C16 Copa MX Review: Group 1 Game 6

copa corona mxFC Juárez 1-1 Leones Negros
FC Juárez came from behind to draw Leones Negros 1-1 on Tuesday night, which also gave them the bonus Llave point thanks to their 2-1 aggregate victory. With the draw and the bonus point, Juárez reach 12 points while Leones Negros reach eight. The result puts Juárez into the quarterfinals, while Leones are eliminated.

Both goals came in the second half in this one. In the 54th minute, Adrián Villalobos scored a golazo to put the Universidad de Guadalajara ahead with his shot from the edge of the box. Juárez pressed forward in search of an equalizer and in the 66th minute, they earned a penalty kick after Wanderley de Jesús was fouled in the box. Nelson Maz converted the PK to make it 1-1.

Chivas de Guadalajara 0-1 Dorados de Sinaloa
Dorados de Sinaloa defeated Chivas de Guadalajara by the minimum difference for the second straight game, which gave them the bonus Llave point for their 2-0 aggregate victory. With the win and the bonus point, Dorados reach 10 points while Chivas remain on 10. The result eliminates both teams, meaning Chivas will be unable to defend their title.

Playing under a light snowfall in the Estadio Chivas, neither team was able to dominate the proceedings. In the end, the game was decided by a late goal from youngster Jesús Angulo, who finished off a counterattack to give Dorados the 0-1 lead in the 76th minute.

Group Table – Group 1

# Team W T L GF GA GD +Pts Points
1 FC Juárez 3 1 2 6 4 +2 2 12
2 Chivas de Guadalajara 3 0 3 3 3 0 1 10
3 Dorados de Sinaloa 3 0 3 6 7 -1 1 10
4 Leones Negros 2 1 3 5 6 -1 1 8

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