Pumas football team from the national university of México celebrated the foundation of the team in 1927 with a commemorative game against a selection of European college teams: The European Warriors.
It was a very competitive game since the begining the Nationa University of Mexico team was able to move the chains and find the Touchdown with a pass from QB Arenas and a missed field goal. In the next drive the Eropean warrios scored a 33yard Field Goal te close the gap 6-3.
At the end of the first quarter the Eropean Warriors defensive team forced a fumble returned to a TD, and teh visiting team had a 7 point lead. In the next drive local team showed strong running game in the sides of the OL, but the drive ended with a intercepcion of CB n.10 from the European Warriors.
In the next drive the European Warriors run a 40 yard rush wth their RB Hence Ja from Cech Republic and did the 2 point convertion. At the end of the first half the Warriors were up by 3 points.
Photo by Rodrigo Galindo
In the second half Pumas both teams had a QB change. The UNAM QB showed a good performance finding the WR 81Andres Salgado. Also he had interesting plays running the ball himself. In the other hand the Warriors were not able to perform good game with the new QB N. 2 they were stoped in 3 oportunities and out in a couple of drives. This led the scoreboard to a 35-17 lead by Pumas UNAM.
The warriors answered sending againt their starter QB Connor to lead the offense, and he did it really well, they connecting a 50 yard pass with the french WR N.88 that drive ended in a TD for the Warriors , that were back in the game. In the next drive QB Connor connected a 45 yard pass that ended in TD. By then the score was 35-32.
The Pumas QB was interecepted and there were only less than a minute in the clock. It was a 4th down an 15 yards to go. QB Connor threw the last pass of the game that was intercepted by the DB of Pumas UNAM.