Tijuana and León tied 0-0 in a duel corresponding to matchday 16 of the Clausura 2023, which was played at the Caliente Stadium.
Both teams took the field with the obligation to win and it was the Xolos who had the first danger with a scissor cut by Lisandro López that Rodolfo Cota effectively saved.
La Fiera also responded with a long range shot from Elias Hernandezbut the expulsion of Oscar Villa in minute 15 limited the visitors in attack.
For the second half, the game continued with the same inertia and those led by Miguel Herrera went up on the scoreboard with a goal from Braian Romero, the referee annulled it for offside.
Subsequently, the Panzas Verdes had the opportunity to go ahead on a couple of occasions with a shot by Fidel Ambriz that Antonio Rodríguez saved and another one-on-one between Ángel Mena and the Tijuana goalkeeper, but Nicolás Larcamón’s box was not fine in the rival area.
With this tie, Tijuana reaches 16 points and it seems difficult for it to access the playoffs, since it is in position number 15, while León has 27 points and is placed in fifth place, so it let go of the possibility of get into the top four.
On the last day, the Xolos will visit the Puebla and Lion will receive the tigers of Robert Dante Siboldi.