Tigres UANL mathematically guaranteed their spot in the upcoming playoffs with a 0-3 away win against Lobos BUAP. The result is a second straight victory for UANL, while the Licántropos have now lost three in a row at home.
The first half started with more possession for the visitors, but better chances for the hosts. Despite not having much of the ball, Lobos found opportunities, particularly through Michaell Chirinos and Mauro Lainez, although they weren’t able to convert them.
A late goal gave Pumas UNAM a 1-0 victory against Tijuana. The result gives the universitarios two wins in their last three and keeps them unbeaten at home in three, while the Xolos have now lost three straight on the road.
Pumas started the game off better, and they controlled possession; however, they weren’t able to do much to test young goalkeeper Carlos Higuera, who was making his league debut for Tijuana. Of course, the visitors didn’t do much to test Alfredo Saldívar at the other end, either, and the game remained goalless at halftime.
Despite a new coach, Chivas de Guadalajara was unable to get back on track as they fell 1-0 to Monarcas Morelia. The result ends La Monarquía’s own long winless streak – 10 games – while extending El Rebaño’s losing streak to four and their winless streak to seven.
The game started off slowly, with both teams struggling to find a rhythm. Chivas thought they had found the breakthrough in the 26th minute, but the referee had already whistled for a foul instead of allowing play on; Javier López’s would-be goal was disallowed, and they were unable to finish off the resulting free kick.
Pachuca earned the biggest league win in their history with a 9-2 thumping of Veracruz. The result keeps the Tuzos perfect at home this season, while the Tiburones Rojos remain winless in the Clausura 2019.
Pachuca dominated the game from the beginning, and they found the breakthrough in the 16th minute. Franco Jara sent a cross to the far post and Leonardo Ulloa headed it home to make it 1-0 for the Tuzos.
Neither team could find the breakthrough in this one as Querétaro and Toluca played out a 0-0 draw. The result keeps the Gallos Blancos unbeaten at home in four – but winless in two overall – while the Diablos Rojos are unbeaten in two, but winless on the road in seven.
The visitors came out attacking as they looked to strengthen their position in the playoff race; Toluca controlled the game from the beginning and they had the first good chance in the 6th minute, when Alan Medina saw his left-footed shot go just wide.
In a game that finished 10 vs 10, Necaxa picked up a 1-2 away win against Atlas. The result gives the Rayos three wins in their last four, while snapping a two-game winning streak for the Rojinegros.
Necaxa controlled the game from start to finish as Atlas continued to struggle to put on consistent performances at home. The Rayos had several early chances, with both the woodwork and the goalkeeper working hard to keep them off the board. But their persistence paid off in the 26th minute, when Fernando González made it 0-1 for the visitors.
León picked up a historic 0-3 away win against 10-man Puebla, with tonight’s victory giving La Fiera 11 consecutive league wins – the longest streak in the history of Liga MX. The result also makes León the first team mathematically qualified for the playoffs. As for the Poblanos, they are now winless in two and remain outside the top eight.
The visitors took control of the game early, with Ángel Mena making it 0-1 in the 5th minute. Néstor Vidrio lost the ball trying to play out of the back, and Mena beat Nicolás Vikonis with his shot from outside the box to give León the early lead.