Puebla twice took the lead and twice failed to hold it as Querétaro fought back for a 2-2 draw. The result keeps the Poblanos unbeaten in two but leaves them winless in seven, while the Gallos Blancos are unbeaten in two but winless in eight.
Both teams were looking to end their long winless streaks against another struggling team, and Querétaro began to create chances early. However, it didn’t take Puebla long to find chances of their own, although it wasn’t until the 34th minute that the hosts were able to take the lead.
Neither team could find the breakthrough in this one as Santos Laguna and Puebla played out a 0-0 draw. The result keeps the Laguneros winless at home this season – and winless in three overall – while the Poblanos remain winless in six.
Puebla started the game off well and they had the first chance in the 4th minute, when Lucas Cavallini’s shot from inside the box was saved by Carlos Acevedo. Two minutes later, Brayan Angulo and Cavallini combined before Acevedo made another save to keep the game goalless.
Atlas snapped a six-game winless streak with a 1-2 away win against Puebla. The result leaves the Poblanos winless at home this season and keeps them at the bottom of the league table.
The visitors took an early lead thanks to a goalkeeping error. In the 8th minute, Juan Pablo Vigón tried his luck from distance, and Moisés Muñoz fumbled the ball, allowing it to slide by and nestle into the net. 0-1.
Puebla took the lead but couldn’t hold it as they drew 1-1 with Necaxa. The result leaves the Poblanos unbeaten in two but winless in four while the Rayos are winless in two.
Puebla took advantage of a defensive miscue to open the scoring in the 22nd minute. Christian Marrugo sent a cross into the box that defender Mario de Luna failed to deal with. The ball fell nicely for Lucas Cavallini, who brought it down on his chest and fired past Marcelo Barovero to make it 0-1 for the visitors.
Cruz Azul vs Santos Laguna – 6:00 PM – Univision Deportes
Cruz Azul (7th) drew 0-0 with Puebla last weekend to remain unbeaten this season but also winless in three. La Máquina has three times as many draws as wins in the Apertura – six and two, respectively – and they need to start picking up all three points if they want to stay in the top eight. They do have the second-best defensive record in the league, though, and they’ll look to get back to winning ways when they return home to the Estadio Azul for this one.
As for Santos Laguna (14th), the Laguneros drew 0-0 with Toluca last weekend to remain unbeaten in three but also winless at home this season. Their lone win of the Apertura came on the road, and they’ll look for another one here. They picked up an away win in the Copa MX in midweek, where they beat FC Juárez 0-3.
Puebla remained winless at home this season but moved out of last place – pending the rest of this weekend’s games – with a dull 0-0 draw against Cruz Azul. The result keeps La Máquina unbeaten this season but also winless in three as they played out their sixth draw of the Apertura 2017.
Cruz Azul had more possession in the opening half, but the visitors were unable to do much with it. Puebla stood firm defensively and even managed a couple of shots of their own, with Alonso Escoboza and Christian Marrugo trying their luck.
Puebla vs Cruz Azul – 8:00 PM – Univision Deportes
Puebla (18th) fell 2-1 to Toluca last time out to send the Poblanos into last place in the table. Puebla has lost their last two and is winless at home this season with two draws and a loss. Also of concern to Puebla is their position in the Tabla de Cociente that controls relegation; another loss here could see them fall as low as 16th. A combination of an anemic offense (four goals scored) and a leaky defense (12 goals allowed) has kept Puebla struggling, and they need to right the ship as soon as possible.
As for Cruz Azul (6th), La Máquina drew 1-1 with Monterrey last time out to remain unbeaten this season. They have just two wins to their name, though, with their other five games all ending in draws. They’ll look to keep their unbeaten streak alive and get back to winning ways when they take on a struggling Puebla side in this one.
Puebla took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Toluca came back for a 2-1 win. The result ends a three-game winless run for the Diablos Rojos and also keeps them unbeaten at home this season, while Puebla has now lost two in a row.
Neither team was able to take control in the early going as the game bogged down in midfield and was repeatedly interrupted by fouls. The first notable chance came for the hosts in the 22nd minute, when Rubens Sambueza tried his luck from distance, but Moisés Muñoz was able to send it out for a corner kick.
Puebla remained winless at home this season as León earned a 0-1 victory. The result is a second straight road win for La Fiera, while Puebla saw their two-game unbeaten run come to a halt.
The visitors started the game off well and enjoyed the majority of possession. Then, in the 20th minute, Alonso Zamora was called for a foul on Mauro Boselli inside the box, giving León a penalty kick. Boselli himself stepped up to take it and he converted it to make it 0-1.