In the relegation fight, Monarcas Morelia remained in the bottom spot despite their 2-0 victory over Tijuana. Relegation rivals Veracruz also won, while Puebla lost and Jaguares’ match was postponed.
Toluca and Pachuca have the best attacking records of the young season, with four goals each, followed by Monterrey with three. On the other hand, Santos Laguna, Tigres UANL, Necaxa, Querétaro, and Tijuana all failed to find the net.
In total, 23 goals were scored in Jornada 1 for an average of 2.9 per game.
In terms of individual goal-scoring, Hirving Lozano (Pachuca) took an early lead in the Golden Boot race with his hat-trick. He’s followed by Erbín Trejo (Toluca) and Alexis Canelo (Puebla), who both netted braces.
On the other end of the field, the best defenses belong to Morelia, Cruz Azul, Veracruz, Santos, and Tigres, who all kept clean sheets. León and Atlas allowed the most goals, with four.
On the disciplinary side of things, the referees handed out 31 yellow cards and just one red, to Atlas. Tigres top the Fair Play table after not receiving a single card, while Atlas is at the foot of the Fair Play standings with their two yellows and one red.
The total announced attendance for Jornada 1 was 203,457, for an average of 25,432 per game. Tigres UANL vs Santos Laguna in the Volcán drew the biggest crowd, of 41,116, while just 13,338 were in the Estadio Cuauhtémoc to see Puebla vs Monterrey.
League and relegation standings
|5||Chivas de Guadalajara||1||0||0||2||1||+1||3|
|11||Jaguares de Chiapas||–||–||–||–||–||–||–|
Key: W–wins, T–ties, L–losses; GF–goals for, GA–goals against, GD–goal difference
Tabla de Cociente – Relegation Zone