tijuana beats toluca 2 1 in final first leg
Tijuana, Mexico, Nov 30: Tijuana defeated Toluca 2-1 on Thursday in the first leg of Mexico's first division final and has the edge going into Sunday's deciding match in Toluca.
Fidel Martinez and Paraguayan Pablo Aguilar scored in the first half for Tijuana, with the second goal allowed despite replays suggesting he was offside. Edgar Benitez scored for Toluca.
Tijuana is a newcomer to Mexico's first division and was promoted only last year, while Toluca is attempting to win its 11th title to equal Guadalajara Chivas as Mexico's most successful club.