Liga MX side Tigres had another easy night on Wednesday in the CONCACAF Champions League, beating Plaza Amador 3-1 to take a commanding lead in Group G.
Humberto Ward scored a surprise opener for the hosts, who held the lead until right before the half-time break when Espericueta converted his chance from the penalty spot to make it 1-1 after 45 minutes.
Fernando Fernandez and Julian Quinones added second-half goals to help Ricardo "Tuca" Ferretti's team to an easy win with a squad full of reserves.
FC Dallas were held to a surprise 1-1 draw away to Real Esteli.
Elvis Figueroa put the hosts up in the fifth minute, but their Major League Soccer opponents levelled minutes later as Atiba Harris slotted home.
Despite a long trip to Nicaragua, Dallas fielded a strong side and will be surprised to return home with a single point that puts them one point above Group H's second-placed team Suchitepequez who have a game in hand.
It was a runaway win for shock Group D leaders Arabe Unido, who beat Don Bosco 5-2. A brace from Amilcar Henriquez paced the visitors, who are in first place ahead of Liga MX club Monterrey.