The 2023 Liga MX Clausura is properly underway.
The third week of the event noticed a number of surprises, together with a stunning hat-trick by Rogelio Funes Mori to encourage the 3-1 victory for Rayados de Monterrey over Atletico San Luis. Elsewhere, Pachuca continued to exert their dominance with a 4-1 win in opposition to FC Juarez, whereas Pumas bounced again from a turbulent week off the sphere.
Here’s all the things you missed this weekend in Liga MX…
Before even reaching the pitch, Pumas UNAM held a press convention to announce the termination of Dani Alves’ contract with the membership. Pumas president Leopoldo Silva firmly acknowledged his actions didn’t align with group values.
“With the data that occurred in the present day in regards to the authorized course of that the participant Dani Alves is going through, and for which he’s detained in Spain, we now have decided to speak the next: the Club Universidad Nacional has made the choice to terminate the employment contract with Dani Alves from at the present time on,” mentioned president of Pumas Leopoldo Silva.
“With this determination, the membership reiterates its dedication to not tolerate acts by any member of our establishment, whoever they might be, that go in opposition to the college spirit and its values.”
The group then took the sphere in opposition to Club Leon on Sunday, their third match of the 2023 Liga MX Clausura. Pumas wasted no time, incomes the early lead within the ninth minute of the match with a objective by Gustavo Javier del Prete.
Leon managed to search out the equalizer within the first half, earlier than Pumas scored three extra within the second 45 to triumph 4-1. The group now sits in fourth place on the desk, with six factors in three video games.
Club America has but to win a sport within the 2023 Liga MX Clausura.
The group drew 2-2 in opposition to Puebla on Saturday night time on the Estadio Azteca, propelling the Eagles to a 3 sport winless streak. Goals from Alejandro Zendejas and Henry Martin initially earned Club America the sting, earlier than being canceled out by efforts from Gaston Silva and Emanuel Gularte to earn both sides one level.
But with simply three factors within the final three video games, America head coach Fernando Ortiz insists the group shouldn’t be in ‘disaster mode’ but.
“I don’t see the disaster, It is one thing worrying to name, sure, with respect to the targets that they’re scoring in opposition to us, however for the remainder I’m calm,” he mentioned.
“Difficult, the beginning that we’re having, however we now have to proceed working. it is the one answer, we now have good issues at occasions however we can not have these oversights; above all we now have to benefit from all that we now have and under we can not enable that definitively,” added ahead Henry Martin.
Pachuca continues to stun, forsaking the ‘curse’ of the reigning champions.
The 2022 Apertura winners triumphed 4-1 over FC Juarez on Sunday, extending their dominance within the 2023 Clausura. Young Mexican nationwide group prospect Mauricio Isais kicked off the scoring for Pachuca, adopted by targets from defender José Castillo Pérez and ahead Roberto de la Rosa.
The victory comes simply days after Pachuca noticed their main goalscorer Nico Ibáñez switch to Tigres. The departure compelled Pachuca head coach Guillermo Almada to search out new choices within the assault, trying to younger figures and academy gamers. And the group didn’t disappoint.
Nexaca defeated Cruz Azul 1-0, with a objective by Édgar Méndez within the first half.
Rogelio Funes Mori propelled Rayados de Monterrey to a 3-1 victory over Atletico San Luis with a hat-trick.
Santos Laguna doubled down with one other consecutive victory, this time a 2-1 overcome Mazatlan.