Santos Laguna vs Atlas – Jornada 14 Recap and Highlights

santos atlasA stoppage-time goal allowed Atlas to snatch a 2-2 draw against Santos Laguna. The result leaves the Laguneros winless in five, while Atlas snapped a three-game road losing streak – although they still have yet to win on their travels this season.

There were few chances in the early going, aside from a spectacular miss by Djaniny Tavares in the 9th minute and a bit of controversy in the 15th. Martín Barragán went down in the box asking for a penalty, but instead referee Óscar Macías carded him for simulation.

The opening goal came in the 37th minute, when Cándido Ramírez finished off a cross from Bryan Garnica to put the visitors ahead 0-1.

But Santos was able to tie the game just before halftime, as Carlos Izquierdoz headed home a corner kick to make it 1-1 in the 43rd minute.

It was deja vu in the second half, as Izquierdoz headed home another corner kick in the 50th minute to put Santos ahead 2-1.

Atlas looked for an equalizer, but they lacked precision in front of goal. They came close in the 74th minute, when Daniel Arreola got his head to a free kick, but his attempt hit the crossbar.

Then, with Santos just seconds away from their first win since mid-September, Edson Rivera appeared to finish off a free kick and give Atlas the 92nd-minute equalizer.

With the 2-2 draw, Santos reaches 10 points while Atlas reaches 18.

Highlights

Lineups

Santos: Agustín Marchesín, José Javier Abella, Carlos Izquierdoz, Néstor Araujo, Gerardo Arteaga, Jonathan Rodríguez, Ulises Rivas, Emiliano Armenteros (Martín Bravo 81′), Jesús Molina, Walter Sandoval, Djaniny Tavares (Freddy Hinestroza 74′).

Atlas: Óscar Ustari, José Madueña, Rafael Márquez, Daniel Arreola, Luis Reyes, Bryan Garnica (Daniel Álvarez 68′), Luis Robles, Rodolfo Salinas, Cándido Ramírez (Luis Caballero 82′), Jefferson Duque, Martín Barragán (Edson Rivera 68′). 

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