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Disciplinary Report: Clausura 2019 Week 3

The Disciplinary Committee has suspended two players and an assistant coach and opened an investigation in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 3 games.

Toluca assistant coach Pablo Morant was given a one-game suspension for constantly protesting the referee crew’s decisions, while the Committee has opened an investigation into comments head coach Hernán Crisante made after the end of Toluca’s game against Chivas de Guadalajara this weekend.

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Pachuca Announces Martín Palermo as New Coach

One day after the dismissal of Pako Ayesterán, Pachuca has announced his replacement: Martín Palermo.

Welcome Martín!

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Clausura 2019 Week 3 Standings & Statistics

Chivas de Guadalajara moved into first place in the table with their 1-0 win against Toluca, while Querétaro dropped into last after their 1-2 loss to Monterrey.

Chivas, América, and Necaxa remain perfect to date, while León, Pumas, Puebla, Veracruz, and Querétaro remain winless, with Querétaro the only team yet to record a point.

In the relegation standings, Veracruz remained last with the 2-0 loss to Morelia, while relegation rival Lobos BUAP also lost.

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

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León vs Tijuana – Jornada 3 Recap and Highlights

Tijuana beat León by the minimum difference in the final game of Jornada 3. The result gives the Xolos their first win of the Clausura 2019 while keeping La Fiera winless and ending their unbeaten streak.

León, looking to get their first win in front of their home fans, had several chances to open the scoring, with Manuel Gibrán Lajud repeatedly called into action to keep the hosts off the board.

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Chivas de Guadalajara vs Toluca – Jornada 3 Recap and Highlights

Chivas de Guadalajara moved into first place in the table with a 1-0 victory against Toluca. The result keeps El Rebaño perfect this season, while the Diablos Rojos suffered their first defeat.

The game started off at a good pace and Toluca had an early chance from a corner kick that surprised Raúl Gudiño and nearly ended up as an Olímpico from Pablo Barrientos. Gudiño was then called on to deny Luis Mendoza in the 16th minute as the visitors looked to take the lead.

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Lobos BUAP vs Necaxa – Jornada 3 Recap and Highlights

Lobos BUAP took a 2-0 lead but couldn’t hold it as Necaxa stormed back for a 2-3 away win. The result ends the Licántropos’ perfect start to the season, while the Rayos maintained theirs.

The game started off perfectly for the hosts, who took the lead within the opening minute. Thirty-five seconds after kickoff, Leonardo Ramos bundled the ball home at the far post to make it 1-0 for Lobos.

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Pumas UNAM vs Atlas – Jornada 3 Recap and Highlights

Pumas UNAM took a 2-0 lead but failed to hold it as Atlas scored in stoppage time to secure a 2-2 draw. The result keeps the universitarios unbeaten at home but winless overall this season, while the Rojinegros remain unbeaten on the road.

Pumas came out looking to earn their first victory of the Clausura in front of their home fans, and although Atlas was organized in the back the hosts were able to take advantage of a set piece to open the scoring in the 23rd minute.

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Pachuca Parts Ways with Pako Ayesterán

Hours after Pachuca’s 3-0 loss to América, the club announced the departure of Francisco “Pako” Ayestarán as head coach.

OFFICIAL STATEMENT. Through this medium we are announcing that Professor @PakoAyestaran has ceased to be the coach of our institution. We wish him much success in his next project. 

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Tigres UANL vs Cruz Azul – Jornada 3 Recap and Highlights

A penalty kick proved the difference in this one as Cruz Azul earned a 0-1 away win against Tigres UANL. The result ends the universitarios’ unbeaten start to the season and gives La Máquina their first win.

The hots had the first good chance of the game in the 11th minute, when they stole the ball as Cruz Azul tried to play out of the back. Julián Quiñones played in Enner Valencia, but his low shot was saved well by Jesús Corona.

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América vs Pachuca – Jornada 3 Recap and Highlights

América remained perfect this season with a 3-0 victory against Pachuca. The result is a second bad road loss for the Tuzos, while the Águilas continued their strong start to the season.

The game started off fairly evenly, with neither team able to take control. But then a set piece gave América the lead; Renato Ibarra sent in a corner kick, and Guido Rodríguez appeared unmarked to send it home in the 16th minute. 1-0.

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