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Queretaro slip past Chivas 3-2 on penalties to win first ever title

Thanks to an outstanding performance from goalkeeper Tiago Volpi, Queretaro slipped past Chivas 3-2 on penalties to win their first ever title in the Apertura 2016 Copa MX final.

Chivas had done more of the attacking throughout, with Queretaro goalkeeper Tiago Volpi excelling over the 90 minutes.

Into the second half, the hosts went down to 10 men after Andres Renteria received his marching orders for a headbutt on Miguel Ponce.

After a tense final few minutes, the game headed towards penalties where Jair Pereira was the first to miss when his effort was denied by Tiago Volpi.

Volpi then went on to roll in his own penalty before denying Carlos Cisneros. Andres Renteria missed the opportunity to give Queretaro a 3-1 advantage, but Alan Pulido could not convert Chivas' fifth penalty as Gallos Blancos went on to win the trophy on penalties.

The win is Queretaro's first major trophy in their 66-year history and coach Victor Manuel Vucetich's 13th final won in 15 games.