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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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Copa MX Quarterfinals: Monterrey vs Puebla

Monterrey earned a come-from-behind 3-2 victory against Puebla in their Copa MX quarterfinal game.

The visitors took the lead just four minutes into the match, when Jerónimo Amione sent a cross in for Federico González, who made it 0-1 with his half-volley.

However, Monterrey tied it up just a minute later. In the 5th minute, Yimmi Chara found Rogelio Funes Mori, who drove into the box and roofed his shot at the near post to make it 1-1.

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Puebla Assistant Coach Aníbal Ruíz Dies

Puebla confirmed the death of Aníbal Ruíz Leites, who collapsed on the field of the Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente this evening.

Ruíz, 75, suffered a heart attack.

The game between Puebla and hosts Veracruz had just been postponed due to the referees’ strike when Ruíz collapsed. He was taken to the hospital via ambulance, where his death was later announced.

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Clausura 2017 Copa MX Quarterfinals Set

The first knockout round of the Clausura 2017 Copa MX is in the books and eight teams are still in the running for the tournament title.

The winners from the round of sixteen have now been paired up for the quarterfinals, which will feature seven Liga MX teams and one from Ascenso MX.

The quarterfinal match-ups are as follows:

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Copa MX Round of 16: Jaguares de Chiapas vs Puebla

Puebla earned a 2-3 away win against Jaguares de Chiapas in the Copa MX round of sixteen.

The Poblanos took the lead shortly before halftime, after having looked the better side for most of the game. In the 37th minute, Álvaro Navarro’s shot from the center of the box made it 0-1 for the visitors.

Just three minutes later, Carlos Orrantía made it 0-2 for Puebla with the help of a deflection off a Jaguares defender.

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Puebla vs Tigres UANL – Jornada 9 Recap and Highlights

puebla-tigres2Tigres UANL extended their unbeaten streak to three games with a 0-2 away win against Puebla. The result ends a four-game unbeaten run for the Poblanos.

The game started with chances at both ends. Puebla had a good opportunity in the 15th minute, when Alexis Canelo beat his marker, but he couldn’t put his shot on target.

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Disciplinary Report: Clausura 2017 Week 8

disciplinary reportThe Disciplinary Committee has suspended two players and one coach and opened an investigation into violent conduct in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 8 games.

Édgar Zaldívar of Atlas and Enzo Roco of Cruz Azul were both given one-game suspensions for receiving two yellow cards in the same game.

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Toluca vs Puebla – Jornada 8 Recap and Highlights

toluca-puebla2Puebla beat Toluca 1-3 on Sunday afternoon to give the Poblanos back-to-back victories. The loss, meanwhile, ends the Diablos Rojos’ three-game winning streak.

A set piece gave the visitors the lead in the 22nd minute. A free kick was sent in and then headed back towards the far post, where Alfredo Talavera failed to deal with. Pablo Míguez was there to head the ball into the empty net and give Puebla the 0-1 advantage.

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C17 Copa MX Week 5 Review: Wednesday’s Games

copa corona mxAtlas 2-1 Puebla (Group 4)
Atlas kept their hopes of advancing alive with a 2-1 win over Puebla in this Group 4 game. The Poblanos are still top of the group but are now vulnerable to losing that spot. The Rojinegros went into this game winless in Copa MX play, but they took the lead in the 18th minute. Édgar Zaldívar won the ball and played in Jahir Barraza, whose diagonal shot made it 1-0.

The hosts added to their lead in the second half, when Rodolfo Salinas finished off a corner kick to make it 2-0 in the 52nd minute. Atlas looked in complete control, but Puebla made the final few minutes interesting after they reduced the deficit in the 85th minute, with the unfortunate Federico González scoring an own-goal to put the visitors on the board. However, Atlas was able to hold on to the lead and secure their first win of the competition.

With the 2-1 win, Atlas reaches four points while Puebla still has seven.

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