Querétaro took the lead but couldn’t hold it, with Pumas UNAM tying the game at 1-1. However, the draw is a good result for the Gallos Blancos considering that they finished the game with just nine men. The result also prevents Pumas from moving out of last place in the table, where they will end the season.
The game started off well for the hosts, who took the lead in the 8th minute. Camilo Sanvezzo sent a free kick into the box and Everaldo Stum sent it past Alfredo Saldívar to make it 1-0 for Querétaro.
Santos Laguna twice took the lead and twice lost it as Pumas UNAM came back for a 2-2 draw. The result snaps a two-game losing streak for the universitarios but leaves them winless in three, while the Laguneros remain unbeaten in four.
Neither team could create many chances of note in the first half, which was disjointed and finished 0-0. It wasn’t until the 54th minute that Santos used a set piece to take the lead.
The Disciplinary Committee has suspended eight players, upheld a red card appeal, and opened an investigation into a coach in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 15 games.
Alexander Mejía of León and Jaine Barreiro of Atlas were given one-game suspensions for denial of a clear goal-scoring opportunity, while Osvaldo González of Toluca and Nicolás Castillo of Pumas UNAM were suspended one game for a lack of respect towards the match officials.
Puebla won their second consecutive home game with a 3-0 victory against Pumas UNAM. The result is a second straight loss for the universitarios, who also remain winless on the road this season.
The Poblanos took the lead in the 16th minute after a good bit of team play. Jerónimo Amione and Alonso Escoboza combined before sending the ball to Francisco Acuña; he found Luis Venegas, whose fist-time cross into the box was met by Escoboza to make it 1-0.
Monterrey got back to winning ways with a 0-1 away win against Pumas UNAM. The result leaves the universitarios with just one victory in their last five, and with two losses in their last three home games.
The visitors started the game off well with Jorge Benítez and Neri Cardozo active in the attack. However, Alfredo Saldívar was there to keep them off the board.
Neither team could find the breakthrough in this one as Necaxa and Pumas UNAM played out a 0-0 draw. The result is a second straight goalless draw for the Rayos, who remain unbeaten in four, while the universitarios saw their two-game losing streak halted but remain winless in eight.
Pumas was looking for new coach David Patiño to help move them away from the foot of the table, and the visitors looked dangerous early on. However, the final touch was lacking and the universitarios were unable to open the scoring.
Pumas UNAM took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Cruz Azul came back for an emphatic 1-4 away win. The result is a second straight loss for the universitarios – and leaves them winless in seven – while La Máquina ended a four-game road winless streak.
This was really an away game for both teams, as it was held in Querétaro’s Estadio La Corregidora due to the recent earthquakes that struck Mexico. The game started off at a good pace and Cruz Azul had a few early chances through Mauro Formica and Adrián Aldrete, who hit the crossbar.
Pumas UNAM took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Toluca came back for a 2-1 victory. The result leaves the universitarios winless in six – and winless on the road this season – while the Diablos Rojos remain unbeaten at home.
The visitors started the game off well and they had their first good chance in the 9th minute. Gerardo Alcoba out-jumped his defender but couldn’t find the net with his header. They had another chance soon afterwards through Abraham González, whose attempt went just over the bar.
Pumas UNAM took the lead but couldn’t hold it as they drew 1-1 with Chivas de Guadalajara. The result leaves El Rebaño winless at home this season but unbeaten in four overall, while the universitarios ended a four-game losing streak but remain winless in five.
Chivas had the better of the run of play to start and they generated several dangerous chances. The clearest came in the 23rd minute, when Oswaldo Alanís sent a good cross into the box for Ángel Zaldívar, but Alfredo Saldívar was there to make the save.