Tijuana moved into first place in the table – pending the rest of this weekend’s games – with a 2-0 victory against Toluca. The result is a third straight win for the Xolos, who are also unbeaten in six, while the Diablos Rojos are now winless in three.
The first half was close-fought and cagey, with neither side able to stamp their authority on the game. The visitors’ most dangerous chance came from a set piece, but Gibrán Lajud was able to make the save at the end of the corner-kick sequence.
Jaguares de Chiapas took the lead but couldn’t hold it as they fell 1-2 to Tijuana on Saturday night. The result keeps Jaguares winless in six while the Xolos have now won two in a row and are unbeaten in five.
The first half was a cagey affair, with neither team able to really put their stamp on the game. Although there were a handful of chances at both ends, the final touch was lacking. Jaguares had a promising-looking chance when Luis Leal was played in, but Juan Carlos Valenzuela was able to intervene.
Tijuana defeated Querétaro by the minimum difference despite finishing the game with 10 men. The loss is a third consecutive one for the Gallos Blancos, while the Xolos snapped a three-game winless run and are now unbeaten in four.
The game started off fairly evenly, with chances at both ends. The hosts had the first good chance of the game in the 8th minute, when Andrés Rentería drove into the box but sent his shot just wide of the post. Tijuana’s attack was largely stymied by Querétaro’s defense, with Tiago Volpi having little to do in goal.
It was honors even in the Estadio Caliente as Tijuana and América settled for a 0-0 draw. The result is a third straight draw for the Xolos, who are now winless in four, while the Águilas remain unbeaten in five.
The game started slowly. América, missing a number of players due to injury or suspension, came out looking to play for the draw. Tijuana’s usual high-flying attack – the highest scoring in the league – was missing its usual spark, and there were almost no chances to speak of in the first half.
Atlas took the lead but couldn’t hold it in this wild game that finished 3-3 between the Rojinegros and Tijuana, who ended the night with 10 men. The result keeps Atlas winless in three while the Xolos are now winless in two.
The hosts opened the scoring early on from a set piece. Manuel Gibrán Lajud failed to deal with a corner kick and Matías Alustiza was there to make it 1-0 for Atlas.
The Disciplinary Committee has handed Tijuana coach Miguel Herrera a three-game suspension following an investigation into his actions in Jornada 11.
The investigation centered around Herrera’s confrontational interaction with fans during the game between Santos Laguna and Tijuana. It was determined that Herrera violated Article 32 of the Regulation for Sanctions by lacking respect towards or insulting the fans.
The Disciplinary Committee has suspended five players and one coach in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 11 games.
Miguel Herrera, coach of Tijuana, will be sidelined for the Xolos’ next two games. Herrera was given a one-game suspension for constantly protesting the referee crew’s decisions and another for a lack of respect towards the match officials.
Tijuana scored a stoppage-time goal to snatch a 1-1 draw against Santos Laguna in the opening game of matchweek 11. The result leaves the Xolos winless in two while the Laguneros are now winless in six.
The game started off well for the visitors, with Santos controlling the run of play in the early going. Ulises Rivas forced Gibran Lajud into a good save in the 20th minute, and two minutes after that Osvaldo Martínez gave them the lead with a shot from distance.
Monarcas Morelia earned a 0-2 away win against Tijuana in their Clausura 2017 Copa MX quarterfinal game.
Tijuana controlled the run of play in the first half, with the hosts enjoying more possession and a number of dangerous chances. Víctor Malcorra and Paul Arriola were very active going forward and the pair nearly connected to open the scoring, only for a deflection to send the ball over the bar.
However, in the second half Morelia got into the game. The visitors began to create their own chances, albeit primarily through set pieces.