Liga MX: Monterrey destroys León 5-1 with a superb match

GUADALUPE. Monterrey demolishes León 5-1 with goals of


GUADALUPE. Monterrey demolishes León 5-1 with goals of G. Berterame (5′), A. Gonzalez (35′), A. Gonzalez (37′), A. Gonzalez (71′) and G. Berterame (88′). On the opposite side, León scored with ​B. D. Castillo Segura (49′). León was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (64%).​

R. Funes Mori missed a penalty (53′) for Monterrey.​

The match was played at the Estadio BBVA Bancomer stadium in Guadalupe on Saturday and it started at 7:05 pm local time. The referee was Marco Antonio Ortíz Nava who had the assistance of Karen Janett Díaz Medina and Michel Ricardo Espinoza Avalos. The 4th official was Maximiliano Quintero Hernández. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was extremely hot around 32 degrees Celsius or 89.55 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 52%.​

Match Statistics

León was in firm control of the ball 64% while Monterrey was struggling with a 36% ball possession.

León was more aggressive with 57 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 6 were on target. Even so, Monterrey was able to find the solution to win this match.​

Monterrey shot 15 times, 8 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, León shot 11 times, 6 on target, 5 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Monterrey. On the opposite side, León received 2 yellow cards (L. Montes and ).

After this contest, Monterrey will have 13 points to stay in the 3rd place. On the other side, León will stay with 9 points like Pachuca and Necaxa to stay in the 6th place.

Match Events

  • 5'

    G. Berterame

    A. Gonzalez

  • 35'

    A. Gonzalez

  • 37'

    A. Gonzalez

  • 49'

    B. D. Castillo Segura

  • 53'

    R. Funes Mori

  • 68'

    L. Montes

  • 71'

    A. Gonzalez

  • 75'

    M. Kranevitter

    M. Meza

  • 75'

    J. Gallardo

    A. Gonzalez

  • 75'

    R. Aguirre

    R. Funes Mori

  • 80'

    E. Hernandez

    A. Mena

  • 81'

    J. Alvarado

    L. Montes

  • 81'

    Y. Moreno

    V. Davila

  • 85'

    D. Ramirez

    B. D. Castillo Segura

  • 86'

    O. Villa

    O. Rodriguez

  • 87'

    J. Reyes

    L. Romo

  • 88'

    E. Gutierrez

    E. Aguirre

  • 88'

    G. Berterame

  • 90'

    F. Ambriz

Next match

In the upcoming Liga MX match, Monterrey will play away with Necaxa on the 13th of August with a 11-5 head to head stats in favor of Monterrey (10 draws).

León will host Mazatlán on the 13th of August with a 4-1 head to head statistic in favor of León (0 draws).

Monterrey: Formation and Lineups

Monterrey started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Víctor Manuel Vucetich Rojas chose to play with the following team: Luis Cárdenas (7.0), Stefan Medina (7.6), Sebastián Vegas (7.0), Héctor Moreno (7.3), Érick Aguirre (7.1), Maximiliano Meza (7.6), Celso Ortiz (6.8), Luis Romo (7.1), Arturo González (10.0), Rogelio Funes Mori (6.3) and Germán Berterame (8.1).


Monterrey made 5 changes: M. Meza for M. Kranevitter (75′), A. Gonzalez for J. Gallardo (75′), R. Funes Mori for R. Aguirre (75′), L. Romo for J. Reyes (87′) and E. Aguirre for E. Gutierrez (88′).

Top player: Germán Berterame

The player who no doubt impressed Monterrey the most was Germán Berterame.

His rating is (8.1) with 2 goals, 15 passes (80% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 6. He performed 2 crosses.

León: Formation and Lineups

León started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the other side, Renato Manuel Alves Paiva played with: Rodolfo Cota (7.0), Byron Castillo (8.0), Jaine Barreiro (6.1), Paul Bellón (5.8), Osvaldo Rodríguez (5.8), Ángel Mena (6.4), Fidel Ambríz (6.8), Luis Montes (6.7), Joel Campbell (6.7), Victor Dávila (6.9) and Lucas Di Yorio (6.3).


León made 5 changes: A. Mena for E. Hernandez (80′), L. Montes for J. Alvarado (81′), V. Davila for Y. Moreno (81′), B. D. Castillo Segura for D. Ramirez (85′) and O. Rodriguez for O. Villa (86′).

Top player: Byron Castillo

The player who no doubt impressed León the most was Byron Castillo.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 43 passes (90% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 5. He performed 5 crosses.

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