Tigres UANL coach Ricardo Ferretti and Puebla coach José Luis Sánchez Solá were both given one-game suspensions for insulting and/or showing a lack of respect towards players or members of the coaching staff after the pair were involved in an altercation.
Monarcas Morelia took the lead but couldn’t hold it, with a red card allowing Tijuana to storm back for a 1-4 away victory. The result snaps a two-game losing streak for the Xolos and keeps them firmly in the playoff race, while the michoacanos – long since eliminated from playoff contention – are now winless in two.
The game started off somewhat slowly, with neither team dominating, but in the 14th minute Morelia struck to take the lead. Miguel Ángel Sansores headed home a cross from Rodrigo Millar to make it 1-0 for the hosts.
Tigres put out a largely alternative lineup as they look ahead to the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final against rivals Monterrey this week, and Morelia looked to take full advantage. The visitors struck in the 19th minute, with Miguel Ángel Sansores running on to a through ball from Cándido Ramírez and beating Nahuel Guzmán to make it 0-1.
Despite a new coach, Chivas de Guadalajara was unable to get back on track as they fell 1-0 to Monarcas Morelia. The result ends La Monarquía’s own long winless streak – 10 games – while extending El Rebaño’s losing streak to four and their winless streak to seven.
The game started off slowly, with both teams struggling to find a rhythm. Chivas thought they had found the breakthrough in the 26th minute, but the referee had already whistled for a foul instead of allowing play on; Javier López’s would-be goal was disallowed, and they were unable to finish off the resulting free kick.
Monarcas Morelia took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Puebla came back for a 1-1 draw. The result keeps Puebla unbeaten in three, but ends their two-game winning streak, while the michoacanos remain winless on the road this season and winless in 10 overall.
The visitors nearly caught Puebla out when Carlos Ferreira took an ambitious shot from 35 yards out that beat Nicolás Vikonis, but ultimately hit the crossbar. That opportunity was one of the few of note in a first half that was played largely in midfield, with both teams struggling to make their mark on the game.
Monarcas Morelia took a 2-0 lead but couldn’t hold it as León stormed back for a 2-3 away win. The result extends La Fiera’s winning streak to nine games and keeps them unbeaten on the road, while La Monarquía are now winless in nine.
The game started off perfectly for the hosts, who surprised the superlíderes by taking the lead in just the 4th minute. The unfortunate Andrés Mosquera sent a cross into his own net when he tried to cut out the service, with his own-goal making it 1-0 for Morelia early on.
Lobos BUAP took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Monarcas Morelia came back for a 1-1 draw. The result keeps La Monarquía unbeaten in three but winless in eight, while the Licántropos are winless in two.
The visitors started the game off stronger, although they struggled to convert their chances. In the 9th minute Michael Orozco failed to convert a golden opportunity when he managed to send the ball over the bar from within the six-yard box.
Monarcas Morelia took a two-goal lead but failed to hold it as Pumas UNAM came back for a 2-2 draw. The result ends a two-game losing streak for the universitarios, but keeps them winless in three, while La Monarquía are unbeaten in two but remain winless in seven.
The game got off to a perfect start for the visitors, who took the lead within the opening 15 seconds. Gastón Lezcano drove into the box, left his defender on the ground, and sent his low shot past the keeper to make it 0-1 for Morelia.
José Juan Macías of León, Roberto Meráz of Monarcas Morelia, and Santiago García of Toluca were all given one-game suspensions for serious foul play, while Idekal Domínguez of Pumas UNAM was suspended for receiving two yellow cards in the same game.