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Liga MX wrap: Mozo magic helps Pumas win thriller vs. Necaxa (video)

Pumas UNAM v Chivas - Torneo Clausura 2018 Liga MX

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - FEBRUARY 25: Alan Mozo (L) of Pumas struggles for the ball with Orbelin Pineda (R) of Chivas during the 9th round match between Pumas UNAM and Chivas as part of the Torneo Clausura 2018 Liga MX at Olimpico Universitario Stadium on February 25, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)

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Week Two of the Apertura is nearly complete, and the soccer authorities deemed us worthy of a thriller at Olympic Stadium.

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Pumas 5-3 Necaxa

This game was bonkers, and featured one of the slickest nutmegs we’ve seen in some time.

More on that later, but a 1-1 halftime deadlock gave way to a half-dozen markers in a frenzied second half.

Necaxa’s Matias Fernandez saw his 53rd minute goal answered two minutes later by Carlos Gonzalez. Martin Rodriguez and Alan Mozo made it 4-2 by the 76th, but Necaxa again had a quick fire answer in the 78th through Victor Davila’s second of the night.

Gonzalez bagged his second in the 81st to effectively put the match to bed, but what a game.

Mozo’s goal was legitimately smooth.

Club America 3-0 Atlas

Guido Rodriguez’s double made sure Week 1 was just a stumble, as America came back with an inspired performance to move to 1W-1L on the Apertura.

Elsewhere Tigres 0-0 Tijuana Guadalajara 0-1 Cruz Azul Morelia 3-1 Santos Laguna Puebla 2-1 Toluca Queretaro 1-0 Pachuca Lobos BUAP 2-0 Veracruz Leon 0-2 Monterrey

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