Monarcas Morelia dominated from start to finish as they thrashed FC Juárez 6-1. The result keeps the Michoacanos unbeaten in three, while the Bravos have now lost two in a row.
The hosts came out attacking and they threatened in the 3rd minute, when Miguel Ángel Sansores saw his shot knocked out for a corner kick. From that ensuing corner, Sebastián Vegas scored to give Morelia the 1-0 lead in just the 4th minute.
FC Juárez took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Chivas de Guadalajara scored in stoppage time to earn a 1-2 away win. The result snaps a five-game winless streak for El Rebaño while the Bravos have now lost two of their last three and two in a row at home.
The game started off well for the hosts, who came out attacking and took the lead in the 12th minute. Juárez moved the ball quickly down field and while Diego Rolán’s initial shot was saved, Dario Lezcano was on hand to bury the rebound and make it 1-0 for the Bravos.
FC Juárez earned their first away win of the season with a 0-1 victory against Pachuca. The result snaps a three-game winless streak for the Bravos, while the Tuzos saw their three-game winning streak halted.
The first half was a cagey affair, with neither side able to take advantage. Pachuca was perhaps a little rusty after a two-week layoff (with their bye week occurring just before the international break), while Juárez was well-organized and able to close down the spaces the hosts were trying to exploit.
Neither team could find the breakthrough in this one as Necaxa and FC Juárez played out a 0-0 draw. The result keeps the Rayos unbeaten in two while the Bravos are now unbeaten in three.
The hosts came out attacking and had a pair of early opportunities, but they couldn’t convert them. Then, in the 15th minute, Diego Rolán nearly gave Juárez the lead with his header, but it ended up going over the bar.
FC Juárez took the lead but failed to hold it as América came back for a 1-1 draw. The result keeps the Bravos unbeaten in two while the Águilas are unbeaten in three – but also winless in six.
The game started off somewhat tentatively in the opening minutes, but it nevertheless didn’t take the hosts long to take the lead. In the 11th minute, Diego Rolán headed home a cross from the right to put Juárez ahead, 1-0.
FC Juárez added to Veracruz’s woes with a 2-0 victory. The result gives the Bravos back-to-back home wins, while the Tiburones Rojos saw their record-setting winless streak grow to 36 games.
All of Juárez’s victories have come at home this season, and they came out attacking in this one. The quality of their opponent aside, they looked dangerous from the start and soon tested Sebastián Juardo in goal. The young keeper did well to deny them, and made a particularly notable save against Mauro Fernández in the 17th minute.
The Disciplinary Committee has suspended seven players and one coach and fined a player in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 9 games.
The standout suspension goes to Miguel Layún of Monterrey, who was given a two-game suspension for violent conduct.
The other six players were all suspended for one game: Francisco Córdova of América, José Esquivel of FC Juárez, Francisco Acuña of Puebla, and Aldo Cruz of Tijuana all for serious foul play, and Luis Quiñones of Tigres UANL and Jorge Segura of Atlas for receiving two yellow cards in the same game.
FC Juárez took the lead but couldn’t hold it as León came back for a 3-1 victory. The result keeps La Fiera unbeaten in five while the Bravos have now lost four of their last five.
León are typically hard to beat at home, and FC Juárez made things harder on themselves with an early red card. In the 27th minute, José Esquivel was sent off for a foul on Jean Meneses, leaving the visitors to play down a man for more than an hour.
Cruz Azul earned their first win of the Apertura with a 2-0 victory against FC Juárez. The result keeps La Máquina unbeaten at home while the Bravos have now lost three in a row on the road.
The first half was hard-fought, with most of the play occurring in midfield, but Cruz Azul had the edge in possession and had more attacking opportunities. They couldn’t find the breakthrough, though, and the game went to halftime still tied 0-0.