Following their loss to Toluca this weekend, Lobos BUAP has announced the dismissal of Rafael Puente del Río.
Toluca moved into first place in the table with a 1-2 away win against Lobos BUAP. The result leaves the Licántropos winless in four and drops them to last in the table, while the Diablos Rojos extended their winning streak to six games.
Lobos came out looking for the three points that would give them some breathing room in the relegation fight. However, it was Toluca who struck first, with the visitors taking the lead in just the 10th minute.
Lobos BUAP took a two-goal lead but León fought back to tie the game 2-2. The result keeps La Fiera winless in two, but unbeaten at home in four, while the Licántropos have now lost two in a row and remain winless on the road this season.
The game started out evenly, with neither team able to put their stamp on the match. Slowly, Lobos began to gain more possession, although they still lacked creativity in the final third. However, they found the breakthough in the 34th minute.
The standout suspension goes to Nicolás Sánchez of Monterrey, who will miss the next two games due to serious foul play, while Paul Aguilar of América was given a one-game suspension for the same reason.
The visitors took the lead in just the 5th minute. José Juan Macías controlled the ball in the box, turned, and fired; goalkeeper Jorge Villalpando got his hands to the ball but couldn’t redirect it as it went into the net to give Chvias the 0-1 advantage.
The game started off somewhat slowly, with Lobos unable to get into the game. Tijuana had several chances to take the lead before a goalkeeping error allowed them to open the scoring in the 35th minute. Luis Mendoza’s shot from distance went straight through goalkeeper Jorge Villalpando to make it 1-0.
Monarcas Morelia came from behind to earn a 2-1 win against Lobos BUAP. The result snaps a two-game losing streak for the michoacanos while the Licántropos saw their two-game unbeaten streak halted and have now lost four straight on the road.
The game started off well for the visitors, though, and Lobos took the lead in the 21st minute. Irven Ávila and Julián Quiñones combined well before Quiñones applied the finishing touch to make it 0-1.
Toluca’s head coach, Hernán Cristante, was given a one-game suspension for constantly protesting the referee crew’s decisions.
Despite playing 11 v 10 for nearly 70 minutes, Lobos BUAP couldn’t break the deadlock as they drew 0-0 with Tigres UANL. The result keeps the Licántropos unbeaten in two while the universitarios remain winless in three.
Lobos came out attacking and Nahuel Guzmán was forced into several good saves to keep the hosts off the board. Then in the 21st minute, Rafael Carioca picked up a straight red card to leave Tigres with just 10 men, and it seemed like Lobos would take control of the game.
The standout suspension goes to Francisco Rodríguez of Lobos BUAP, who was given a two-game suspension for serious foul play. Jorge Hernández of Pachuca and Osmar Mares of Veracruz were suspended for the same reason, but for only one game each.