Atlas took, lost, and regained the lead as they beat 10-man Tijuana 2-1 in an empty Estadio Jalisco. The game was played behind closed doors as punishment for fans’ homophobic chanting in the Rojinegros’ last home game. The result snaps a two-game losing streak for Atlas, while the Xolos are now winless in three.
Atlas came out looking to get their season back on track in their first game under new coach Rafa Puente, who took over just yesterday. The breakthrough came in the 29th minute, when Luciano Acosta scored a golazo of a free kick to make it 1-0 for the hosts.
Chivas de Guadalajara took a two-goal lead but couldn’t hold it as Atlético San Luis scored in stoppage time to salvage a 2-2 draw. The result keeps both teams unbeaten this season although Chivas is also now winless in three.
The game seemed to start off well for the visitors, who earned an early penalty kick after Uriel Antuna was fouled in the box. Javier López stepped up to take the spot kick, and “Chofis” converted it to make it 0-1 for Chivas in the 14th minute.
Cufré, 41, leaves Atlas sitting in 14th place in the league table with one win and two losses in the Clausura 2020. He was in charge of the Rojinegros for 31 total games, with a record of 11 wins, 5 draws, and 15 losses in that span.
FC Juárez earned a comfortable 3-0 victory against Monarcas Morelia to close out Jornada 3. The result gives the Bravos their first win of the season and keeps them unbeaten at home, while the michoacanos are still winless in the Clausura 2020.
FC Juárez came out attacking as they looked to put their home-field advantage to good use, and their persistence paid off in the 26th minute. Jefferson Intriago sent a long free kick into the box, and Flavio Santos headed it past Sebastián Sosa to make it 1-0 for the hosts.
Atlético San Luis took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Necaxa scored late to earn a 1-1 draw. The result keeps the Rayos unbeaten this season, but winless at home, while the Potosinos are also unbeaten, but winless on the road.
The game started off at a good pace, with several early chances. The visitors had the better of the run of play, and a set piece gave them the lead in the 15th minute, when Matías Catalán finished off a corner kick at the far post to give San Luis the 0-1 lead.
A late goal gave Pumas UNAM a 1-0 victory against Monterrey. The result keeps the universitarios unbeaten this season and perfect at home, while the Rayados remain winless and suffered their first loss of the Clausura.
The hosts looked the better side from the beginning and it was only Marcelo Barovero in goal who kept Pumas from running up the score. Carlos González had several opportunities with Sebastián Saucedo and Fabio Álvarez supporting the attack, but the Argentinian goalkeeper kept Pumas off the board.