Current standings can be found here.
All times Eastern, home team listed first.
Pumas UNAM 3-0 Tijuana
León 1-2 Necaxa
Monarcas Morelia 0-1 Veracruz
Chivas de Guadalajara 2-0 Monterrey
Tigres UANL 2-0 Atlas
Toluca 1-1 Cruz Azul
Pachuca 2-3 América
Santos Laguna 3-1 Querétaro
The first suspensions of the Clausura season – after no one was red-carded in round one – go to Edson Puch of Querétaro for receiving two yellow cards in the same game and to Fernando Uribe of Toluca for violent conduct.
Both players were given one-game suspensions and will sit out Jornada 3.
Pumas UNAM moved into first place in the table with their 3-1 victory against Atlas while Lobos BUAP remained at the foot of the table with their 0-2 loss to Querétaro. Pumas and León are the only perfect teams, while Lobos and Atlas are the only teams still looking for their first point.
In the relegation fight, Veracruz remained in last place in the Tabla de Cociente with their 0-2 loss to Monterrey, while relegation rivals Lobos, Atlas, and Puebla also lost and Querétaro won.
The game started slowly, with neither team able to take control. Monterrey suffered a setback in the 19th minute when goalkeeper Hugo González had to be subbed out with an apparent muscle injury, but Veracruz was unable to do much to test the backup keeper.
The game started off perfectly for the hosts, who took the lead in just the 6th minute. Nicolás Castillo was unmarked in the box and got to a cross from Jesús Gallardo, sending his low shot past the keeper to make it 1-0 for Pumas.
Chivas controlled the majority of possession in the first half, although Cruz Azul had a few dangerous chances through Martín Rodríguez and Felipe Mora. Nevertheless, it was the hosts who opened the scoring.
The reigning champions earned their first win of the Clausura 2018 with a 2-1 victory against Santos Laguna. The result is the Laguneros’ first loss of the young season and it knocks them from first place in the table.
Tigres were unbeaten in the Volcán last season and they looked to continue that good home form here. They had a pair of decent chances through Jesús Dueñas and then André-Pierre Gignac before opening the scoring in the 22nd minute.
León looked to make their home field advantage count in this one and they had the first good chance of the game through Andrés Andrade, who hit the post early on. Toluca then had an opportunity of their own through Fernando Uribe, but William Yarbrough made the save.
Querétaro earned an important victory with a 0-2 away win against Lobos BUAP. The result, the Gallos Blancos’ first win of the season, gives them a crucial three points in their relegation fight, while Lobos have now lost two in a row and are slipping down the relegation standings.
Querétaro started the game with high pressure and they created some early chances through Luis Noriega and Camilo Sanvezzo, but they couldn’t capitalize on them. Lobos soon grew into the game and the licántropos began to test Tiago Volpi with shots from outside the box.