The Tigers win the CONCACAF Champions League, Gignac scorer

The Tigers win the CONCACAF Champions League
The Tigers win the CONCACAF Champions League

Tigres UANL 2 – 1 Los Angeles FC (LAFC)

Goals : Hugo Ayala 72′ André-Pierre Gignac 84′ // Diego Rossi 61′


André-Pierre Gignac was once again the hero of the evening. Besides, this time he offered the Monterrey Tigers their first CONCACAF Champions League in their history to the detriment of Los Angeles FC (2-1).

Served at the 84th minute of the game after a nice rush Luis Alfonso Rodriguez, the French scored the second goal of the Mexican club flat foot, synonymous with victory. After three failures, the former Phocaean was finally able to lift the precious trophy, the eighth since his arrival in 2015. “I have always wanted to win it even if some say it is not worth it,” he said. After the conference, he declared. It’s worth going to a Club World Cup, it’s worth playing against the best teams from every continent and today it’s the Tigers’ turn.

At 35th, Gignac will therefore participate in the Club World Cup in Qatar in February. He will find therein particular the three Blues of Bayern: Kingsley Coman, Lucas Hernandez, and Benjamin Pavard.