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.
Jaguares de Chiapas took the lead but couldn’t hold it as they fell 1-2 to Tijuana on Saturday night. The result keeps Jaguares winless in six while the Xolos have now won two in a row and are unbeaten in five.
The first half was a cagey affair, with neither team able to really put their stamp on the game. Although there were a handful of chances at both ends, the final touch was lacking. Jaguares had a promising-looking chance when Luis Leal was played in, but Juan Carlos Valenzuela was able to intervene.
Jaguares de Chiapas saw their winless streak extended to five games with tonight’s 0-0 draw against León. The result halts La Fiera’s two-game winning streak but keeps them unbeaten in three.
The game started off slowly, with both teams settling into a more cautious posture. It wasn’t until the half-hour mark that dangerous chances started to appear; the first good opportunity fell to the hosts, who mounted a dangerous counterattack. Luis Silva got around William Yarbrough, but couldn’t find the target from an acute angle.
Monterrey moved into first place – pending the rest of this weekend’s games – with a comfortable 4-1 victory against Jaguares de Chiapas. The loss is a second straight one for Jaguares and leaves them winless in four, while the Rayados remain unbeaten at home this season.
Monterrey controlled the run of play in the first half, and they took the lead shortly past the half-hour mark. In the 34th minute, Yimmi Chara played in Rogelio Funes Mori, and the Argentinian beat Moisés Muñoz to make it 1-0.
The pressure is still on Jaguares de Chiapas in the relegation fight after their 0-3 loss to Pumas UNAM. The result keeps Jaguares winless in three, while the universitarios were able to bounce back after previously suffering their first home loss of the season.
The first half was a largely even affair and the game was just moments away from going to halftime 0-0. Then, in first-half stoppage time, Jesús Gallardo gave Pumas the 0-1 lead with his shot from outside the box.
Both teams had the lead at one time or another, but in the end Necaxa and Jaguares de Chiapas had to settle for a 2-2 draw. The result keeps the Rayos unbeaten in three but winless in four, while Jaguares remain winless in two and winless in four on the road.
With both teams involved in the relegation fight, there was plenty of motivation on both sides to earn a victory. Necaxa seized the initiative and began to test Moisés Muñoz, with Edson Puch having the first opportunity of the night.
Puebla earned a 2-3 away win against Jaguares de Chiapas in the Copa MX round of sixteen.
The Poblanos took the lead shortly before halftime, after having looked the better side for most of the game. In the 37th minute, Álvaro Navarro’s shot from the center of the box made it 0-1 for the visitors.
Just three minutes later, Carlos Orrantía made it 0-2 for Puebla with the help of a deflection off a Jaguares defender.
Despite missing a penalty kick and finishing the game with 10 men, Cruz Azul was still able to end their seven-game winless streak with a 2-0 victory over Jaguares de Chiapas. The result extends Jaguares’ road losing streak to three games.
The excitement was all packed into the second half in this one, starting when Moisés Muñoz was called for a foul on Ángel Mena in the 59th minute. Gabriel Peñalba took the ensuing penalty kick, but Muñoz made the save to keep the game 0-0.
Venados 1-1 Atlante (Group 6)
Venados earned their first point of the Copa MX in their final game of the tournament with a 1-1 draw with Atlante. The result leaves Atlante needing several other results to go their way in order to advance. The visitors looked the better side for long stretches of the game, but Venados defended valiantly and prevented the Potros from getting the win they needed.
Then, late in the second half, the hosts took the lead from the penalty spot. Fernando Herrera was called for a foul on Freddy Martín, and Leandro Navarro converted the spot kick to make it 1-0 in the 72nd minute. But Atlante quickly found a response, with Óscar Uscanga tying the game 1-1 in the 76th minute.
With the 1-1 draw, Venados reach one point while Atlante reaches five.