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Veracruz Signs Cristian Menéndez

Veracruz has annouced the signing of Argentinian striker Cristian Menéndez.

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Tijuana vs Veracruz – Jornada 17 Recap and Highlights

Tijuana, already guaranteed a spot in the playoffs, earned the first seed with their 1-0 victory against Veracruz.

The loss kept the Tiburones Rojos from challenging for their own playoff spot, but this season Veracruz’s goal was to avoid relegation, and from that perspective it’s job done for the sharks. They ultimately finished tied with Jaguares in the Tabla de Cociente but survived due to their superior goal difference.

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Clausura 2017 Relegation Watch: One Game Remaining

The Clausura 2017 relegation fight will be decided on the final day. With one game left to play, relegation has come down to Jaguares de Chiapas and Monarcas Morelia.

Mathematically, Veracruz is still technically involved in the fight, but in reality the Tiburones Rojos are essentially safe as the only way they could be relegated is if they lose, Morelia and Jaguares both win, and Jaguares manage to overturn a 12-goal deficit in goal difference.

Current relegation standings:

16 Veracruz 117 101 1.1584 (-38 GD)
17 Morelia 115 101 1.1386 (-29 GD)
18 Jaguares 114 101 1.1287 (-50 GD)

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Veracruz vs Monterrey – Jornada 16 Recap and Highlights

Veracruz earned a huge three points in their relegation fight with a 1-0 victory over Monterrey. The win, a second consecutive one for the Tiburones Rojos, could see them safe by the end of the weekend, depending on Morelia and Jaguares’ results. As for the Rayados, the loss brings their four-game unbeaten streak to a halt.

The visitors had the first chance of the game, when Aldo de Nigris met a cross from the left, but he sent his attempt just over the crossbar. It would be the hosts who opened the scoring, and they did so early on.

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Clausura 2017 Relegation Watch: Two Games Remaining

The Clausura 2017 relegation fight is set to come right down to the wire. With two games left to play, there are four teams still mathematically involved in the relegation fight: Monarcas Morelia, Jaguares de Chiapas, Veracruz, and Puebla.

Current relegation standings:

15 Puebla 118 100 1.1800
16 Veracruz 114 100 1.1400
17 Jaguares 113 100 1.1300
18 Morelia 112 100 1.1200

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Pumas UNAM vs Veracruz – Jornada 15 Recap and Highlights

Veracruz moved out of last place in the relegation standings with a 0-2 away win against Pumas UNAM, who finished the game with just nine men. The result snaps a seven-game road losing streak for the Tiburones Rojos, while the universitarios are now winless in four.

The afternoon took a turn for the worse for the hosts in the 32nd minute, when Darío Verón was given a straight red card for a foul on Adrián Luna. It didn’t take long after that for Veracruz to make their man advantage count; in the 39th minute, Leandro Velázquez gave the visitors the lead when he pounced on a rebound in the box.

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Clausura 2017 Relegation Watch: Three Games Remaining

With three games left to play in the Clausura 2017 season, there are four teams still mathematically involved in the relegation fight: Veracruz, Monarcas Morelia, Jaguares de Chiapas, and Puebla.

Current relegation standings:

# Team Points Games Average
15 Puebla 118 99 1.1919
16 Monarcas Morelia 112 99 1.1313
17 Jaguares de Chiapas 112 99 1.1313
18 Veracruz 111 99 1.1212

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Veracruz vs Necaxa – Jornada 14 Recap and Highlights

Veracruz will remain at the foot of the relegation standings after falling 0-1 to Necaxa. The result ends a two-game home winning streak for the Tiburones Rojos, while the Rayos snapped a seven-game winless streak.

With both teams involved in the relegation fight, the intensity was high from the opening whistle. However, nerves were running high as well, with neither team wanting to risk too much going forward and thus expose themselves on the counter.

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Veracruz vs Puebla – Jornada 10 Recap and Highlights

In this game with crucial relegation implications, Veracruz beat Puebla 3-2. The result gives the Tiburones Rojos back-to-back home wins and could see them move out of last place in the Tabla de Cociente, depending on other results. As for Puebla, the Poblanos have now lost two in a row and are winless in five.

With so much on the line in this one, both teams came out looking to pick up all three points. Veracruz had the first few chances of the game, but Puebla was well-organized in the back.

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León vs Veracruz – Jornada 13 Recap and Highlights

A flurry of late goals gave León a comprehensive 4-0 victory over Veracruz, and moved La Fiera off the foot of the table for the first time since they dropped into 18th in week seven. The loss continued Veracruz’s road woes, as the Tiburones Rojos have lost all seven of their away games this season, scoring just one goal in the process.

León controlled the game throughout, although it took them quite a while to find the breakthrough. In the first half, Mauro Boselli hit the post and Pedro Gallese was in fine form in goal to keep the hosts off the board.

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