Atlas beat Santos Laguna by the minimum difference in the last game of match week 13. The result leaves the Laguneros winless at home this season and winless in four overall, while the Rojinegros extended their winning streak to three games.
Santos was looking to get their season on track and they created chances from the beginning. But despite having several point-blank opportunities, they couldn’t find the breakthrough as Óscar Ustari made the necessary saves.
Neither team could find the breakthrough in this one as Santos Laguna and Puebla played out a 0-0 draw. The result keeps the Laguneros winless at home this season – and winless in three overall – while the Poblanos remain winless in six.
Puebla started the game off well and they had the first chance in the 4th minute, when Lucas Cavallini’s shot from inside the box was saved by Carlos Acevedo. Two minutes later, Brayan Angulo and Cavallini combined before Acevedo made another save to keep the game goalless.
Following Santos Laguna’s Jornada 9 game against Cruz Azul, the Disciplinary Committee opened an investigation regarding Jonathan Rodríguez allegedly making obscene gestures to the crowd.
The Disciplinary Committee determined that Rodríguez violated the FMF Code of Ethics as well as the Declaration of Fair Play and Sporting Ethics by making the gestures. As a result, they fined the Santos player 150,980 pesos (about $8,275 U.S.).
Cruz Azul came from behind to beat 8-man Santos Laguna 2-1. The result keeps La Máquina unbeaten this season while Santos is now winless in two.
The game started off at a good pace, with both teams going on the offensive as they looked for the opening goal. In the 12th minute, the visitors took the lead through Julio César Furch, who headed home a cross from Djaniny to make it 0-1 for Santos.
Cruz Azul vs Santos Laguna – 6:00 PM – Univision Deportes
Cruz Azul (7th) drew 0-0 with Puebla last weekend to remain unbeaten this season but also winless in three. La Máquina has three times as many draws as wins in the Apertura – six and two, respectively – and they need to start picking up all three points if they want to stay in the top eight. They do have the second-best defensive record in the league, though, and they’ll look to get back to winning ways when they return home to the Estadio Azul for this one.
As for Santos Laguna (14th), the Laguneros drew 0-0 with Toluca last weekend to remain unbeaten in three but also winless at home this season. Their lone win of the Apertura came on the road, and they’ll look for another one here. They picked up an away win in the Copa MX in midweek, where they beat FC Juárez 0-3.
Neither team could find the breakthrough in this one as Santos Laguna and Toluca played out a 0-0 draw. The result keeps the Laguneros winless at home this season but unbeaten in three overall while the Diablos Rojos remain winless on the road but unbeaten in two overall.
The hosts had the better of the run of play, but both teams were lacking precision in the final third. The best chance of the half for Santos came in the 26th minute with a dangerous shot from Gael Sandoval, but it was off target.