Necaxa earned their second consecutive win with a comprehensive 5-0 thrashing of Lobos BUAP. The result keeps the Rayos unbeaten at home in six, while the licántropos have lost four of their last five.
Necaxa took the lead in the 12th minute after Carlos González and Martín Barragán combined, with the Paraguayan finishing off the play to make it 1-0.
Tijuana took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Chivas de Guadalajara came back for a 3-1 victory. The result is El Rebaño’s first home win of the season and a second consecutive victory, while the Xolos have now lost two in a row.
The game started off well for the visitors, who took the lead in the 6th minute. Good combination play in the attack ended with Miller Bolaños making it 0-1 for Tijuana.
Monterrey beat América 2-0 despite finishing the game with 10 men. The result keeps the Rayados perfect at home this season and firmly at the top of the table, while the Águilas have now lost two in a row.
The visitors started the game off well and they had a pair of good chances through Oribe Peralta in the 9th and 11th minutes. However, those opportunities came to naught and Monterrey began to get into the game.
León demolished Veracruz 6-2 in this game that finished 10 vs 10. The result is a fourth straight home victory for La Fiera, while the Tiburones Rojos have now lost three in a row and are winless in five.
The game started off perfectly for the hosts, who took the lead in just the third minute. Elías Hernández played in Andrés Andrade, who finished off the service to make it 1-0 for León.
Cruz Azul took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Tigres UANL came back for a 1-2 victory. The result is a third consecutive victory for the universitarios, while La Máquina has now lost two in a row.
The game started off perfectly for the hosts, who took the lead in just the fourth minute. Francisco Silva received the ball in midfield and sent his long-distance shot past Nahuel Guzmán to give Cruz Azul the 1-0 lead.
Both teams had the lead at one point or another, but in the end they had to settle for a share of the spoils as Querétaro and Atlas drew 2-2. The result ends a two-game losing streak for the Gallos Blancos, but keeps them winless in 11, while the Rojinegros are unbeaten in two.
Luis Fernando Tena was on the bench for his first game in charge of Querétaro as he looked to turn the Gallos’ fortunes around, but the game couldn’t have started worse for the hosts. In the second minute of the game, Tiago Volpi tried to play the ball out of the back but sent it directly to Ravel Morrison, who took a few touches and then beat the stranded keeper to make it 0-1 for Atlas.
Puebla won their second consecutive home game with a 3-0 victory against Pumas UNAM. The result is a second straight loss for the universitarios, who also remain winless on the road this season.
The Poblanos took the lead in the 16th minute after a good bit of team play. Jerónimo Amione and Alonso Escoboza combined before sending the ball to Francisco Acuña; he found Luis Venegas, whose fist-time cross into the box was met by Escoboza to make it 1-0.
Tijuana moved into first place in the table with their 2-0 victory over Toluca, while Puebla remained last with their 1-0 loss to León.
Tijuana, Monterrey, and Toluca have mathematically locked up a spot in the playoffs, while Puebla is mathematically eliminated from playoff contention.
In the relegation fight, Monarcas Morelia dropped into last place in the Tabla de Cociente with their 2-1 loss to Necaxa, while relegation rivals Puebla also lost, Jaguares de Chiapas drew, and Veracruz won.