The Chileans Matías Fernández and Víctor Dávila converted one goal each and the Necaxa won 2-0 today to the leader Cruz Azul who lost the undefeated in the ninth day of the 2018 Apertura tournament in Mexican soccer.

Fernández (m.18) and Dávila (m.85) reflected in the score the dominance of a Necaxa that played coupled and never stopped proposing the game.

In his stadium the Necaxa of the young trainer Marcelo Miguel Leaño took control of the midfield before a blue Cross little fine in the treatment of the ball; in the 18th Matías Fernández fired under the barrier in a free kick and gave the advantage to the home team.

The Blues had their best first-half goal opportunity in the 26th when Argentine Milton Caraglio crashed the ball into the post; in the rest of the half the picture of the Portuguese coach Pedro Caixhina was impatient and did not do much.

Despite changes in the lineup, the celestes could not win in clarity, they let go some opportunities in set pieces until at the end of the match there was a lack in the area and Dávila scored the penalty that closed the marker.

Despite the defeat, Cruz Azul continued in first place in the standings with six victories, two draws, one defeat and 20 points, three more than the Águilas del América, who beat Morelia 2-1.

In the Azteca stadium the Colombian Mateus Uribe scored a goal from right to decide the victory of the America. The Mexican Jorge Sanchez (m.29) and Uribe (m.54) scored for the Eagles, while the Chilean Sebatián Vegas (m.83) scored for the visitors.

America climbed to second place with five wins, two draws, two losses and 17 points. He maintained the condition of second with the reverse of Monterrey 2-4 against Chivas de Guadalajara.

José Carlos Van Rankin (m.43), Hedgardo Marín (m.58), Walter Sandoval (m.77) and Alan Cervantes (m.85) converted for the Guadalajara of the Paraguayan coach José Saturnino Cardozo, while the Colombians Dorlán Pabón ( m.49) and John Stefan Medina (m.56) did it for the Rayados.

In another duel today the Argentine Lucas Zelarayán scored in the 82nd minute and rescued for the Tigres UANL a 1-1 draw at home Pachuca Spanish coach Pako Ayestarán who had taken advantage with a header from the Argentine Franco Jara (m.31 ).

Shortly before the Mexican Vladimir Loroña made a header in the 49th minute and gave Puebla a 0-1 victory at home Queretaro.

The ninth day began last night when the Argentine Rubens Sambueza converted a goal and put two assists to guide Toluca to a victory of 2-3 over Veracruz and will continue tomorrow with the Pumas UNAM-Lobos Buap, Santos Laguna-León and Atlas-Tijuana matches .


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