Chivas de Guadalajara climbed out of last place with a 2-3 away win against Veracruz. The result snaps a five-game winless streak for El Rebaño, while the Tiburones Rojos have now lost two in a row and are winless in four.
Veracruz nearly grabbed the lead just two minutes into the game when José Arturo Rivas won a header inside the box, but Rodolfo Cota reacted well and sent the ball out for a corner kick. The Tiburones continued to press and Cota and the defense were kept busy in the opening quarter of an hour.
Monterrey got back to winning ways with a 0-1 away win against Pumas UNAM. The result leaves the universitarios with just one victory in their last five, and with two losses in their last three home games.
The visitors started the game off well with Jorge Benítez and Neri Cardozo active in the attack. However, Alfredo Saldívar was there to keep them off the board.
In a game that finished 10 vs 10, Tigres UANL emerged victorious with a comprehensive 3-0 win against Toluca. The result is a second consecutive win for the universitarios, while the Diablos Rojos are now winless in two and remain winless on the road this season.
It didn’t take Tigres long to open the scoring, with the hosts taking the lead in just the 8th minute. Luis Rodríguez and Enner Valencia combined well in the box before André-Pierre Gignac finished off the play to make it 1-0.
Pachuca ended a three-game winless streak with a 1-0 victory against Puebla. The result keeps the Tuzos unbeaten in two while the Poblanos saw their three-game unbeaten streak brought to a halt.
With both teams in need of points, the game was an open affair from the beginning. Pachuca looked dangerous with Jonathan Urretaviscaya feeding Ángelo Sagal and Keisuke Honda, while Víctor Guzmán tested Moisés Muñoz with several shots from outside the box.
Santos Laguna made it two wins in a row with a 1-2 away victory against Querétaro. The result is a second consecutive loss for the Gallos Blancos, who remain winless in 10 games overall.
The first half was high-intensity, and both goalkeepers were kept busy. The hosts had their first good chance through Camilo Sanvezzo, but Jonathan Orozco was there to make the save on the Brazilian’s header.
Lobos BUAP earned just their second home win of the season with a 3-0 victory against Cruz Azul. The result snaps a three-game losing streak for the licántropos, while La Máquina’s inconsistency continues – they have alternated wins and losses for their last six matches.
The hosts started the game off well and they opened the scoring in the 11th minute. Juan Carlos Medina got into the box and sent a cross towards the six-yard box; the defense was unable to clear it effectively, and Julian Quiñones finished off the loose ball to make it 1-0 for Lobos.
Neither team could find the breakthrough in this one as Monarcas Morelia and León played out a 0-0 draw that featured two missed penalties. The result ends a three-game winning streak for the michoacanos but keeps them unbeaten in four, while La Fiera are now winless in two.
Morelia won a penalty in just the second minute of the game when Nacho González was called for a foul on Gabriel Achilier following a corner kick. Raúl Rudíaz stepped up to take the spot kick, but he sent it against the post to keep it 0-0.
Atlas beat Santos Laguna by the minimum difference in the last game of match week 13. The result leaves the Laguneros winless at home this season and winless in four overall, while the Rojinegros extended their winning streak to three games.
Santos was looking to get their season on track and they created chances from the beginning. But despite having several point-blank opportunities, they couldn’t find the breakthrough as Óscar Ustari made the necessary saves.