Tigres kept nine untrained players in Mexico during the match against Atlas, which is why the club was sanctioned.
The Disciplinary Commission informed that, after the investigation it carried out for a possible improper alignment of tigers in view of Atlasthe Tigres club is sanctioned with “the loss of the match played on May 21, 2022, corresponding to the second leg of the Semifinals of the Closing Tournament 2022 of the MX LEAGUE against Club Atlas, having violated the provisions of articles 48 and 49.7 of the Competition Regulations of the MX Leagueand the result of said match should be 0-2 in favor of Club Atlas”.
In addition, he was penalized tigerswith an economic fine and the goals scored by the cats are left without effect.
The university students faced the Atlas in the second leg of the semi-finals of the tournament and the coach Michael Herrera He made a mistake by putting nine elements not trained in Mexico on the field of play during the match.
What is allowed by the regulations is eight and in that match they were on the field of play Nahuel Guzmán, Igor Lichnosvky, Luis Quiñones, Guido Pizarro, Rafael Carioca, Yefferson Soteldo, Carlos González, Florian Thauvin Y Andre-Pierre Gignac.
In that commitment, those of the UANL They were looking for a comeback on the scoreboard, after they had lost 3-0 to the Rojinegros in the first leg, but in the end they failed to do so by losing 5-4 on aggregate.
At the end of the match, the technician Michael Herrera He accepted that he had made the mistake of putting an improper lineup and that what happened at the Universitario stadium was his responsibility.
Faced with this situation, the MX League announced that the case would be turned over to the Disciplinary Commission for the analysis and this day the sanction for the felines was announced.