Category Archives: Liga MX

Tijuana vs Tigres UANL – Jornada 9 Recap & Highlights

Tigres UANL took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Tijuana scored a stoppage-time penalty to tie it up 1-1 in this game that finished 10 vs 10. The result keeps the Xolos unbeaten at home this season, but winless in two overall, while the universitarios are unbeaten in seven but have now drawn five straight games.

The visitors started the game off strongly and kept the ball in their attacking third. In the 9th minute, Lucas Zelarayán forced a good save out of Manuel Gibrán Lajud; then, in the 17th, Julián Velázquez cleared the ball off the line to prevent Zelarayán from opening the scoring.

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Veracruz vs Cruz Azul – Jornada 9 Recap & Highlights

Neither team could find the breakthrough in this one as Veracruz and Cruz Azul settled for a 0-0 draw. The result extends the Tiburones Rojos’ historic unbeaten streak to 34 games, but at least brings their six-game losing streak to a halt, while La Máquina remains unbeaten in two but winless in four.

Both teams were debuting coaches in this one, with Enrique López Zarza taking the helm at Veracruz and Robert Siboldi replacing Pedro Caixinha for Cruz Azul. The visitors looked the better team from the beginning and they attacked insistently in search of the breakthrough.

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Puebla vs Atlético San Luis – Jornada 9 Recap & Highlights

Gustavo Matosas got his tenure as Atlético San Luis coach off to a good start with a 1-3 away victory against Puebla. The result gives the Potosinos back-to-back wins and keeps them unbeaten in five while La Franja is now winless in two.

San Luis came out attacking and it took the visitors just two minutes to open the scoring. Luis Reyes brought the ball down the left side and cut it back from the end line for Nicolás Ibáñez, who was unmarked at the top of the six-yard box for an easy finish. 0-1.

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Apertura 2019 Week 9: Where to Watch

Jornada 9 of the Liga MX Apertura 2019: Who’s playing who? When? And on what channel?

All the info you need to catch all the games you’re interested in.

All times Eastern, home team listed first.

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Robert Siboldi Named Coach of Cruz Azul

Following the departure of Pedro Caixinha, Cruz Azul’s vice presidents, Víctor Garcés and Alfredo Alvarez, announced Robert Dante Siboldi as the new head coach.

After that announcement, Ricardo Peláez, the club’s sporting director, tendered his resignation, feeling that the vice presidents had usurped his authority by naming the new coach without his input.

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Alfonso Sosa Out at Atlético San Luis

Atlético San Luis has announced the departure of Alfonso Sosa and his coaching staff.

The timing has raised some eyebrows as San Luis enters the FIFA break on the back of a 0-2 away win on Saturday; the club is in 10th place overall in the table, with 11 points from seven games.

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Enrique López Zarza New Coach of Veracruz

Following the resignation of Enrique Meza, Veracruz has named Enrique López Zarza the new coach of the struggling club.

The Tiburones Rojos are in the midst of a record-setting 34-game winless streak; they haven’t won in more than a calendar year, and have gone through five coaches in that span.

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Cruz Azul Parts Ways with Pedro Caixinha

Cruz Azul has announced the departure of coach Pedro Caixinha “by mutual agreement” following La Máquina’s 1-1 draw with Chivas de Guadalajara on Saturday.

The Portuguese coach has been with the club since the Clausura 2018 season and oversaw a total of 86 games in all competitions. He had a record of 40 wins, 21 losses, and 25 draws. Under Caixinha, Cruz Azul won the Apertura 2018 Copa MX and the 2019 SuperCopa MX; they also reached the Apertura 2018 league final.

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Apertura 2019 Week 8 Standings & Statistics

Querétaro remained in first place with their 1-1 draw with Puebla, while Veracruz remained in last after falling 1-0 to Monarcas Morelia.

There are no unbeaten teams remaining after América fell to Atlas, while Veracruz is the lone winless team remaining.

Veracruz’s loss kept them in last place in the Tabla de Cociente as well, while relegation rivals FC Juárez and San Luis won and Querétaro and Chivas de Guadalajara drew.

Scores
Monarcas Morelia 1-0 Veracruz
Atlas 3-0 América
Necaxa 3-2 Tijuana
Tigres UANL 1-1 León
Pachuca 0-2 Atlético San Luis
Cruz Azul 1-1 Chivas de Guadalajara
Pumas UNAM 2-1 Toluca
Querétaro 1-1 Puebla
FC Juárez 1-0 Monterrey 

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Atlas vs América – Jornada 8 Recap & Highlights

Despite a late red card, Atlas earned a 3-0 victory against América. The result snaps a three-game winless streak for the Rojinegros, while the Águilas suffered their first loss of the Apertura 2019 season.

In the first half, Atlas controlled the majority of possession, but it was América that had the better chances. In the 14th minute, Renato Ibarra went one-on-one with the keeper but wasted the opportunity; later, Atlas thought they should’ve had a penalty for handball on Paul Aguilar, but after VAR review the protests were waved away.

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