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Disciplinary Report: Clausura 2020 Week 5

Banner image of a red card and yellow card with the caption DISCIPLINARY REPORTThe Disciplinary Committee has suspended four players and one assistant coach in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 5 games.

Jairo Torres of Atlas and Pablo Ceppelini of Cruz Azul were given one-game suspensions for serious foul play.

Luis Chávez of Pachuca was given a one-game suspension for receiving two yellow cards in the same match.

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León vs Pachuca – Jornada 3 Recap & Highlights

León logo "vs" Pachuca logoLeón earned a comfortable 3-0 victory against Pachuca in a game marred by the serious injury suffered by 17-year-old Eugenio Pizutto in his Liga MX debut.

The result keeps La Fiera perfect at home this season, while the Tuzos remain winless in the Clausura 2020.

In the 9th minute, Pachuca was forced into an early substitution after Luis Chávez was injured, and things never improved from there. León was in complete control of the run of play and in the 14th minute, they took the lead through Ángel Mena, whose shot from outside the box beat Alfonso Blanco to make it 1-0.

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Pachuca vs Chivas de Guadalajara – Jornada 2 Recap & Highlights

Pachuca logo "vs" Chivas logoNeither team could find the breakthrough in this one as Pachuca and Chivas de Guadalajara played out a 0-0 draw. The result keeps the Tuzos winless in the Clausura 2020, while El Rebaño remains unbeaten.

The game started at a brisk pace in front of a sold-out Estadio Hidalgo – filled in large part by away fans. Despite the pro-Chivas atmosphere in their own stadium, Pachuca was still able to dominate large stretches of the game, and they had the better of the chances in the first half.

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Víctor Guzmán Fails Anti-Doping Test

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Víctor Guzmán had an “adverse analytic result” to the anti-doping test administered on August 10, 2019, during Jornada 4 of the Apertura 2019 season.

ESPN reports that Guzmán tested positive for “a prohibited substance of ‘social use’”. On his Instagram account, Guzmán denied having taken any banned substances and stated that he has requested the “B sample” be tested as well.

The 24-year-old Guzmán had made the move from Pachuca to Chivas de Guadalajara for the Clausura 2020 season, but he was pulled from Guadalajara’s week one match day roster after Chivas learned of the test result. On Monday, Chivas officially announced that Guzmán “will no longer form part of our squad”, and that the transfer will be annulled, with Guzmán returning to Pachuca.

Paulo Pezzolano Announced as Coach of Pachuca

After parting ways with Martín Palermo, Pachuca wasted no time in announcing his replacement: Paulo Pezzolano.

The 36-year-old Uruguayan joins Pachuca from Liverpool in his native country, where he won the Torneo Intermedio 2019; before that, he coached Torque, also in Uruguay, and won the Segunda División title with that club.

Pezzolano has some experience with Mexican soccer as well; he played for Necaxa in 2012.

Martín Palermo Out at Pachuca

After Pachuca failed to qualify for the playoffs, the club wasted no time in announcing the departure of coach Martín Palermo. In a press release posted to the Tuzos’ twitter account, the club noted that Palermo’s contract had finished and it was decided “by mutual agreement” not to extend it.

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Pachuca vs Pumas UNAM – Jornada 19 Recap & Highlights

Pachuca earned a 2-0 victory against Pumas UNAM, but due to Monterrey’s victory earlier it was not enough to get the Tuzos into the playoffs. Pachuca ended their season with a three-game unbeaten streak, while the universitarios wrapped up their Apertura with a three-game winless streak.

Despite knowing they were out of the running for the Liguilla, Pachuca was determined to end the season on a positive note in front of their fans, and they came out attacking. Their pressure paid off in the 34th minute, when they took advantage of a defensive error to take the lead.

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Disciplinary Report: Apertura 2019 Week 18

Banner image of a red card and yellow card with the caption DISCIPLINARY REPORTThe Disciplinary Committee has suspended four players and one physical trainer in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 18 games.

Tijuana will be missing two players for their final regular season game, as Jordan Silva was given a one-game suspension for denial of a clear goal-scoring opportunity, and Miler Bolaños was suspended for yellow-card accumulation after receiving his fifth caution of the season.

Walter Gael Sandoval of Chivas de Guadalajara and Franco Jara of Pachuca were suspended one game for receiving two yellow cards in the same match

Finally, Gustavo Alejandro Leombruno, Puebla’s physical trainer, was given a one-game suspension for entering the field of play to confront the referee crew.

Tigres UANL vs Pachuca – Jornada 18 Recap & Highlights

Despite numerous chances at both ends, neither Tigres UANL nor Pachuca could find the breakthrough as this one finished 0-0. The result puts Pachuca’s playoff hopes in jeopardy, while Tigres were already assured a spot in the upcoming Liguilla.

The goalkeepers were the stars of the game, with both Nahuel Guzmán and Rodrigo Rey making impressive stops to preserve their respective clean sheets. Tigres had the majority of possession in the first half, but Pachuca – who needed the win more urgently – kept the pressure on and had a chance or two on the break.

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Pachuca vs Monterrey – Jornada 16 Recap & Highlights

Monterrey kept their playoff hopes alive – and complicated Pachuca’s – with a 2-3 away win on Wednesday night. The result snaps a four-game winless streak for the Rayados, while the Tuzos have now lost three in a row.

Both teams came out attacking and there were chances at either end, but the visitors were the first to capitalize. In the 10th minute, Monterrey won a corner kick; Dorlan Pabón sent it toward the near post, Rodrigo Rey couldn’t make the clearance, and Nicolás Sánchez finished it off to give the Rayados the 0-1 lead.

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