Tigres and Orlando City played an intense match for the round of 16 of the Concacaf Champions League at the Estadio Universitario. The game was broadcast throughout Latin America on FOX Sports, where both teams displayed an equal level of play.
The Tigres, who were looking to advance to the next round of the tournament, came on strong from the start, but Orlando City was able to match their intensity. As the first half progressed, both teams had a few chances to score, but each defense held strong, resulting in a scoreless tie at halftime.
In the second half, the Tigres continued to press forward, but Orlando City started to gain momentum as the game went on. The breakthrough finally came in the 62nd minute when Orlando’s Wilder Cartagena scored the first goal of the match, giving his team the lead.
The Tigres were not going to be defeated easily, and they continued to push forward, finally equalizing in the 78th minute with a goal by André Pierre Gignac. Both teams played hard until the final whistle, but the match ended in a 1-1 draw.
With the score tied, everything will be decided in the second leg on March 15th. The Tigres will need to play with intensity and improve their finishing skills to advance in the tournament. Orlando City, on the other hand, will need to maintain their strong defense and capitalize on their chances to secure a victory.
Fans across Latin America will be eagerly anticipating the second leg, which promises to be just as exciting as the first. Will the Tigres be able to come out on top or will Orlando City pull off an upset? Only time will tell.