Querétaro twice took the lead and twice failed to hold it as they drew 2-2 with Jaguares de Chiapas. The result leaves Jaguares winless in seven, but they did earn what could prove to be a very valuable point in the relegation fight. As for the Gallos Blancos, they are now winless in five.
The hosts quickly began to find dangerous chances, with Ángel Sepúlveda missing an empty net from close range in the 5th minute after Camilo Sanvezzo set him up. But Querétaro didn’t have to wait much longer to open the scoring, and in the 10 minute Sepúlveda finished off a cross from Jaime Gómez to make it 1-0.
With no margin for error in the relegation fight, Jaguares immediately began to look for an equalizer, although they were lacking the final touch. But moments after the second half began, they were able to tie the game.
In the 46th minute, Féliz Micolta cut around Miguel Ángel Martínez and shot past the onrushing Moisés Muñoz to make it 1-1.
But parity lasted mere minutes before Querétaro restored their lead. In the 52nd minute, the Gallos Blancos were awarded a penalty kick after a foul by Juan Patiño, and Sanvezzo converted the spot kick to make it 2-1.
Jaguares were desperate to get at least a point, however, and they were able to tie the game once more in the waning moments. In the 87th minute, substitute Vanderley Dias ran on to a pass behind the defense to make it 2-2.
With the 2-2 draw, Querétaro reaches 16 points while Jaguares reach 15.
Querétaro: Tiago Volpi, Hiram Mier, Luis Esqueda, Jaime Gómez, Miguel Ángel Martínez, Neri Cardozo (Armando Zamorano 74′), Ángel Sepúlveda (Yerson Candelo 68′), Aldo Arellano, Luis Noriega, Andrés Rentería (Édgar Benítez 55′), Camilo Sanvezzo.
Jaguares: Moisés Muñoz, Félix Araujo (Christian Bermúdez 45′), Brayan Angulo, Aquivaldo Mosquera, Juan Patiño (Franco Arizala 72′), Félix Micolta, Alonso Escoboza (Vanderley Dias 86′), Julio Nava, Dieter Villalpando, Luis Leal, Jonathan Fabbro.