Puebla FC consolidates its leadership position ahead of the seventh date of the Liga MX Clausura

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The Puebla of the Argentine coach Nicolás Larcamón beat the downtrodden Monterrey of coach Javier Aguirre on Friday 1-0 and was confirmed as the leader of the Clausura 2022 tournament of Mexican soccer, after six days.

At the end of this Sunday the date six of the championship, Puebla, which won with a goal by Diego de Buen, reached four victories with two draws. Add 14 points, one more than the UANL Tigers, winners this Saturday, 2-1 over San Luis.

Venezuelan Yeferson Soteldo provided two assists for goals by Paraguayan Carlos González and Frenchman André Pierre Gignac, with which the Tigres of strategist Miguel Herrera added their fourth victory, with a tie and a setback.

Pachuca, winner 1-3 of America and Cruz Azul, winner 1-4 of Toluca, both this Sunday, the third and fourth places are shared, respectively, both with 10 points.

At the Azteca Stadium, Pachuca highlighted the misstep of the Águilas led by Argentine coach Santiago Solari, who they defeated with goals from Argentine Nicolás Ibáñez, Colombian Avilés Hurtado and Mexican Víctor Guzmán.

Ibáñez’s goal left him alone in the lead of the scorers with five goals, one more than Gignac and the Brazilian Rogério, of the Pumas UNAM.

The Eagle confirmed the crisis in its defense, the worst in the championship with 13 goals conceded, which has the team in third from last place.

Cruz Azul thrashed Toluca in their own home with two annotations by Santiago Giménez, one by Carlos Rodríguez and another by Carlos Rodríguez, while the Brazilian Camilo Sanvezzo discounted for the ‘Devils’.

The champion Atlas is fifth after a goalless draw with Pumas UNAM, in a game that promised a lot and delivered little, with mistakes on both sides.

The Pumas continued in the sixth seat, one point above Toluca In an emotional Saturday meeting, León rose to eighth place by beating Chivas de Guadalajara 2-1 with annotations by the Chilean Víctor Dávila and the Mexican Osvaldo Rodríguez.

In other matches, on Friday, Juárez FC tied with Santos Laguna and Tijuana tied 1-1 with Necaxa, and on Saturday, Querétaro beat Mazatlán 2-0.

Dates of the seventh day

The seventh day will be played with the following matches:

Thursday 24.02: Pachuca-Mazatlán and Querétaro-Toluca.

Friday 25.02: Necaxa-León, Juárez FC-Tigres UANL and Tijuana-Atlas.

Saturday 26.02: Monterrey-San Luis, Guadalajara-Puebla and Pumas UNAM-America.

Sunday 27.02: Cruz Azul-Santos Laguna.

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