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Apertura 2018 Copa MX: Week 5 Standings & Statistics

The Apertura 2018 edition of the Copa MX continued this week with the fifth round of games. This was another solid week for the home teams, with five of them winning and two more earning draws.

Scores
América 3-1 Dorados de Sinaloa
Querétaro 1-0 León
Monterrey 3-2 Venados
Monarcas Morelia 1-2 Chivas de Guadalajara
Necaxa 1-0 Pumas UNAM
Santos Laguna 0-0 Pachuca
Cafetaleros 0-1 Tigres UANL
Atlas 1-0 Cruz Azul
FC Juárez 2-2 Toluca

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Apertura 2018 Copa MX Week 5: Where to Watch

The Apertura 2018 Copa MX continues this week with the fifth round of group stage games.

Current standings can be found here.

All times Eastern, home team listed first.

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Apertura 2018 Week 5 Standings & Statistics

Cruz Azul moved into first place with their 3-0 victory against León, while Atlas dropped into last after their 0-1 loss to Monarcas Morelia.

Cruz Azul is the only unbeaten team remaining after Pumas UNAM suffered their first loss, while Atlas is the only team still winless after Chivas de Guadalajara and Pachuca picked up victories.

In the relegation standings, Lobos BUAP dropped into last with their 3-0 loss to Pachuca, while relegation rivals Veracruz also lost and Puebla and Querétaro drew.

Scores
Veracruz 0-2 Chivas de Guadalajara
Atlas 0-1 Monarcas Morelia
Cruz Azul 3-0 León
Pachuca 3-0 Lobos BUAP
Necaxa 2-2 Puebla
Querétaro 1-1 América
Monterrey 1-0 Pumas UNAM
Toluca 3-0 Tijuana
Santos Laguna 3-1 Tigres UANL

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Santos Laguna vs Tigres UANL – Jornada 5 Recap and Highlights

Santos Laguna remained perfect at home this season with a 3-1 victory against Tigres UANL. The result is a third straight win for the Laguneros, while the universitarios have now lost three in a row.

The visitors started the game off well and in the 7th minute they won a penalty. André-Pierre Gignac stepped up to take it, but he couldn’t find the target as the spot kick went wide and the game remained 0-0.

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Toluca vs Tijuana – Jornada 5 Recap and Highlights

Toluca remained unbeaten at home this season with a 3-0 win against 10-man Tijuana. The result is a second straight win for the Diablos Rojos, while the Xolos remain winless in four.

The hosts came out attacking and Rodrigo Salinas had the first good chance in just the 4th minute, but Gibrán Lajud made the save. Luis Quiñones also had a good opportunity, but he couldn’t put his shot on frame.

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Monterrey vs Pumas UNAM – Jornada 5 Recap and Highlights

Monterrey got back to winning ways with a 1-0 victory against Pumas UNAM. The result keeps the Rayados perfect at home this season, while the universitarios saw their four-game unbeaten streak halted.

The game started off perfectly for Monterrey, who took the lead in just the 4th minute. Nicolás Sánchez got his head to a corner kick and beat Alfredo Saldívar to make it 1-0 right off the bat.

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Querétaro vs América – Jornada 5 Recap and Highlights

América took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Querétaro came back for a 1-1 draw. The result ends a two-game losing streak for the Gallos Blancos but keeps them winless in three overall, while the Águilas saw their three-game winning streak halted but remain unbeaten in four.

Querétaro had the first good chance of the game in the 13th minute when Marcel Ruiz found himself unmarked in the box, but he couldn’t put his header on target and the opportunity went begging.

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Necaxa vs Puebla – Jornada 5 Recap and Highlights

Puebla took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Necaxa came back for a 2-2 draw. The result keeps the Rayos unbeaten at home this season but also winless in two overall, while the Poblanos remain winless on the road and winless in three overall.

Puebla started the game off well and they began to threaten Hugo González’s goal immediately. It took them just 7 minutes to find the breakthrough; Diego Cruz and Francisco Acuña combined well before Cruz sent the ball in for Lucas Cavallini, who made it 0-1.

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Pachuca vs Lobos BUAP – Jornada 5 Recap and Highlights

Pachuca earned their first win of the season with a 3-0 victory against Lobos BUAP. The result keeps the Tuzos unbeaten in two while the Licántropos are winless in three and winless on the road.

Pachuca took the initiative early on as they looked to finally get that elusive first win. Their first good chance came in the 10th minute with a header by Erick Gutiérrez, but Toño Rodríguez made the save.

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Cruz Azul vs León – Jornada 5 Recap and Highlights

Cruz Azul moved into first place – pending the rest of this weekend’s results – with a 3-0 victory against León in a game that finished 10 vs 10. The result keeps La Máquina perfect at home and unbeaten overall this season, while La Fiera remains winless on the road.

Cruz Azul came out attacking and they had several early chances, although they couldn’t convert any of them. Then, in the 18th minute, the game looked to have taken a turn for the worse for the hosts when Jerry Flores was sent off to leave Cruz Azul with just 10 men.

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