Toluca remained in first place with their 1-0 victory against Tigres UANL, while Lobos BUAP remained in last with their 1-0 loss to Cruz Azul.
That loss dropped the Licántropos into last place in the relegation table as Veracruz’s 0-1 victory against Chivas allowed the Tiburones Rojos to leapfrog Lobos, while relegation rivals Atlas drew and Querétaro lost.
Tijuana took a 2-0 lead but couldn’t hold it as Atlas came back for a 2-2 draw. The result keeps the Xolos winless in four while the Rojinegros are unbeaten in two but remain winless on the road this season.
The game started off well for the hosts, who took the lead in the 10th minute. Juan Lucero played in Miler Bolaños, who beat José Hernández to make it 1-0 for Tijuana.
Pachuca took a step towards the playoff places with a comprehensive 2-6 away win against Puebla. The result snaps a four-game winless streak for the Tuzos, while the Poblanos have now lost four in a row.
Puebla had a few early chances, but Pachuca soon took control of the game. The visitors took the lead in the 22nd minute through Keisuke Honda, who received the ball in the box and fired past Moisés Muñoz to make it 0-1. Continue reading →
Monterrey remained in first place with their 0-1 win against Pumas UNAM, while Querétaro dropped into last after their 1-2 loss to Santos Laguna.
In the relegation fight, Veracruz dropped into last place in the Tabla de Cociente with their 2-3 loss to Chivas de Guadalajara, while relegation rivals Querétaro and Puebla also lost and Atlas and Lobos BUAP won.
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.
Monterrey got back to winning ways with a 0-1 away win against Pumas UNAM. The result leaves the universitarios with just one victory in their last five, and with two losses in their last three home games.
The visitors started the game off well with Jorge Benítez and Neri Cardozo active in the attack. However, Alfredo Saldívar was there to keep them off the board.