Monarcas Morelia remained last in the Tabla de Cociente despite their 1-3 win over relegation rival Veracruz, while other relegation contenders Puebla also lost and Necaxa drew.
Morelia has the best goalscoring record in the league with 18 goals for, followed by Tijuana, Pachuca, and América with 16 each. The worst attack in the league is Jaguares’, with just four goals for, followed by Necaxa and Santos Laguna with eight apiece.
In total, 23 goals were scored in Jornada 9 for an average of 2.6 per game.
In terms of individual goalscoring, Dayro Moreno (Tijuana) scored to remain top of the league with eight goals, followed by Raúl Ruidíaz (Morelia) with seven, and then André-Pierre Gignac (Monterrey), Silvio Romero (América) and Rogelio Funes Mori (Monterrey), who all have five.
On the other end of the field, the best defense is still Tigres’, with just four goals allowed, followed by Tijuana with seven. The worst defenses belong to América and Jaguares, who have both allowed 17, followed by Morelia with 16.
On the disciplinary side of things, the referees handed out 47 yellow cards and two reds, to Monterrey and Necaxa. Jaguares remain top of the Fair Play table with their 13 yellows (the fewest in the league) and no reds, while Veracruz is at the foot of the Fair Play standings with their 26 yellows and four reds (the most in the league). Tijuana has received the most yellows to date with 28.
The total announced attendance for Jornada 9 was 252,249, for an average of 28,028 per game. América vs León in the Azteca drew the biggest crowd, of 42,981, while just 16,321 were in the Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente to see Veracruz vs Morelia.
League and relegation standings
Apertura 2016 League Table
|6||Chivas de Guadalajara||4||2||3||10||9||+1||14|
|18||Jaguares de Chiapas||1||1||7||4||17||-13||4|
Key: W–wins, T–ties, L–losses; GF–goals for, GA–goals against, GD–goal difference
Tabla de Cociente – Relegation Zone