Liga MX wrap: Xolos beats Chivas as Apertura begins
Liga MX’s Apertura season is off and running with all 18 clubs partaking in a match this weekend.
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Club Tijuana 2-1 Chivas Guadalajara
Scoreless at the half, the weekend’s marquee match sprang to life in the final 45. Juan Martin Lucero gave TJ a 54th minute lead before Jose Van Rankin knotted it up five minutes later.
Lucero assisted Jose Rivero’s 75th minute winner, which was helped in its status when Michael Perez took a red card in the 80th.
Cruz Azul 3-0 Puebla
Elias Hernandez scored a goal and added an assist, and Milton Caraglio put one of his five shots on goal into the net. Andres Renteria also scored in the win.
Tigres 2-0 Leon
Andre-Pierre Gignac scored, and Lucas Zelarayan marked a goal and an assist in the win.
Necaxa 2-1 Club America
Toluca 2-0 Morelia
Santos Laguna 2-1 Lobos BUAP
Pachuca 0-1 Monterrey
Veracruz 0-2 Pumas UNAM
Atlas 0-0 Queretaro