from Colombian Francisco Meza, who beat Gonzalez to a corner kick for the winning goal.

Monterrey had a chance to tie the game shortly after Gonzalez went off, but Aviles Hurtado missed the goal with his penalty kick.

GOALKEEPERS:
SUNDAY:
Lalo Fernandez (24, Tigres/MEX), on bench, 2-1 at Monterrey
Jonathan Klinsmann (20, Hertha Berlin/GER), on bench, 1-1 at Augsburg
Ethan Horvath (22, Club Brugge/BEL), did not dress, 3-1 vs. Lokeren
Brady Scott (18, FC Cologne/GER), did not dress, 3-4 vs. Freiburg

DEFENDERS:
FRIDAY:
*Cameron Carter-Vickers
(19, Sheffield United/ENG 2), on bench, 1-2 vs. Bristol City
SATURDAY:
John Brooks (24, Wolfsburg/GER), 90 minute, 0-0 at Hamburg
Shane O'Neill (24, Excelsior/NED), did not dress, 1-2 vs. PEC Zwolle
Desevio Payne (21, Excelsior/NED), did not dress, 1-2 vs. PEC Zwolle
*Antonee Robinson (20, Bolton Wanderers/ENG 2), 90 minutes, 1 yellow card, 2-3 vs. Nott. Forest
DeAndre Yedlin (24, Newcastle United/ENG), 90 minutes, 2-3 vs. Leicester City
SUNDAY:
*Matt Miazga (22, Vitesse/NED), at Sparta Rotterdam (postponed)
Shaq Moore (20, Levante/ESP), 45 minutes, 1-2 vs. Athletic Bilbao
Caleb Stanko (24, Freiburg/GER), sub-74 minutes, 4-3 vs. FC Cologne

MIDFIELDERS:
SATURDAY:
Luca de la Torre (19, Fulham/ENG2), on bench, 1-0 vs. Birmingham City
Lyndon Gooch (21, Sunderland/ENG 2), 89 minutes, 0-0 vs. Wolves
Emerson Hyndman (21, Bournemouth/ENG), did not dress, 2-2 at Crystal Palace
Weston McKennie (19, Schalke 04/GER), 90 minutes, 0-0 at Bor. M'Gladbach
Christian Pulisic (19, Bor. Dortmund/GER), 90 minutes, 1-2 vs. Werder Bremen
Kenny Saief (23, Gent/BEL), sub-22 minutes, 2-1 vs. Kortrijk
Kyle Scott (19, Chelsea/ENG), did not dress, 0-1 at West Ham United
SUNDAY:
Jonathan Gonzalez
(18, Monterrey/MEX), 79 minutes, 1-2 vs. Tigres (Liguilla final, second leg)
Juan Pablo Torres (18, Lokeren/BEL), on bench, 1-3 at Club Brugge
MONDAY:
Jerome Kiesewetter (24, Fortuna Duesseldorf/GER 2), vs. Nuremberg

FORWARDS:
FRIDAY:
*McKinze Gaines (19, Darmstadt/GER 2), did not dress, 0-1 at Erzgebirge Aue
*Andrija Novakovich (21, Telstar/NED 2), 64 minutes, 1 missed penalty kick, vs. Emmen
Jordan Siebatcheu (21, Reims/FRA 2), 88 minutes, 2-1 at Niort
Maki Tall (22, Tours/FRA 2), sub-3 minutes, 1-2 vs. Nancy
SATURDAY:
Julian Green (22, Greuther Fuerth/GER 2), 90 minutes, 1-0 vs. Heidenheim
Keaton Parks (20, Benfica/POR), on bench, 3-1 vs. Estoril
Bobby Wood (25, Hamburg/GER), did not dress, 0-0 vs. Wolfsburg
SUNDAY:
Jonathan Amon
(18, FC Nordsaelland, DEN), 82 minutes, 3-2 vs. Hobro
*Josh Perez (19, Livorno/ITA 3), sub-16 minutes, 3-2 at Carrarese
Emmanuel Sabbi (19, Hobro/DEN), sub-9 minutes, 2-3 at FC Nordsaelland
*Haji Wright (19, Sandhausen/GER 2), did not dress, 3-1 vs. Arminia Bielefeld
*On loan.

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