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Disciplinary Report: Clausura 2020 Week 5

Banner image of a red card and yellow card with the caption DISCIPLINARY REPORTThe Disciplinary Committee has suspended four players and one assistant coach in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 5 games.

Jairo Torres of Atlas and Pablo Ceppelini of Cruz Azul were given one-game suspensions for serious foul play.

Luis Chávez of Pachuca was given a one-game suspension for receiving two yellow cards in the same match.

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Atlas vs Monarcas Morelia – Jornada 5 Recap & Highlights

Atlas logo "vs" Morelia logoMonarcas Morelia earned a comfortable away win on Thursday night as they beat 10-man Atlas 1-3. The result gives the michoacanos their first win of the Clausura 2020, while the Rojinegros have now lost three of their last four.

Chances were few and far between in the first half, but Morelia was able to grab the lead in the 36th minute. From a corner kick, Aldo Rocha knocked the ball back into the center, where Fernando Aristeguita sent a bicycle kick towards goal for José Cortes got an unconventional final touch with his stomach to make it 0-1.

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Atlas vs Tijuana – Jornada 4 Recap & Highlights

Atlas logo "vs" Tijuana logoAtlas took, lost, and regained the lead as they beat 10-man Tijuana 2-1 in an empty Estadio Jalisco. The game was played behind closed doors as punishment for fans’ homophobic chanting in the Rojinegros’ last home game. The result snaps a two-game losing streak for Atlas, while the Xolos are now winless in three.

Atlas came out looking to get their season back on track in their first game under new coach Rafa Puente, who took over just yesterday. The breakthrough came in the 29th minute, when Luciano Acosta scored a golazo of a free kick to make it 1-0 for the hosts.

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Cufré Out, Puente In at Atlas

Following Atlas’s elimination in the Copa MX at the hand of Toluca, the club announced the departure of coach Leandro Cufré and his coaching staff.

Cufré, 41, leaves Atlas sitting in 14th place in the league table with one win and two losses in the Clausura 2020. He was in charge of the Rojinegros for 31 total games, with a record of 11 wins, 5 draws, and 15 losses in that span.

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Tigres UANL vs Atlas – Jornada 3 Recap & Highlights

Tigres UANL logo "vs" Atlas logoTigres UANL earned their first win of the Clausura 2020 with a 2-1 victory against Atlas. The result keeps the universitarios unbeaten at home this season, while the Rojinegros have now lost two in a row.

The hosts started the game off strongly and they took the lead in the 10th minute. Luis Quiñones received the ball in midfield, ran it into the box, and beat Camilo Vargas to make it 1-0 for Tigres early on.

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Disciplinary Report: Clausura 2020 Week 2

Banner image of a red card and yellow card with the caption DISCIPLINARY REPORTThe Disciplinary Committee has suspended one player and imposed a stadium ban in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 2 games.

The suspension went to Pablo González of Puebla, who was sanctioned for receiving two yellow cards in the same game.

The stadium ban goes to Atlas, who will play their next home game – against Tijuana in Jornada 4 – behind closed doors in the Estadio Jalisco. The ban comes as a result of persistent discriminatory chanting from the stands, which continued despite announcements over the public address system and the referee stopping play twice during their match against Puebla.

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Atlas vs Puebla – Jornada 2 Recap & Highlights

Atlas logo "vs" Puebla logoPuebla finished the game with 10 men, but that didn’t stop them from earning a 0-1 away win against Atlas. The result gives the Poblanos their first win in their first game of the season (after their Jornada 1 match was rescheduled for February) while the Rojinegros suffered their first loss of the Clausura.

The hosts started the game off stronger, and all of the chances went their way – but they couldn’t convert any of them. Then, against the run of play, Puebla took the lead. Osvaldo Martínez received the ball in the box and chipped it back toward the top of the six-yard box, where Cristian Menéndez made awkward but effective contact, heading the ball in to make it 0-1 in the 31st minute.

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Monterrey vs Atlas – Jornada 19 Recap & Highlights

Monterrey grabbed the last available playoff spot with a 2-0 victory against Atlas. The Rayados needed a win to guarantee their place in the postseason, and they got it, extending their unbeaten streak to five games in the process, while the Rojinegros saw their Apertura end with a four-game losing streak.

Monterrey came out attacking and their pressure soon paid off. In the 7th minute, Jesús Gallardo brought the ball to the end line before cutting it back to an unmarked Rogelio Funes Mori at the top of the box; his left-footed shot arced past the goalkeeper to give the Rayados the early 1-0 lead.

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Pumas UNAM vs Atlas – Jornada 16 Recap & Highlights

Pumas UNAM kept themselves in the playoff conversation with a comprehensive 5-1 victory against 10-man Atlas. The result snaps a three-game winless streak for the universitarios, while the Rojinegros have now lost two in a row.

The hosts started the game off strongly and they soon found their reward. In the 11th minute, Víctor Malcorra played a low cross to Carlos González, who knocked the ball home from the top of the six-yard box to make it 1-0 for Pumas.

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Atlas vs Necaxa – Jornada 15 Recap & Highlights

Necaxa moved into first place in the table with a 0-2 away win against Atlas. The result keeps the Rayos unbeaten in five and extends their road winning streak to five games, while the Rojinegros saw their four-game unbeaten streak halted.

The game startled off slowly, with neither team able to take control or create many chances of note going forward. Necaxa was gifted a chance when Camilo Vargas slipped as he attempted to clear the ball, but Jesús Angulo couldn’t take advantage of the opportunity.

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