Neither team could find the breakthrough in this one as Santos Laguna and Puebla played out a 0-0 draw. The result keeps the Laguneros winless at home this season – and winless in three overall – while the Poblanos remain winless in six.
Puebla started the game off well and they had the first chance in the 4th minute, when Lucas Cavallini’s shot from inside the box was saved by Carlos Acevedo. Two minutes later, Brayan Angulo and Cavallini combined before Acevedo made another save to keep the game goalless.
Pumas UNAM took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Cruz Azul came back for an emphatic 1-4 away win. The result is a second straight loss for the universitarios – and leaves them winless in seven – while La Máquina ended a four-game road winless streak.
This was really an away game for both teams, as it was held in Querétaro’s Estadio La Corregidora due to the recent earthquakes that struck Mexico. The game started off at a good pace and Cruz Azul had a few early chances through Mauro Formica and Adrián Aldrete, who hit the crossbar.
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.
Tigres UANL scored a last-minute penalty kick to earn a 1-0 win against Chivas de Guadalajara. The result is a second straight victory for the universitarios, who remain unbeaten in six, while El Rebaño is now winless in three.
Tigres started the game with a pair of chances in the opening 10 minutes, with Rodolfo Cota saving Jesús Dueñas’s attempt while Eduardo Vargas sent his shot from distance just wide. Chivas responded through Rodolfo Pizarro, who forced a good save out of Nahuel Guzmán to keep it 0-0.
Neither team could find the breakthrough in this one as Pachuca and Necaxa played out a 0-0 draw. The result keeps the Tuzos unbeaten in two while the Rayos remain unbeaten in three.
Pachuca was looking to build on their big midweek win to continue climbing up towards the playoff spots, but it was Necaxa who had the better of the early chances. Alfonso Blanco came up big in the 10th minute to deny Roberto Alvarado the opening goal.
Querétaro scored in stoppage time to snatch a 2-2 draw against Monterrey. The result snaps a three-game losing streak for the Gallos Blancos – but keeps them winless in seven – while the Rayados remain unbeaten this season.
The first half was a hard-fought affair, with two teams battling for control of the game. There were few chances of note, but Querétaro was able to turn their first real chance into the opening goal in the 38th minute. Javier Güémez received the ball from a free kick and stabbed it home to make it 1-0.