American Greg Garza scores his first goal for Tijuana in draw with Santos Laguna

The 21-year-old fullback, deputizing for the injured Edgar Castillo, opened his Liga MX account with the first Xolos goal in a 2-2 draw.
U.S. youth international Greg Garza scored his first Liga MX goal, netting in the 28th minute of Club Tijuana's 2-2 draw against Santos Laguna.

Deputizing for compatriot Edgar Castillo who was ruled injured on national team duty with the United States, Garza finished a rebound to level the scores after Daniel Ludueña's early opener for Santos Laguna. Duvier Riascos gave Xolos the lead in the second half, but his strike was canceled out by Ludueña's second of the match.

The draw will not be welcome for Tijuana, which sits atop the Liga MX table with a narrow two-point advantage. Toluca could overtake the Xolos by winning its game in hand.

Garza, from Grapevine, Texas, was previously part of the Sporting Lisbon youth setup, and had a spell with Estoril Praia before joining Tijuana in 2011.

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