The second day of the Guard1anes 2020 ended leaving Pumas and América as the best teams in the tournament. With two victories in the same number of games, the capital clubs approved another week of the tournament; while Chivas and Atlas gave a bad rating for the state of Jalisco.
ESPN Digital presents the approved and failed of Day 2 of Guard1anes 2020.
FC Juárez with a good start
After tying a goal as a visit against Atlético de San Luis, Juárez debuted at home with a victory against Necaxa and remains at the top of the standings, fifth with four points.
Pachuca saves the ballots
In a game with few options against the Tigres, Ismael Sosa found a ball rejected by goalkeeper Nahuel Guzmán and saved the Tuzos from spinning a second consecutive setback, after losing at home to America during date 1.
America wins, likes and thrashes
After showing inconsistency during the preseason, the azulcrema club stormed the top of the tournament thanks to the victory over Pachuca at the start of the tournament and the 4-0 thrashing that gave Tijuana in Ciudad Universitaria.
Toluca improved with respect to his debut
The Red Devils left more questions than answers in their semi-annual debut against Monterrey that defeated them 3 to 1, however, they took advantage of their home to show improvement and beat Atlético San Luis 3 to 2.
Mazatlán FC gets first league point
The Sinaloa club achieved the first point in its history in the Liga BBVA MX after tying a goal against Querétaro, however, its way of playing is not yet optimal for facing higher caliber rivals.
Carlos Acevedo dazzles in the lagoon
After falling to Cruz Azul on Matchday 1 of the tournament, Santos took advantage of the fact that Chivas arrived with losses due to COVID-19 infections to get their first Guard1anes 2020 victory, with two goals from Fernando Gorriarán and an outstanding performance by Carlos Acevedo, so as not to extract Jonathan Orozco.
Pumas doesn’t have a coach, but it works
Despite not having a definitive figure on the bench, after the departure of Miguel González, the Auriazul team has two victories on two dates and is ranked as sub-leader of the competition.
León triumphs despite the court
The ‘Fiera’ had a difficult time in his field during the duel against Monterrey due to the heavy rain that delayed his start, however, Luis Montes left the three points at home thanks to a long distance shot heading towards the door during the straight end of complement.
In the only clear opportunity against Cruz Azul, the ‘Strip’ took advantage with a shot by Pablo González, however, the nerves took over the team and Orbelín Pineda tied the cards in the last moments of the duel.
Cruz Azul maintains streak without losing
Without the celestial scorer Jonathan Rodríguez, the ‘Machine suffered to specify the multiple options that they generated, since Milton Caraglio and Santiago Giménez were not the adequate response to replace the Uruguayan, and it was not long before they lost the streak of 16 undefeated games , if not for the goal of Orbelín Pineda in the supplementary second half.
Necaxa, zero points in two duels
The Hisdrorayos were unable to leave the basement of the competition, after falling 1 to 0 as a visit to FC Juárez, a result that adds to the previous setback against Tigres.
Tigers let go of the result
The cats showed slow pace during most of the duel against Pachuca, which in the end cost them the goal of the equalizer at ’85 by Ismael Sosa, an old acquaintance of the team.
Querétaro lets out the triumph
The Gallos Blancos missed their debut at home and tied a goal against Mazatlán FC, youngest of the Liga BBVA MX who does not know the victory after five duels.
Chivas was passed
The Herd met a combative Santos, who is usually strong at home, and fell 2 to 0, with the reflectors on goalkeeper Carlos Acevedo, who was imperial under sticks.
Atlas, “resilient” and aimless
The Rojinegros lost 2 to 1 at home to Pumas and, hand in hand with coach Rafael Puente Jr., have a streak of just one victory in 14 games.
Monterrey ‘drowned’ in front of León
In a duel in which the spectacle was predicted, the conditions of the León Stadium prevented Rayados from showing his arsenal completely and suffered a goal during the last minutes, which stripped him of the point corresponding to the tie.