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Monterrey, Tigres and Toluca win and continue as co-leaders in Mexican soccer

Monterrey, Tigres and Toluca, staunch rivals, remained co-leaders of the Apertura-2022 tournament of Mexican soccer with their triumphs over Puebla


Monterrey, Tigres and Toluca, staunch rivals, remained co-leaders of the Apertura-2022 tournament of Mexican soccer with their triumphs over Puebla, Juárez and León, respectively, corresponding to the fifth day that began on Tuesday.

At the BBVA stadium, Monterrey’s ‘Rayados’ beat Puebla’s ‘La Franja’ 1-0.

Colombian Stefan Medina with a shot inside the small area at minute 30 gave the winning goal to the Monterrey squad.

In this way, the ‘Rayados’ reached 12 points and ‘La Franja’ was left with eight units.

At the Benito Juárez Olympic Stadium, the Tigres defeated the ‘Bravos’ of Juárez 1-0.

At minute 45+3, Frenchman André-Pierre Gignac scored the only goal of the game for the Tigres with a shot from the front that was deflected by a defender.

With this result, the felines reached 12 points and the “Braves” were left with five units.

With a goal on the hour, Toluca beat León 1-0 at the Nou Camp stadium.

At minute 90, Daniel Álvarez controlled a long pass in the Leon area and scored the winning goal for Toluca.

Thus, Toluca also reached 12 points and ‘La Fiera’, who lost the unbeaten record, was left with six units.

At the Jalisco stadium, the ‘Xoloitzcuintles’ from Tijuana came from behind to beat the two-time champion ‘Zorros’ from Atlas 2-1.

The ‘Foxes’ took a 1-0 lead in the 5th minute with a header from Argentina’s Hugo Nervo after taking a corner kick from the right.

The 1-1 of the ‘Xoloitzcuintles’ fell to 40 with a cross shot from Argentine Lucas Rodríguez inside the small area.

The ‘Xolos’ turned the score around with the 2-1 that the Ecuadorian Renato Ibarra scored with a shot from medium distance, at 45.

With this result, Tijuana reached seven points and Atlas was left with four units.

On Wednesday, the Brazilian Dani Alves could debut with the Pumas against Mazatlán at the Olympic University stadium.

America postponed its match against Santos for September 14 since on Tuesday it faced Real Madrid of Spain in a friendly match in San Francisco, California.

–Results of the day

-Tuesday

Atlas-Tijuana 1-2

Monterrey-Puebla 1-0

Juarez-Tigers 0-1

Leon-Toluca 0-1

Atletico San Luis-Cruz Azul 0-0

-Wednesday

Queretaro-Guadalajara

Necaxa-Pachuca

Pumas-Mazatlan

-Wednesday, September 14

America-Saints

Positions:

– sts j g e p gf gc diff

1. Monterey 12 5 4 0 1 11 6 5

2. toluca 12 5 4 0 1 9 5 4

3. tigers 12 5 4 0 1 7 3 4

4. Pachuca 8 4 2 2 0 5 2 3

5. town 8 5 2 2 1 8 6 2

6. Tijuana 7 5 2 1 2 5 5 0

7. Cougars 6 4 1 3 0 5 4 1

8. lion 6 5 1 3 1 6 6 0

9. Necaxa 6 4 2 0 2 4 5 -1

10. juarez 5 5 1 2 2 3 3 0

11. Blue Cross 5 5 1 2 2 8 9 -1

12. Athletic San Luis 5 5 1 2 2 3 4 -1

13. saints 4 4 1 1 2 6 7 -1

14. America 4 4 1 1 2 3 5 -2

15. atlas 4 5 1 1 3 6 9 -3

16. Guadalajara 3 4 0 3 1 1 2 -1

17. Mazatlan 2 4 0 2 2 4 7 -3

18. Queretaro 1 4 0 1 3 2 8 -6

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