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Cruz Azul vs Veracruz – Jornada 17 Recap and Highlights

Despite missing a penalty kick, Cruz Azul beat nine-man Veracruz 1-0 to put La Máquina back into the playoffs for the first time in three years.

In front of a vociferous crowd in the Estadio Azul, La Máquina came out attacking as they looked for that elusive Liguilla berth. Jesús Méndez and Ángel Mena combined well as Cruz Azul looked to take an early lead. But despite controlling possession, the final touch was lacking for the hosts.

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Disciplinary Report: Apertura 2017 Week 15

The Disciplinary Committee has suspended eight players, upheld a red card appeal, and opened an investigation into a coach in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 15 games.

Alexander Mejía of León and Jaine Barreiro of Atlas were given one-game suspensions for denial of a clear goal-scoring opportunity, while Osvaldo González of Toluca and Nicolás Castillo of Pumas UNAM were suspended one game for a lack of respect towards the match officials.

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León vs Veracruz – Jornada 15 Recap and Highlights

León demolished Veracruz 6-2 in this game that finished 10 vs 10. The result is a fourth straight home victory for La Fiera, while the Tiburones Rojos have now lost three in a row and are winless in five.

The game started off perfectly for the hosts, who took the lead in just the third minute. Elías Hernández played in Andrés Andrade, who finished off the service to make it 1-0 for León.

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Veracruz vs Chivas de Guadalajara – Jornada 14 Recap and Highlights

Chivas de Guadalajara climbed out of last place with a 2-3 away win against Veracruz. The result snaps a five-game winless streak for El Rebaño, while the Tiburones Rojos have now lost two in a row and are winless in four.

Veracruz nearly grabbed the lead just two minutes into the game when José Arturo Rivas won a header inside the box, but Rodolfo Cota reacted well and sent the ball out for a corner kick. The Tiburones continued to press and Cota and the defense were kept busy in the opening quarter of an hour.

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Disciplinary Report: Apertura 2017 Week 13

The Disciplinary Committee has suspended eight players in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 13 games.

The standout suspension goes to Franco Jara of Pachuca, who will miss the next two games due to violent conduct.

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Tijuana vs Veracruz – Jornada 13 Recap and Highlights

Neither team could find the breakthrough in this one as Tijuana drew 0-0 with 10-man Veracruz. The result ends a two-game losing streak for the Xolos but keeps them winless in four, while the Tiburones Rojos remain winless in two.

The game was hard-fought from the beginning, with neither side able to take control. Goal-scoring opportunities were few and far between in the opening half; Gibrán Lajud made a save in the 10th minute on a shot from distance, and that was about the only chance of note.

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Atlas vs Veracruz – Jornada 12 Recap and Highlights

Atlas gained some ground in the Tabla de Cociente with a 2-0 victory against Veracruz. The result puts the Rojinegros two points ahead of the Tiburones Rojos in the relegation standings, and they have a game in hand as well.

The visitors, who were looking to move out of last place in the Tabla de Cociente, started the game better. In the 10th minute, the Tiburones came within inches of opening the scoring when they hit the crossbar following a corner kick; the ball then rebounded off Juan Pablo Vigón and nearly ended up in the net.

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Veracruz vs Monarcas Morelia – Jornada 11 Recap and Highlights

Monarcas Morelia took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Veracruz came back for a 2-1 win. The result gives José Saturnino Cardozo a winning start to his tenure as coach of the Tiburones Rojos, while Morelia saw their four-game unbeaten streak halted.

The visitors pressed forward from the opening whistle, and in the 10th minute they earned a penalty kick after Raúl Ruidíaz was fouled in the box. Ruidíaz himself stepped up to take the spot kick and he converted it to give the michoacanos the early 0-1 lead.

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Luna Out, Cardozo In at Veracruz

With Veracruz sitting 11th in the league table – but last in the relegation standings – the Tiburones Rojos have parted ways with Juan Antonio Luna and replaced him with José Saturnino Cardozo.

José Cardozo takes over as coach of @ClubTiburones

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Veracruz vs Lobos BUAP – Jornada 9 Recap and Highlights

Lobos BUAP snapped a five-game winless streak with a 0-1 away win against Veracruz. The result is a second straight defeat for the Tiburones Rojos, who dropped into last place in the relegation standings with the loss.

With both teams heavily involved in the relegation fight, there was a lot at stake for both sides. Nevertheless, there were few chances of note in the first half. Daniel Villalva looked the most dangerous for Veracruz while Emanuel Herrera had the best chance for the licántropos shortly before halftime.

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