Monarcas 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.
Monterrey took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Necaxa scored in stoppage time to salvage a 2-2 draw in this rescheduled Jornada 1 match. The result keeps the Rayos unbeaten this season, while the reigning champion Rayados remain winless.
While Monterrey were looking for their first win of the season to move out of last place in the table, Necaxa had the chance to move into first with a victory of their own. The game started at a good pace and it didn’t take long for the breakthrough, with Monterrey scoring in the 14th minute. Rogelio Funes Mori cut past Rodrigo Noya, drew out the keeper, and cut the ball back for Miguel Layún, whose first-time finish made it 0-1.
In this rescheduled Jornada 1 match, América earned a 0-1 away win against Puebla. The result ends a two-game winless streak for the Águilas, while the Poblanos have now lost three in a row.
The hosts started the game off better, but they were unable to capitalize on their advantage while they had it, with Memo Ochoa making several good saves to keep América from falling behind. Then VAR review saw Puebla come off worse for wear twice; first, when Jesús Zavala’s would-be goal was determined to have been stopped by Ochoa on the line, and then when a penalty call was changed to a free kick just outside the box.
Atlas 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.
Chivas de Guadalajara took a two-goal lead but couldn’t hold it as Atlético San Luis scored in stoppage time to salvage a 2-2 draw. The result keeps both teams unbeaten this season although Chivas is also now winless in three.
The game seemed to start off well for the visitors, who earned an early penalty kick after Uriel Antuna was fouled in the box. Javier López stepped up to take the spot kick, and “Chofis” converted it to make it 0-1 for Chivas in the 14th minute.
FC Juárez earned a comfortable 3-0 victory against Monarcas Morelia to close out Jornada 3. The result gives the Bravos their first win of the season and keeps them unbeaten at home, while the michoacanos are still winless in the Clausura 2020.
FC Juárez came out attacking as they looked to put their home-field advantage to good use, and their persistence paid off in the 26th minute. Jefferson Intriago sent a long free kick into the box, and Flavio Santos headed it past Sebastián Sosa to make it 1-0 for the hosts.
Atlético San Luis took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Necaxa scored late to earn a 1-1 draw. The result keeps the Rayos unbeaten this season, but winless at home, while the Potosinos are also unbeaten, but winless on the road.
The game started off at a good pace, with several early chances. The visitors had the better of the run of play, and a set piece gave them the lead in the 15th minute, when Matías Catalán finished off a corner kick at the far post to give San Luis the 0-1 lead.
A late goal gave Pumas UNAM a 1-0 victory against Monterrey. The result keeps the universitarios unbeaten this season and perfect at home, while the Rayados remain winless and suffered their first loss of the Clausura.
The hosts looked the better side from the beginning and it was only Marcelo Barovero in goal who kept Pumas from running up the score. Carlos González had several opportunities with Sebastián Saucedo and Fabio Álvarez supporting the attack, but the Argentinian goalkeeper kept Pumas off the board.
Chivas de Guadalajara took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Toluca came back for a 2-2 draw. The result keeps El Rebaño unbeaten this season but winless in two, while the Diablos Rojos are unbeaten on the road but are also winless in two.
Chivas started the game off strongly and their attacking persistence paid off in the 19th minute. Ronaldo Cisneros chested the ball down for Fernando Beltrán, who scored with a volley from the top of the box to make it 1-0.
León earned a comfortable 3-0 victory against Pachuca in a game marred by the serious injury suffered by 17-year-old Eugenio Pizutto in his Liga MX debut.
The result keeps La Fiera perfect at home this season, while the Tuzos remain winless in the Clausura 2020.
In the 9th minute, Pachuca was forced into an early substitution after Luis Chávez was injured, and things never improved from there. León was in complete control of the run of play and in the 14th minute, they took the lead through Ángel Mena, whose shot from outside the box beat Alfonso Blanco to make it 1-0.