Nicolás López ruled out with Tigres against Pumas for possible appendicitis

Miguel Herrera will not be able to count on his scorer against Pumas, due to a possible box of appendicitis

The front Nicolás “Tooth” López was ruled out for the match between Tigers vs. Cougars within the tenth day of the 2021 Apertura Tournament, for possible appendicitis.

Due to the symptoms he presented, the player will shortly undergo the corresponding medical examinations to find out if it is it or some other health problem.

Nicolas Lopez He had reappeared in the Monterrey classic, after due to an annoyance he could not play against León on the eighth date of this tournament, in which they fell 2-0.

The Uruguayan has become a relevant piece in the attack of the felines and proof of this is that the last tournament stood out among the team’s forwards with six scores.

Within the Opening 2021, Nicolas Lopez He also accumulates six goals, fights for the scoring leadership, and this day was contemplated from the beginning by coach Miguel Herrera to face Cougars, according to the intersquadras who worked during the week, but at the last minute it was ruled out.

Now, the player will have to undergo the corresponding medical tests to determine what will be the process to follow in order to achieve a hundred percent recovery.

Salcedo remains as titleholder

Carlos Salcedo He will start against UNAM, despite the fact that in the Monterrey classic against Rayados he came out of exchange and on the bench he had an exchange of words with Miguel Herrera.

Salcedo will be next to Diego Reyes in the center of the Neo-Leon team to face this commitment of the tenth day, in which they will seek to return to the triumph, after the defeat suffered against Monterrey.

In the attack, André-Pierre Gignac and Carlos González will form the duo in charge of fighting to harm Cougars to help Tigers to get a good result. González was included in the initial 11 due to the loss of Nicolas Lopez.

Tigers He will play in this meeting with Nahuel Guzmán, Luis Rodríguez, Diego Reyes, Carlos Salcedo, Javier Aquino, Guido Pizarro, Rafael Carioca, Florian Thauvin, Luis Quiñones, Carlos González and André-Pierre Gignac.

Pumas will face this commitment with Alfredo Talavera, Alan Mozo, Jerónimo Rodríguez, Nicolás Freire, Arturo Ortiz, Higor Meritao, Favio Álvarez, Leonel López, Washington Corozo, José de Oliveira and Juan Dinenno.