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Tigres UANL vs Atlas – Jornada 3 Recap & Highlights

Tigres UANL logo "vs" Atlas logoTigres UANL earned their first win of the Clausura 2020 with a 2-1 victory against Atlas. The result keeps the universitarios unbeaten at home this season, while the Rojinegros have now lost two in a row.

The hosts started the game off strongly and they took the lead in the 10th minute. Luis Quiñones received the ball in midfield, ran it into the box, and beat Camilo Vargas to make it 1-0 for Tigres early on.

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Cruz Azul vs Santos Laguna – Jornada 3 Recap & Highlights

Cruz Azul logo "vs" Santos Laguna logoCruz Azul earned a comfortable 3-0 home victory against Santos Laguna in this Jornada 3 clash. The result gives La Máquina their first win of the Clausura 2020, while the Laguneros remain winless on the road.

Going into this one, Cruz Azul was the only team in Liga MX without a point earned this season. They came out attacking as they looked to change that, and they got their reward immediately. In just the second minute, Jonathan Rodríguez put Cruz Azul 1-0 up with his goal from just inside the box.

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Tijuana vs América – Jornada 3 Recap & Highlights

Tijuana logo "vs" América logoNeither team could find the breakthrough in this one as Tijuana and América played out a 0-0 draw. The result keeps the Xolos unbeaten at home this season – but winless in two overall – while the Águilas remain unbeaten overall.

The visitors quickly found a good chance through Giovani dos Santos, but he couldn’t beat the onrushing Manuel Gibrán Lajud and the opportunity went begging. At the other end, Miler Bolaños forced a good save out of Memo Ochoa as the two teams traded chances.

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Puebla vs Querétaro – Jornada 3 Recap & Highlights

Querétaro earned an away win by the minimum difference as they beat 10-man Puebla 0-1 thanks to an own-goal. The result gives the Gallos Blancos back-to-back victories and lifts them into first place in the table – pending the rest of this weekend’s games – while the Poblanos suffered their first loss of the season.

The game started off poorly for the hosts, when Jesús Paganoni had to be subbed out injured following a dramatic clash of heads with Areli Hernández in the 10th minute that left the Puebla defender bloody, woozy, and ultimately en route to the hospital to be thoroughly evaluated.

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Santos Laguna vs León – Jornada 2 Recap & Highlights

Santos Laguna logo "vs" León logoLeón took the lead but ultimately couldn’t hold it as Santos Laguna came from behind for a 3-2 victory in a game featuring three penalties and plenty of VAR controversy. The result gives the Laguneros their first win of the season, while León suffered their first loss of the Clausura 2020.

The visitors started the game off strongly and it didn’t take them long to take the lead. In the 10th minute, Ismael Sosa sent a cross to the far post and Jean Meneses was there to make it 0-1 for León.

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Querétaro vs Tijuana – Jornada 2 Recap & Highlights

Querétaro logo "vs" Tijuana logoQuerétaro earned a comfortable 3-0 victory against Tijuana in this Jornada 2 game. The result gives the Gallos Blancos their first win of the season, while the Xolos suffered their first loss.

Querétaro came into this one looking for a positive result after a heavy away loss last weekend, and it didn’t take them long to open the scoring. In the 15th minute, Ariel Nahuelpán scored against his former team with a low shot to the far corner to make it 1-0 for the Gallos.

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Toluca vs Necaxa – Jornada 2 Recap & Highlights

Toluca logo "vs" Necaxa logoNecaxa ultimately came out on top of this back-and-forth game, earning a 2-3 away win against Toluca. The result gets the Rayos off to a winning start in the Clausura 2020, while the Diablos Rojos suffered their first loss of the season.

The game started off nicely for the visitors, who were playing their first match of the season. In the 22nd minute, Kevin Mercado tried a shot on goal; Alfredo Talavera made the save, but gave up a rebound that Mauro Quiroga put away to make it 0-1 for Necaxa.

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América vs Tigres UANL – Jornada 2 Recap & Highlights

América logo "vs" Tigres logoAmérica beat Tigres UANL by the minimum difference to get the Águilas off to a winning start in the Clausura 2020. The result gives the universitarios their first loss and keeps them winless in two.

Tigres started the game off strongly, but they lost some momentum after captain Guido Pizarro had to leave the field with an injury after just 10 minutes. América got stronger as the game went on and they created several good chances but couldn’t beat Nahuel Guzmán. Memo Ochoa made some good saves of his own at the other end as both goalkeepers shone in the first 45.

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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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Monterrey vs Monarcas Morelia – Jornada 2 Recap & Highlights

Monterrey logo "vs" Morelia logoBoth teams had the lead at one time or another, but in the end Monterrey and Monarcas Morelia had to settle for a 2-2 draw. This was the season opener for the reigning champs (with their Jornada 1 game postponed to February), while the result keeps the michoacanos winless in two.

The hosts had a golden opportunity to take the lead in the 21st minute, when Miguel Ángel Sansores was called for a foul on Nicolás Sánchez in the box. VAR upheld the penalty call and in the 25th minute, Sánchez stepped up and converted the spot kick to make it 1-0 for the Rayados.

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