Veracruz came from behind to earn a crucial 3-1 victory against Atlas in this relegation six-pointer. The Tiburones Rojos narrowed the gap in the relegation standings to eight points as they earned their first home win of the season, while the result is a sixth straight away loss for the Rojinegros, who have failed to earn a single point on the road in the Clausura 2018.
With both teams very aware of the relegation implications of this game, it was no surprise that it started at a very high intensity. Atlas came out attacking and grabbed the lead in just the 6th minute, when Milton Caraglio headed the visitors in front.
Pachuca took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Necaxa came back for a 1-1 draw in this game that finished 10 v 10. The result keeps the Rayos winless in four while the Tuzos snapped a two-game losing streak but remain winless in three.
Pachuca came out attacking as they looked to rebound from last weekend’s big loss. They had a good chance in just the 2nd minute through Keisuke Honda, but he couldn’t put his shot on target.
Neither team could find the breakthrough in this one as Chivas de Guadalajara and Tigres UANL played out a 0-0 draw. The result keeps Chivas winless at home this season but unbeaten in six overall, while the universitarios saw their four-game winning streak halted but remain unbeaten in seven.
The game started off at a high intensity, with both teams looking to take the lead. Rodolfo Pizarro and Isaác Brizuela looked good going forward for Chivas, but it was the visitors who had the first clear chance.
Querétaro took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Monterrey came back for a 3-1 win. The result snaps a two-game losing streak for the Rayados, while the Gallos Blancos saw their two-game unbeaten streak halted.
Monterrey came out attacking as they looked to get back on the right track, and in the 5th minute they had a good chance through Carlos Sánchez, but Tiago Volpi was able to make the save.
Lobos BUAP took a two-goal lead but León fought back to tie the game 2-2. The result keeps La Fiera winless in two, but unbeaten at home in four, while the Licántropos have now lost two in a row and remain winless on the road this season.
The game started out evenly, with neither team able to put their stamp on the match. Slowly, Lobos began to gain more possession, although they still lacked creativity in the final third. However, they found the breakthough in the 34th minute.
Cruz Azul scored in stoppage time to earn a 1-1 draw with Pumas UNAM. The result keeps La Máquina unbeaten in two, while the universitarios are now winless in six.
Cruz Azul came out attacking as they looked to build on last weekend’s big win – and to take advantage of Pumas’ poor run of form. Felipe Mora had an early chance, but he sent his shot sailing over the crossbar.
Tijuana took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Monarcas Morelia came back for a 1-1 draw. The result keeps the Xolos unbeaten at home in three but winless in two overall, while the michoacanos remain unbeaten in three.
The hosts took the lead early on as they looked to bounce back from their Champions League loss in midweek. In just the 5th minute, Miler Bolaños took advantage of a mistake by Sebastián Sosa, who failed to cut out a cross by José Rivero. The ball fell to the Ecuadorian, who made it 1-0 at the back post.
Puebla missed a late penalty kick as Santos Laguna picked up a 0-1 away win. The result is a fourth straight victory for the Laguneros, who have guaranteed they will finish the week in first place in the table, while Puebla suffered their first home loss of the season and have now lost two in a row overall.
The visitors had the better of play in the first half, but Moisés Muñoz made a few saves to keep Santos off the board. Puebla’s defense stayed organized, but they could do little to generate good attacking opportunities of their own.