The standout suspension goes to Franco Jara of Pachuca, who will miss the next two games due to violent conduct.
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.
Guido Rodríguez of Club América was given a one-game suspension for serious foul play, while Víctor Aguilera of Tijuana was suspended one game for receiving two yellow cards in the same match.
Finally, Aldo Arellano of Querétaro and Francisco Rodríguez of Lobos BUAP were both given one-game suspensions for yellow-card accumulation after picking up their fifth cautions of the season.
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.
The standout suspension goes to Julio César Furch of Santos Laguna, who was given a two-game suspension for violent conduct.
Lobos BUAP snapped a five-game winless streak with a 0-1 away win against Veracruz. The result is a second straight defeat for the Tiburones Rojos, who dropped into last place in the relegation standings with the loss.
With both teams heavily involved in the relegation fight, there was a lot at stake for both sides. Nevertheless, there were few chances of note in the first half. Daniel Villalva looked the most dangerous for Veracruz while Emanuel Herrera had the best chance for the licántropos shortly before halftime.
Toluca vs Querétaro – 1:00 PM – Univision Deportes
Toluca (4th) drew 0-0 with Santos Laguna last weekend to remain unbeaten in two but winless on the road this season. The Diablos Rojos will look to get back to winning ways when they return home to the Estadio Nemesio Diez, where they are unbeaten in the Apertura. Toluca has been inconsistent this season, though; they’ve scored three goals in multiple games but have also been shutout four times; they’ve posted four clean sheets but have also given up four goals in one game.
As for Querétaro (12th), the Gallos Blancos fell 1-2 to León last weekend to remain winless in four. They’re unbeaten on the road this season, though, and they’ll look to get back to winning ways when they visit Toluca in this one. Querétaro is averaging less than a goal a game, but they’ll look to take advantage of Toluca’s inconsistent defending here.
Rodrigo Godínez of Lobos BUAP and Kristian Álvarez of Veracruz were both given one-game suspensions for serious foul play while Néstor Araujo of Santos Laguna was suspended one game for violent conduct.
Lobos BUAP saw their winless streak stretch to five games as they fell 1-3 to Monarcas Morelia. The licántropos slipped to the foot of the relegation standings with the loss while the michoacanos have now won three in a row.
The field was in poor condition with puddles and divots, and it was that state that allowed Morelia to open the scoring in the 13th minute. Francisco Rodríguez’s attempted clearance deflected off Raúl Ruidíaz; José Francisco Canales couldn’t corral the ball on the sloppy ground and Ruidíaz pounced to send the ball into the empty net. 0-1.