In a game that finished 10 vs 10, Tigres UANL emerged victorious with a comprehensive 3-0 win against Toluca. The result is a second consecutive win for the universitarios, while the Diablos Rojos are now winless in two and remain winless on the road this season.
It didn’t take Tigres long to open the scoring, with the hosts taking the lead in just the 8th minute. Luis Rodríguez and Enner Valencia combined well in the box before André-Pierre Gignac finished off the play to make it 1-0.
Toluca got back to winning ways with a comfortable 3-1 home victory against 10-man Lobos BUAP. The result is a second straight loss for the licántropos, who have dropped into 15th in the relegation standings with the defeat.
The Diablos Rojos took advantage of a set piece to open the scoring in the 13th minute. Alexis Canelo got his head to a corner kick and sent the ball past Jorge Villalpando to make it 1-0 for the hosts.
Despite a first-half red card, América earned a 1-2 away win against Toluca. The result brings the Diablos Rojos’ season-long home unbeaten streak to a halt, while the Águilas ended their own three-game road winless streak.
The visitors started the game off better and they took the lead in the 9th minute. Santiago García’s attempted clearance of a long ball towards the box ended up at the feet of Silvio Romero, who beat Luis García to make it 0-1.
Pumas UNAM took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Toluca came back for a 2-1 victory. The result leaves the universitarios winless in six – and winless on the road this season – while the Diablos Rojos remain unbeaten at home.
The visitors started the game off well and they had their first good chance in the 9th minute. Gerardo Alcoba out-jumped his defender but couldn’t find the net with his header. They had another chance soon afterwards through Abraham González, whose attempt went just over the bar.
Toluca scored three times in five minutes as they earned a 3-2 victory against Querétaro. The result keeps the Diablos Rojos unbeaten at home this season while the Gallos Blancos are winless in five.
Toluca started off attacking from the opening whistle and they had their first good chance in just the 3rd minute. From a corner kick, Fernando Uribe put the ball on frame, only to be denied by Tiago Volpi. Two minutes later, Alexis Canelo had a good shot go wide.
Toluca vs Querétaro – 1:00 PM – Univision Deportes
Toluca (4th) drew 0-0 with Santos Laguna last weekend to remain unbeaten in two but winless on the road this season. The Diablos Rojos will look to get back to winning ways when they return home to the Estadio Nemesio Diez, where they are unbeaten in the Apertura. Toluca has been inconsistent this season, though; they’ve scored three goals in multiple games but have also been shutout four times; they’ve posted four clean sheets but have also given up four goals in one game.
As for Querétaro (12th), the Gallos Blancos fell 1-2 to León last weekend to remain winless in four. They’re unbeaten on the road this season, though, and they’ll look to get back to winning ways when they visit Toluca in this one. Querétaro is averaging less than a goal a game, but they’ll look to take advantage of Toluca’s inconsistent defending here.
Neither team could find the breakthrough in this one as Santos Laguna and Toluca played out a 0-0 draw. The result keeps the Laguneros winless at home this season but unbeaten in three overall while the Diablos Rojos remain winless on the road but unbeaten in two overall.
The hosts had the better of the run of play, but both teams were lacking precision in the final third. The best chance of the half for Santos came in the 26th minute with a dangerous shot from Gael Sandoval, but it was off target.
Pumas UNAM vs Tijuana – 1:00 PM – Univision / Univision Deportes
Pumas UNAM (16th) fell 1-0 to Veracruz last weekend to extend their losing streak to three games and keep them winless on the road this season. The universitarios will look to get back to winning ways when they return home in this one, although they’ll be without the suspended Jesús Gallardo. Pumas have had some trouble in front of goal this season; they’re averaging less than a goal a game overall and even at home they haven’t been prolific, with four goals in three games.
As for Tijuana (7th), the Xolos beat Pachuca 2-1 last time out to extend their winning streak to three games and their unbeaten streak to four. They’ll look to keep that streak alive when they face a struggling Pumas side in this one. Tijuana has a two-game road unbeaten streak going and they’ve really found their footing in recent weeks after a slow start to the season.
Puebla took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Toluca came back for a 2-1 win. The result ends a three-game winless run for the Diablos Rojos and also keeps them unbeaten at home this season, while Puebla has now lost two in a row.
Neither team was able to take control in the early going as the game bogged down in midfield and was repeatedly interrupted by fouls. The first notable chance came for the hosts in the 22nd minute, when Rubens Sambueza tried his luck from distance, but Moisés Muñoz was able to send it out for a corner kick.
Monterrey remained unbeaten this season and extended their winning streak to five games with a comprehensive 4-1 win against 10-man Toluca. The result ends the Diablos Rojos’ own unbeaten start to the Apertura 2017.
The Rayados started attacking from the opening whistle, but despite a number of good chances it wasn’t until the 40th minute that they were able to take the lead. Efraín Velarde was called for a handball in the box and Dorlan Pabón converted the ensuing penalty kick to make it 1-0.