Liga MX: Santos Laguna tops Juárez 2-0 on Sunday

TORREóN. Santos Laguna overcomes Juárez with a 2-0 win with a penalty scored by H. Preciado (30') and a goal from (90').

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TORREóN. Santos Laguna defeats Juárez with a 2-0 win with a penalty scored by H. Preciado (30′) and a goal from (90′).

The match was played at the Estadio Nuevo Corona stadium in Torreón on Sunday and it started at 7:05 pm local time. The referee was Óscar Macías Romo. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot around 26.1 degrees Celsius or 78.94 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 52%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Santos Laguna was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. Juárez that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.

Juárez was more aggressive with 46 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 1 were on target. Nonetheless, Santos Laguna was capable to find the solution to win this match.​

Santos Laguna shot 20 times, 4 on target, 16 off target. On the opposite side, Juárez shot 14 times, 1 on target, 13 off target.

Cards

Santos Laguna received 1 yellow card (H. Preciado). On the other side, Juárez received 3 yellow cards (D. Machis, J. Salas and F. Arce).

After this match, Santos Laguna will have 27 points like Tigres UANL to stay in the 4th place. On the other side, Juárez will stay with 16 points like Mazatlán to stay in the 13th place.

Match Events

  • 29'
    29'

    D. Machis

  • 30'
    30'

    H. Preciado (Penalty)

  • 35'
    35'

    J. Salas

  • 46'
    46'

    D. Garcia

    J. Salas

  • 57'
    57'

    H. Preciado

  • 58'
    58'

    M. Lainez

    D. Machis

  • 58'
    58'

    D. Lezcano

    A. Medina

  • 60'
    60'

    L. Suarez

    E. Aguirre

  • 60'
    60'

    J. Correa

    H. Preciado

  • 79'
    79'

    J. Lozano

    D. Medina

  • 79'
    79'

    A. Lopez

    F. Gorriaran

  • 80'
    80'

    F. Arce

  • 82'
    82'

    C. Fierro

    F. J. Nevarez Pulgarin

  • 82'
    82'

    J. Gomez

    F. Arce

  • 87'
    87'

    J. Avila

    J. Brunetta

  • 90'
    90'

    J. Correa

Next match

In the upcoming Liga MX match, Santos Laguna will host Mazatlán on the 2nd of October with a 2-1 head to head in favor of Santos Laguna (1 draw).

Juárez will host Pumas UNAM on the 1st of October with a 2-0 head to head in favor of Pumas UNAM (4 draws).

Santos Laguna: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Eduardo Fentanes Orozco chose to play with the following team: Carlos Acevedo (6.9), Carlos Orrantia (7.1), Félix Torres (7.2), Ronaldo Prieto (7.1), Omar Campos (6.9), Diego Medina (6.2), Fernando Gorriarán (6.8), Alan Cervantes (7.1), Juan Brunetta (7.0), Eduardo Aguirre (6.5) and Harold Preciado (7.0).

Substitutes

Santos Laguna made 5 changes: E. Aguirre for L. Suarez (60′), H. Preciado for J. Correa (60′), D. Medina for J. Lozano (79′), F. Gorriaran for A. Lopez (79′) and J. Brunetta for J. Avila (87′).

Top player: Félix Torres

Probably the most impressive player in Santos Laguna was Félix Torres even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.2) with 29 passes (62% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 4.

Juárez: Formation and Lineups

Juárez started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Rolando Hernán Cristante Mandarino played with: Alfredo Talavera (6.8), Francisco Nevarez (6.9), Emiliano Velázquez (7.2), Carlos Salcedo (7.6), Maximiliano Olivera (6.5), Alan Medina (6.8), Javier Salas (6.8), Fernando Arce Jr. (6.8), Jesús Dueñas (6.9), Gabriel Fernández (6.5) and Darwin Machís (6.5).

Substitutes

Juárez made 5 changes: J. Salas for D. Garcia (46′), D. Machis for M. Lainez (58′), A. Medina for D. Lezcano (58′), F. J. Nevarez Pulgarin for C. Fierro (82′) and F. Arce for J. Gomez (82′).

Top player: Carlos Salcedo

The player who no doubt impressed Juárez the most was Carlos Salcedo.

His rating is (7.6) with 38 passes (81% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 4.

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