Tigres UANL scored in stoppage time to earn a 0-1 away win against Chivas de Guadalajara as they angle for better playoff positioning. The result is a third straight win for the universitarios, who are unbeaten in five, while El Rebaño ended the Apertura 2018 with a third straight home loss – and only one victory all season in the Estadio Akron.
Tigres were already assured of a spot in the Liguilla, while Chivas was already eliminated. The hosts were nevertheless looking to close their season on a high note, especially given the difficulties they’ve had at home in recent years. Tigres had the better of the run of play, but Chivas stood strong defensively, with Raúl Gudiño making a number of important saves.
Tigres came from behind for an emphatic 6-1 win against Puebla, who had to bring on their backup goalkeeper in the first half due to injury. The result is a second straight win for the universitarios, who are unbeaten in four, while the Poblanos are now winless in two.
The night started off well for the visitors, who took the lead in the 17th minute. Alejandro Chumacero played in Omar Fernández, who sent the ball towards the far post. A goalmouth scramble ended with Lucas Cavallini stabbing the ball home from close range to make it 0-1 for Puebla.
Tigres UANL earned a 0-2 away win against 10-man Monarcas Morelia. The result ends the universitarios’ three-game winless streak and instead sees them now unbeaten in three, while the Michoacanos saw their three-game winning streak halted.
The game started off fairly evenly, and although Tigres had more goal-scoring opportunities, Sebastián Sosa was alert to the danger. But the game changed in the 18th minute. Gabriel Achilier committed a foul at the top of the box and, after consulting VAR, referee Jorge Pérez Durán gave the Morelia defender a straight red card.
Both Lobos BUAP and Tigres UANL had the lead at one time or another in this one, but in the end they had to settle for a 2-2 draw. The result keeps both teams winless in three, although the draw also keeps Lobos unbeaten in five.
The Licántropos unexpectedly took the lead just before halftime thanks to a handball by Luis Rodríguez. Referee Diego Montaño consulted VAR before awarding the penalty kick, which Leonardo Ramos took and scored to give Lobos the 0-1 lead in the 43rd minute.
The Disciplinary Committee has suspended three players, one coach, and one assistant coach in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 12 games.
Club América coach Miguel Herrera and Monarcas Morelia assistant coach Esteve Padilla will both be absent from the benches for one game after earning a suspension for constantly protesting the referee crew’s decisions.
América took an early lead and fought off a comeback attempt as they picked up a 2-3 away win against Tigres UANL. The result keeps the Águilas unbeaten in six – and gives them a three-game road winning streak – while the universitarios saw their own six-game unbeaten streak halted.
The scoring started early in this one, with América taking the lead in just the 8th minute. Roger Martínez ran on to a deflected shot at the end line and he sent it back across the face of goal, where Bruno Valdez was lurking at the far post to make it 0-1.
Tigres UANL earned their first away win of the season with a 0-2 victory against Querétaro. The result keeps the universitarios unbeaten in six overall, while the Gallos Blancos are now winless in three.
The first half was a largely even affair between two teams who came in to tonight’s game with the same number of points. Marcel Ruiz had the best chance of the half with his shot from the edge of the box, but the midfielder was stopped by the woodwork as the game remained goalless.
Neither team could find the breakthrough in the Apertura 2018 edition of the Clásico Regio as Tigres UANL and Monterrey played out a 0-0 draw. The result keeps the universitarios unbeaten in five, but winless in two, while the Rayados ended a two-game losing streak but remain winless in four.
A violent confrontation between groups of fans before the game left several people injured, one seriously, and led to a statement by Liga MX that the incident is being investigated.
There were injuries on the field as well; José María Basanta had to leave the game in the 10th minute after suffering an apparent pulled muscle, and Rodolfo Pizarro left the game at halftime with an injury of his own.
Pachuca took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Tigres UANL came back for a 1-1 draw. The result ends the Tuzos’ two-game winning streak but keeps them unbeaten in six, while the universitarios remain winless on the road but unbeaten in four overall.
The two teams traded chances in the first half, with Franco Jara coming close from a header in the 14th minute before André-Pierre Gignac had a pair of opportunities go wide at the other end. Then, in the 30th minute, the hosts took the lead.