C16 Copa MX Review: Group 1 Game 3

copa corona mxFC Juárez 2-0 Dorados de Sinaloa
FC Juárez kept Dorados de Sinaloa winless in all competitions with a 2-0 victory on Tuesday night. The Bravos took the lead early, with Félix Micolta scoring in the 8th minute, and Dorados were never able to respond after falling behind.

In the second half, Pablo Metlich sealed the victory with his low shot in the 57th minute. Dorados tried to respond, but their attack consisted mainly of hopeful balls lofted into the box, which were easily cleared away by the Juárez defense.

Leones Negros 0-1 Chivas de Guadalajara
Chivas de Guadalajara defeated Leones Negros by the minimum difference in front of a packed Estadio Jalisco on Wednesday night. Chivas pressed forward in the first half and they were rewarded with the opening goal in the 45th minute, when Ángel Zaldívar’s diving header made it 0-1 for el Rebaño.

In the second half, Leones Negros looked for a response and the Universidad de Guadalajara kept Chivas pinned in their own defense third for long stretches. However, Chivas responded well to the pressure and kept Leones honest with some forays down the wings. In the end, the lone goal stood up to give Chivas a second straight victory in the Copa MX.

Group Table – Group 1

# Team W T L GF GA GD +Pts Points
1 Leones Negros 2 0 1 4 3 +1 1 7
2 FC Juárez 2 0 1 3 1 +2 0 6
3 Chivas de Guadalajara 2 0 1 2 1 +1 0 6
4 Dorados de Sinaloa 0 0 3 2 6 -4 0 0

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