Mexico City / 08.08.2021 02:15:22
The Florian Thauvin’s debut with the Tigers It was not as special as the French midfielder expected after arriving with great fanfare as a reinforcement of the Monterrey team; after your participation in the Olympics, Florian had his first opportunity as a starter in the match against Santos on matchday 3 in Liga MX, an experience that lasted a few minutes before being sent off.
EXPULSION OF FLORIAN THAUVIN VS SANTOS
With Santos in front on the scoreboard at just 8 minutes with a goal from Fernando Gorriarán, the felines were forced to come back in their first game of the season at home and with fans in the stands.
Thauvin he lost the mark in an off-hook by Omar Campos, who was about to send a cross down the left side, when the Frenchman launched a reckless sweep from behind that the referee indicated as yellow in the first instance; but nevertheless, with the help of the VAR, he corrected to throw the Tigres player in your presentation.
Pour son premier match sous les couleurs des ????, l’ancien ailier de l ‘#OM Florian Thauvin ???????? It is expelled at the 33rd minute of jeu et sifflé par les supporters du stade. pic.twitter.com/VLz9lZtpQz
– Emboucaneur_13 (@ Emboucaneur_13) August 8, 2021
BOOS AND APOLOGIES FROM THAUVIN
The walk to the locker room was eternal for Florian Thauvin, who when crossing the field and once the local sound announced his expulsion, received a cartload of boos mixed with some applause from the crowd; the midfielder only managed to respond by raising his hands offering an apology to the stands.
In a wave of boos, Thauvin leaves the court expelling …
I would not punish him so quickly, but it is true that he is fully owed … pic.twitter.com/hW4i2ui4BU
– Tigres UANL ???????? (@SomosTigres) August 8, 2021
Hours later, through his Twitter account, the player acknowledged that his action was “clumsy” and reiterated the apologies for the fans.
“I wanted to apologize for this awkward gesture. I would have preferred it to be better tonight, unfortunately it is. You have to learn from your mistakes and move on. Thank you all for your messages. Congratulations to the team for the reaction. Come on, Tigers ”.
I wanted to apologize for this awkward gesture. I would have preferred it to be better tonight, unfortunately it is. you have to learn from mistakes and move on. thank you all for your messages. Congratulations to the team for the reaction. Come on Tigers ???? pic.twitter.com/pesJ07gZpZ
– Florian Thauvin (@FlorianThauvin) August 8, 2021
The cats tied at the last minute thanks to a goal from Carlos Salcedo, who avoided the second defeat of the campaign and the first at home for Miguel Herrera as the new coach of the team.