Chivas de Guadalajara took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Pumas UNAM came back for a 1-2 away win. The result extends the universitarios’ unbeaten streak to six games, while El Rebaño saw their own three-game unbeaten streak halted.
The game started off at a blistering pace. Almost immediately, Pumas won a free kick, which Pablo Barrera took and nearly caught out Raúl Gudiño with, although the keeper was able to get back and make the save.
Chivas de Guadalajara took a late lead, only for Querétaro to score a stoppage-time equalizer as this one finished 1-1. The result keeps El Rebaño unbeaten in two while the Gallos Blancos remain winless in the same span.
The game started off at a good pace, with Chivas going on the attack from the opening whistle. In the first minute, the hosts won a corner and Alan Cervantes headed it towards goal, only for Tiago Volpi to make the save.
Chivas de Guadalajara took, lost, and regained the lead as they earned an impressive 2-4 away win against Monterrey. The result give El Rebaño four wins in their last five, while the Rayados have now lost two in a row and are winless in three.
Rodolfo Pizarro, facing his former team, looked dangerous for Monterrey early on as he combined well with Dorlan Pabón to threaten Guadalajara’s goal, but Jair Pereira made a good tackle to cut the opportunity short.
Chivas de Guadalajara’s home woes continued with a 1-3 loss to Pachuca. The result snaps a three-game winning streak for El Rebaño, while the Tuzos now have back-to-back wins and are unbeaten in five.
Chivas had the first good chance of the game in the 6th minute with a dangerous shot from outside the box by Ángel Zaldívar that crashed against the crossbar. But it was Pachuca who took the lead just minutes after that.
Cruz Azul vs Veracruz – 6:00 PM – Univision Deportes
Cruz Azul (1st) drew 1-1 with Santos Laguna last weekend to end a two-game winning streak but keep them unbeaten this season. They suffered their first loss in all competitions in midweek, though, where they fell 1-0 to Atlas in the Copa MX. La Máquina will look to remain unbeaten in league play – and remain in first place – with a victory against a struggling Veracruz side in this one. Cruz Azul has the best defensive record in the league, having conceded just two goals through seven games, and they have yet to allow a single goal at home.
As for Veracruz (15th), the Tiburones Rojos beat Tijuana 1-0 last weekend to end a two-game losing streak. They’ve struggled to score this season though, with just five goals total and just two on the road, which doesn’t bode well for them going up against the league’s best defense. Veracruz’s own defensive record is the worst in the league with 13 goals allowed, but they’ll try hope to surprise what may well be an over-confidant Cruz Azul side here.
Chivas de Guadalajara took the bragging rights in the Apertura 2018 edition of the Clásico Tapatío with a 0-1 away win against Atlas. The result is a third straight loss for the Rojinegros, who have yet to score this season, while El Rebaño has now won three in a row.
On a rainy night in Guadalajara, Atlas suffered an early setback as Mario de Luna had to leave the game with an injury in just the 2nd minute. Nevertheless, the Rojinegros had several early chances. Cristian Calderón got his head to a free kick, only for the ball to go just wide; Calderón later tried his luck from distance with a shot that froze the keeper but ended up off target.
Chivas de Guadalajara earned their first home win since October 2017 with a 1-0 victory against Nexaca. The result gives el Rebaño back-to-back wins, while the Rayos remain winless on the road and winless in three overall.
Chivas came out attacking as they looked to end their long home winless streak. Ángel Zaldívar had an early chance with a header, but he couldn’t keep his attempt on target. Zaldívar repeatedly caused problems for Necaxa’s defense, and in the 24th minute he won a penalty. Continue reading →
Chivas de Guadalajara earned their first victory of the Apertura 2018 season with a 0-2 away win against 10-man Veracruz. The result ends a two-game unbeaten streak for the Tiburones Rojos and keeps them winless at home this season.
The game started off slightly in Veracruz’s favor, but the hosts couldn’t keep possession and before long it was Chivas looking the better side. It took El Rebaño just 11 minutes to take the lead, with Eduardo López’s right-footed shot taking a deflection to beat Pedro Gallese and make it 0-1.
Veracruz vs Chivas de Guadalajara – 8:00 PM – Unimás
Veracruz (13th) beat Puebla 1-2 last weekend to keep the Tiburones Rojos unbeaten in two. They’re still at the bottom of the relegation standings, though – and they’re still winless at home. Their poor home form continued in midweek, where they suffered a 0-3 loss to América in the Copa MX. They’ve had some trouble scoring – they’re averaging just a goal a game – but they’re facing another struggling team in this one and they’ll look to get on track with a home win here.
As for Chivas de Guadalajara (17th), El Rebaño fell 1-2 to Santos Laguna last weekend to remain winless in league play this season. They did pick up a win in the Copa MX in midweek, with a 1-0 victory against Alebrijes de Oaxaca, and they’ll look to carry that form over into this one. Their lone point of the Apertura came on the road and they’ll look to take advantage of another team with home woes in this one.
Chivas de Guadalajara took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Santos Laguna came back for a 1-2 win. The result keeps El Rebaño winless this season while the Laguneros have now won two in a row.
Chivas came out attacking as they looked to end a long run of poor results at home. They had the first good chance of the game in the 6th minute, when Jesús Godínez sent a hard shot towards goal, but Jonathan Orozco was able to make the save.