Rayados 1-0 Cougars; Monterrey Is The New Leader Above America

Rayados forgave Pumas for the win, but with 1-0 it was enough to win the three points of Matchday 5 and thus become the leader of the competition, dropping América to second position on goal difference, although Toluca could displace them this Sunday.

Monterrey reached 10 units and UNAM stayed at 5, in a duel where they could receive an infinity of annotations, but only Aké Loba’s was given at 30 ‘of action, during a first half in which the hand was already seen by Javier Aguirre when we have the information.

The whole first half was of very dangerous arrivals from the Gang, and at 16 ‘Loba gave a warning, only she could not close the clamp to push the ball.


A minute later, at 17 ‘, Charly Rodríguez shot on goal but hit his teammate Maxi Meza and the ball was rejected.

It was 30 ‘of action when Maxi crossed low, that Rogelio Funes Mori fanned, and Loba got to push; Fortunately for Monterrey, the Twin did not touch the ball, since the VAR was present and had it touched it, it would have been canceled out of place, but it did count.

The worst thing for Pumas was that at 37 ‘, Alan Mozo was sent off by hitting Alfonso González, he checked with the VAR and there was no doubt, it was red.

At minute 40 it seemed that the second was falling, when the nets were moved by a shot by Jesús Gallardo, but there was an advanced position there.

Everything indicated that there would be more goals in the second half, especially after being sent off, but Monterrey lowered the intensity a bit; Although Pumas did not take advantage of it, since in the whole game he had no shots on goal.

Now, the gang is leader and with a pending game to celebrate; But this Sunday, Toluca could displace them if they beat Mazatlán, if the Sinaloans win, they would also reach 10 points, but their goal difference today is -1 and Monterrey has +4.