The Spanish-Brazilian forward Stephani Ferrer made her debut in Mexican football on Monday, in the victory of the Tigres UANL, 2-0 over Mazatlán FC on the opening date of Apertura 2021.
Tigres, current league monarch, won with goals from Sandra Mayor and Jana Gutiérrez, in a duel in which Ferrer entered in the 54th minute. The artillery player had the third goal in her boots, but failed in hand-to-hand against the goalkeeper visitor.
The Apertura 2021 is the first tournament in which teams from the Mexican women’s league have the option of registering two foreign players each. So far there are six footballers of other nationalities that already reinforce Tigres, Tijuana, Querétaro, Puebla, América and Cruz Azul.
For the rest of the day, Pachuca, led by the Spanish María Antonia Is, drew 0-0 against Tijuana, a team in which the American forward Angelina Hix made her debut, who entered at minute 63 and stood out for the danger she generated with her shots. upside down.
At minute 74, Mexican Charlyn Corral, Pichichi of the Spanish Iberdrola League with Levante in the 2017-2018 season and former Atlético de Madrid player, entered the ranks of Pachuca. Corral arrived at Pachuca for the Apertura 2021.
Last Friday, Colombian goalkeeper Vanessa Córdoba, from Querétaro, was the first foreigner to play a game in the women’s league when she played 90 minutes in the game that her team drew 1-1 against Monterrey.
Brazilian forward Verónica Martins saw no action last Sunday in the triumph of her team, Puebla, 3-1 over León because her international pass did not arrive.
In Mexico City, America, who beat Santos 2-1, signed the American Stephanie Ribero, who serves as a forward and the Englishman Craig Neil, coach of the Eagles, hopes to be able to count on her from the date two.
For the duel in which Cruz Azul won 0-1 in her visit to Juárez FC, Costa Rican Michelle Montero, who arrived to reinforce La Machine’s offensive, was not called up.
The weekend’s results are completed by the 2021 Clausura runners-up, Guadalajara’s Chivas who beat San Luis 5-0, Pumas’s 0-0 draw with Necaxa and Toluca’s 2-3 defeat against Atlas.