Tag Archives: Puebla

León vs Puebla – Jornada 15 Recap and Highlights

León extended their unbeaten streak to five games with a 1-0 victory over Puebla. The result keeps the Poblanos winless on the road in four and rooted to the bottom of the league table.

Puebla could have mathematically guaranteed their safety in the relegation fight with a win tonight; instead, they will now have to wait and see what happens in Veracruz’s game on Sunday. León, meanwhile, was looking to continue their climb up the table as they make a last push for a playoff spot.

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Clausura 2017 Relegation Watch: Three Games Remaining

With three games left to play in the Clausura 2017 season, there are four teams still mathematically involved in the relegation fight: Veracruz, Monarcas Morelia, Jaguares de Chiapas, and Puebla.

Current relegation standings:

# Team Points Games Average
15 Puebla 118 99 1.1919
16 Monarcas Morelia 112 99 1.1313
17 Jaguares de Chiapas 112 99 1.1313
18 Veracruz 111 99 1.1212

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Puebla vs Cruz Azul – Jornada 14 Recap and Highlights

Puebla scored a stoppage-time goal to beat Cruz Azul 2-1 in the last game of Jornada 14. The result snaps a five-game winless streak for the Poblanos and ends a two-game unbeaten streak for La Máquina. The victory also puts Puebla on the brink of mathematically guaranteeing their survival in the relegation fight; they are now seven points clear of Veracruz with just nine points left to play for.

The visitors took the lead very early on, with Rafael Baca finishing off a cross from Ángel Mena with a diving header in just the 4th minute. But despite looking the better team for much of the first half, Cruz Azul was unable to add to their 0-1 lead, and Puebla turned things around in the second 45.

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Disciplinary Report: Clausura 2017 Week 10

The Disciplinary Committee has suspended two players in the aftermath of this week’s rescheduled Jornada 10 games.

Francisco Acuña of Puebla and Juan Carlos Núñez of Tijuana were both given one-game suspensions for receiving two yellow cards in the same game.

They will sit out their respective Jornada 14 games this weekend.

Veracruz vs Puebla – Jornada 10 Recap and Highlights

In this game with crucial relegation implications, Veracruz beat Puebla 3-2. The result gives the Tiburones Rojos back-to-back home wins and could see them move out of last place in the Tabla de Cociente, depending on other results. As for Puebla, the Poblanos have now lost two in a row and are winless in five.

With so much on the line in this one, both teams came out looking to pick up all three points. Veracruz had the first few chances of the game, but Puebla was well-organized in the back.

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Disciplinary Report: Clausura 2017 Week 13

The Disciplinary Committee has suspended four players and one physical trainer in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 13 games.

José Juan Vázquez of León and Adrián Cortés of Puebla were given one-game suspensions for receiving two yellow cards in the same game.

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Chivas de Guadalajara vs Puebla – Jornada 13 Recap and Highlights

Chivas de Guadalajara overcame a two-goal deficit and scored a stoppage-time goal to beat Puebla 3-2 on Saturday night. The result keeps El Rebaño unbeaten in four and returns them to the top of the table, while Puebla is now winless in four and has dropped into last.

The visitors started the game off well, although Chivas began to generate chances of their own about 15 minutes it. Cristian Campestrini was called into action to stop Alan Pulido on more than one occasion, but the netminder was up to the task.

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Pachuca vs Puebla – Jornada 12 Recap and Highlights

Pachuca extended their home unbeaten streak to 26 league games but remained winless in two overall after playing out a 0-0 draw with Puebla. The result leaves the Poblanos winless in three.

The Tuzos started the game off better and they had a few early chances as they looked to make their home-field advantage count. Víctor Guzmán had a good chance in the 9th minute, but Cristian Campestrini was able to send his shot out for a corner kick.

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Disciplinary Report: Clausura 2017 Week 11

The Disciplinary Committee has suspended five players and one coach in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 11 games.

Miguel Herrera, coach of Tijuana, will be sidelined for the Xolos’ next two games. Herrera was given a one-game suspension for constantly protesting the referee crew’s decisions and another for a lack of respect towards the match officials.

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Puebla vs Monarcas Morelia – Jornada 11 Recap and Highlights

In this relegation six-pointer, a last-minute goal gave Monarcas Morelia the 0-1 away win against Puebla. The result is a second straight victory for Morelia and keeps them unbeaten in three, while Puebla has now lost two in a row.

Neither team wanted to lose this game far more than either one wanted to win it. Play was decidedly cautious for long stretches of the game, and goal-scoring chances didn’t begin to appear in earnest until the second half.

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