MEXICO CITY, Aug. 9 (Reuters) – Atlético de San Luis rescued the 1-1 home draw against Atlas on Sunday thanks to a goal by Argentine Mauro Quiroga at the close of the third day of the Mexican Guard1anes football tournament .
Earlier, the Bravos de Ciudad Juárez drew 1-1 on their visit to Pumas UNAM, in a match in which they were expelled from Ecuadorian Eryc Castillo and Francisco Nevarez at seven and 42 minutes, respectively.
In the last game of the day, Argentine Marcelo Javier Correa put Atlas at an advantage in the 19th minute, when he hit the right post by taking a penalty from outside the area.
The local team drew on 35 minutes through Quiroga, who finished a cross from the head of Argentine Nicolás Ibáñez.
Atlético de San Luis came close to winning on 87 minutes, with a shot from Argentine Germán Berterame who hit the right post after a deflection by Colombian goalkeeper Camilo Vargas.
On Saturday, Cruz Azul beat León 2-0, Monterrey and Santos Laguna tied 2-2, while Puebla beat Guadalajara 1-0 as a visitor, a result that led to the dismissal of Luis Fernando Tena as director coach of Chivas de Guadalajara. .
On Friday, América drew 1-1 away from home against Necaxa, and Mazatlán beat Toluca 2-1.
Earlier in the day, Pachuca won their first tournament win on Thursday by beating Querétaro 1-0, while Tijuana and Tigres UANL drew 0-0.
(Reporting by Carlos Calvo Pacheco)