Puebla finally earned their first win of the Clausura 2017 season with a 3-0 victory over Jaguares de Chiapas. The result keeps Puebla unbeaten in three and lifts them off the foot of the league table, while Jaguares have now lost two games in a row – and both of them against relegation rivals.
After going winless through their first six games, Puebla was desperate to put on a good showing in front of their home support, and it didn’t take them long to open the scoring. In the 10th minute, Pablo Míguez beat Moisés Muñoz to make it 1-0 for the hosts.
But after that goal the game bogged down in midfield, with neither side able to take control. Puebla’s game plan was hampered by the forced substitution of the injured Robert Herrera just before the half-hour mark, while Jaguares simply couldn’t get comfortable on the field.
In the second half, Puebla began to press forward with intent once more, and in the 60th minute, Juan Patiño was called for a foul on Alexis Canelo in the box. David Toledo took the ensuing penalty kick, and he converted it to make it 2-0 for the Poblanos.
That second goal put Puebla firmly in control of the game and they were able to add a third in the 84th minute through Francisco Torres after some good combination play between Jerónimo Amione and Alexis Canelo.
With the 3-0 win, Puebla reaches six points while Jaguares still have nine.
Puebla: Cristian Campestrini, Robert Herrera (Carlos Orrantía 28′), Claudio Pérez, Édgar Dueñas, Carlos Gutiérrez, Francisco Acuña (Carlos Rodríguez 86′), Pablo Míguez, David Toledo, Alexis Canelo, Álvaro Navarro (Francisco Torres 45′), Jerónimo Amione.
Jaguares: Moisés Muñoz, Félix Micolta, Félix Araujo, Juan Patiño, Brayan Angulo, Luis Mendoza (Luis Leal 56′), Lucas Silva, Dieter Villalpando (Mateus Goncalves 34′), Marcelo Estigarribia (Christian Bermúdez 63′), Jonathan Fabbro, Franco Arizala.