Santos Laguna reclaimed first place in the table with a 1-0 victory against Querétaro. The result keeps the Guerreros unbeaten at home this season and unbeaten in three overall, while the Gallos Blancos saw their three-game winning streak halted.
With the two teams knowing the winner would jump over Necaxa – who has a bye this week – into first place, the game started at a good rhythm, with free-flowing play and chances at both ends. Querétaro had the first chance in just the 2nd minute, but Jesús Escoboza’s shot to the far post went just wide.
The Disciplinary Committee has suspended two players and one assistant coach in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 15 games.
The standout suspension goes to Dario Lezcano of FC Juárez, who was given a two-game suspension for insulting the match officials.
Santos Laguna assistant coach Darwin Ariel Quintana was also suspended for a run-in with officials, with his one-game suspension the result of entering the field of play to confront one of the match officials.
Finally, Ismael Sosa of León was given a one-game suspension for serious foul play.
Monarcas Morelia twice took the lead and twice failed to hold it as Santos Laguna came back for a 2-2 draw. The result keeps both the michoacanos and the Guerreros unbeaten in two.
Heavy rain made for difficult playing conditions, with puddles of standing water forming on the field of the Estadio Morelos. Nevertheless, the game started at a good pace and both teams had some good attacking forays in the early going.
Santos Laguna returned to the top of the table – pending the rest of this weekend’s results – with a comfortable 4-1 victory against Tijuana. The result snaps a two-game losing streak for the Guerreros, while the Xolos are now winless in two.
It took half an hour to find the breakthrough, but that opened the floodgates. In the 33rd minute, Diego Valdés got into the box and played the ball to Brian Lozano, whose diving header was saved by Manuel Gibrán Lajud – but the rebound fell to Valdés, who put it away to make it 1-0.
Tigres UANL made short work of Santos Laguna with an impressive 4-0 victory. The result is a second straight win for the universitarios, while the Laguneros have now lost two in a row.
Tigres were looking to build on last weekend’s rivalry win and get back to winning ways at home, while Santos wanted to reclaim first place in the table after Necaxa’s victory last night. It was the hosts who started off stronger, and it didn’t take long for Tigres to take the lead.
The Disciplinary Committee has suspended three players and one coach and fined a team in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 12 games.
The standout suspension goes to Antonio Briseño of Chivas de Guadalajara, who will miss the next four matches. Briseño was given a two-game suspension for serious foul play, with an additional two games added on, per Article 74 of the Regulations for Sanctions, due to the severity of the foul and the injury to Giovani dos Santos that resulted from it.
The Disciplinary Committee has suspended two players and fined a third in the aftermath of this week’s Jornada 11 games.
Gastón Sauro of Toluca was given a one-game suspension for receiving two yellow cards in the same game, while Fernando Gorriarán of Santos Laguna was suspended one game for violent conduct.
In addition, Edwin Cardona of Pachuca was fined for violating Article 26 of the Regulations for Sanctions, which states “players who celebrate a goal or winning a game with behavior, gestures, or expressions, either towards the opponent or the crowd, that are excessive, inappropriate, obscene, offensive, rude, mocking, or truly unsporting, and that weren’t seen by the referee, will be sanctioned with a fine.”
Santos Laguna steamrolled past an increasingly toothless Veracruz to the tune of a 5-0 win. The result keeps the Laguneros unbeaten in five and lifts them back into first place in the table, while the Tiburones Rojos remain rooted to the foot of the table as their record-setting winless streak grew to 37 games.
Santos looked dangerous from the start and they continually knocked on the door before finding the breakthrough in the 18th minute. Eryc Castillo opened the scoring for the hosts after Diego Valdés played him in behind the defense.
Santos Laguna took an early lead and fought off Atlético San Luis’s comeback attempt to earn a 2-3 away win. The result keeps the Laguneros unbeaten in four while the Potosinos saw their two-game winning streak and five-game unbeaten streak halted.
It took the visitors just seven minutes to find the breakthrough. Julio César Furch, the league’s leading goalscorer, netted his 8th of the season when he finished off a low cross at the back post to make it 0-1 for Santos Laguna.
Pachuca took a two-goal lead but failed to hold it as Santos Laguna came back for a 2-2 draw. The result keeps the Laguneros unbeaten at home this season and unbeaten in three overall while the Tuzos remain winless in three.
The game started off perfectly for the visitors, who took the lead in just the 3rd minute. Gustavo Cabral headed the ball into an empty net after Jonathan Orozco came off his line but failed to get the ball; 0-1 Pachuca.