Lobos BUAP overcame 10-man Puebla by the minimum difference as they earned a 0-1 away win in this regional rivalry. This was the conclusion of the Apertura 2017 season for both teams, who were out of playoff contention before tonight’s kickoff.
Both teams came out attacking as they looked to not only gain regional bragging rights but also improve their position in the relegation standings. Puebla had started the game off well, but before long it leveled out as the teams looked evenly matched.
Monterrey took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Lobos BUAP came back for a 2-1 win. The result is a second straight home win for the licántropos, who bounced back from their bad away loss in week 15, while the Rayados saw their two-game winning streak brought to a halt as they suffered just their second loss of the season.
The game started off perfectly for the visitors, who took the lead in the very first minute. Lucero Álvarez’s attempted clearance rebounded off Avilés Hurtado and into the net to give the Rayados the very early 0-1 lead.
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.
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.
Toluca got back to winning ways with a comfortable 3-1 home victory against 10-man Lobos BUAP. The result is a second straight loss for the licántropos, who have dropped into 15th in the relegation standings with the defeat.
The Diablos Rojos took advantage of a set piece to open the scoring in the 13th minute. Alexis Canelo got his head to a corner kick and sent the ball past Jorge Villalpando to make it 1-0 for the hosts.
León extended their winning streak to four games with a comfortable 0-3 victory against Lobos BUAP. The result ends a two-game winning streak for the licántropos and extends their home losing streak to three games.
The visitors started the game off strongly and they opened the scoring in the 19th minute. Luis Montes played in Elías Hernández, who chipped the onrushing keeper to make it 0-1.
Lobos BUAP earned a 1-2 away win against Chivas de Guadalajara as the Apertura 2017 season resumed after a week-long hiatus. The victory is a second straight one for the licántropos, while Chivas remains winless at home this season.
Lobos’ high-pressure start to the game kept them largely in the hosts’ defensive third. Amaury Escoto had the first good chance for the visitors when he hit the post with his volley. Then, in the 21st minute, Lobos found the breakthrough.