Atlas grabs a 2-1 win against Mazatlán. HIGHLIGHTS

GUADALAJARA. Atlas beat Mazatlán to win 2-1. A goal from N. Benedetti was decisive in the 85min.

Atlas grabs a 2-1 win against Mazatlán. HIGHLIGHTS

GUADALAJARA. Atlas bested Mazatlán to win 2-1. A goal from N. Benedetti was decisive in the 85min. All goals were scored in the second half.​ It was Atlas to strike first with a goal of Julio Furch at the 61′. Then Julián Quiñones scored again for Atlas in the 74′ minute with a penalty. Eventually, Nicolás Benedetti reduced the distance for Mazatlán (85′). Eventually, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.

The match was played at the Estadio Jalisco stadium in Guadalajara on Thursday and it started at 9:05 pm local time. The referee was Ismael Rosario Lopez Peñuelas who was helped by José de Jesús Baños Caballero and Mauricio Nieto Torres. The 4th official was Jesus Rafael Lopez Valle. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 16.1 degrees Celsius or 60.98 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 55%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 54 Ball Possession 46
Shots
  • 21 Total 10
  • 9 On Target 2
  • 12 Off Target 8
  • 1 Shots blocked 0
  • 90 Attack 100
  • 41 Dangerous attack 42
  • 68 Ball safe​ 77
  • 1 Penalties 0
  • 8 Corners 0
  • 2 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 14 Total 14
  • 3 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Atlas was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Mazatlán that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Mazatlán was putting more pressure with 42 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 2 were on target. Notwithstanding, Atlas found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Atlas shot 21 times, 9 on target, 12 off target. Regarding the opposition, Mazatlán shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

Atlas received 3 yellow cards (Aldo Rocha, Luis Reyes and Julián Quiñones). On the other side, Mazatlán received 2 yellow cards (Ariel Nahuelpán and Jorge Padilla).

Match Timeline

Jonathan Herrera(var)
34'
46'
Ariel Nahuelpán- Yellow
59'
Jorge Padilla Leal- Yellow
Aldo Paul Rocha González- Yellow
59'
Julio Furch(goal)
61'
64'
Marco Fabián- sub ->Josué Colmán
64'
Aké Loba- sub ->Ariel Nahuelpán
Brian Lozano- sub ->Edison Flores
69'
Edgar Zaldívar- sub ->Jeremy Márquez
69'
Julian Quinones(var)
73'
Julian Quinones(penalty)
74'
79'
Enrique Cedillo Ortíz- sub ->Néstor Vidrio
79'
Miguel Sansores- sub ->Roberto Meraz
85'
Nicolás Benedetti(goal)
Gaddi Aguirre- sub ->O. Herrera
88'
Jaziel Martínez Huerta- sub ->Aldo Rocha
88'
Christopher Trejo- sub ->O. Herrera
88'
Luis Reyes- Yellow
90'
Julian Quinones- Yellow
90'

Standings

After this match, Atlas will have 3 points like Pachuca, Tigres UANL, Atlético San Luis, Pumas UNAM and Guadalajara to go up in the 6th place. On the opposite side, Mazatlán will stay with 0 points like León, Necaxa, Juárez, Monterrey, Santos Laguna, Puebla and Toluca to gain in the 14th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Liga MX, Atlas will play away with Atlético San Luis on the 29th of April with a 3-2 head to head record in favor of Atlas (2 draws).

Mazatlán will play away agasint Guadalajara on the 30th of April with a 3-1 head to head stats in favor of Guadalajara (1 draw).

Atlas – Formation

Atlas
G
Camilo Vargas 12.Colombia
5.9
D
José Abella 4.Mexico
6.8
D
Luis Reyes 14.Mexico
6.4
90'
D
Hugo Nervo 2.Argentina
7.0
M
A. Rocha González 26.Mexico
6.2
88' 59'
M
Ángel Márquez 18.Mexico
6.9
69'
M
Jonathan Herrera 7.Mexico
6.4
88'
M
Edison Flores 10.Peru
7.4
69'
F
Julio Furch 9.Argentina
7.3
Goals61'
F
Julian Quinones 33.Colombia
8.0
90' Goals74'
Substitutes
G
José Hernández 1.Mexico
D
Gaddi Aguirre 13.Mexico
6.2
88'
D
Diego Barbosa 15.Mexico
D
Jesús Gómez 23.Mexico
D
Anibal Chalá 8.Ecuador
M
Edgar Zaldívar 6.Mexico
6.4
69'
M
88'
M
Brian Lozano 29.Uruguay
6.6
69'
F
F
Christopher Trejo 28.Mexico
88'

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

The manager Bemjamin Mora decided to play with the following team: Camilo Vargas (5.9), José Abella (6.8), Anderson Santamaría (7.4), Hugo Nervo (7.0), Luis Reyes (6.4), Jonathan Herrera (6.4), Aldo Rocha (6.2), Jeremy Márquez (6.9), Edison Flores (7.4), Julián Quiñones (8.0) and Julio Furch (7.3).

The home team had on the bench: José Hernández, Gaddi Aguirre (6.2), Diego Barbosa, Jesús Gómez, Anibal Chalá, Edgar Zaldívar (6.4), Jaziel Martínez, Brian Lozano (6.6), Jesús Ocejo and Christopher Trejo.

Substitutions

Atlas made 5 changes: Edison Flores for Brian Lozano (69′), Jeremy Márquez for Edgar Zaldívar (69′), O. Herrera for Gaddi Aguirre (88′), Aldo Rocha for Jaziel Martínez Huerta (88′) and O. Herrera for C. Trejo (88′).

Best player: Julián Quiñones​

The most impressive player for Atlas was Julián Quiñones.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 23 passes (65% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 9. He performed 3 crosses.

Mazatlán – Formation

Mazatlán
G
7.6
D
Jorge Padilla Leal 28.Mexico
6.9
59'
D
6.6
D
Néstor Vidrio 3.Mexico
6.1
79'
D
Efrain Orona 4.Mexico
6.8
M
Jefferson Intriago 35.Ecuador
6.4
M
Josué Colmán 8.Paraguay
6.1
64'
M
6.4
79'
M
Édgar Bárcenas 7.Panama
7.0
79'
F
Nicolás Benedetti 10.Colombia
7.3
Goals85'
F
Ariel Nahuelpán 32.Argentina
6.5
64' 46'
Substitutes
D
Oswaldo Alanís 14.Mexico
D
6.3
79'
M
Marco Fabián 11.Mexico
6.7
64'
M
Andres Montaño 22.Mexico
F
Alfonso Sanchez 16.Mexico
F
Aké Loba 9.Côte d'Ivoire
6.4
64'
F
Miguel Sansores 25.Mexico
6.2
79'

Mazatlán started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).

Gabriel Esteban Caballero Schiker played with: Ricardo Gutierrez (7.6), Jorge Padilla (6.9), Néstor Vidrio (6.1), Efrain Orona (6.8), Raúl Sandoval (6.6), Yoel Bárcenas (7.0), Jefferson Intriago (6.4), Roberto Meraz (6.4), Josué Colmán (6.1), Nicolás Benedetti (7.3) and Ariel Nahuelpán (6.5).

They had on the bench: Oswaldo Alanís, Enrique Cedillo (6.3), Marco Fabián (6.7), Alfonso Sánchez, Andres Montaño, Fernando Illescas, Aké Arnaud Loba (6.4), Miguel Sansores (6.2), Ricardo Rodríguez, Omar Moreno and Omar Moreno (6.6).

Mazatlán could not rely on the presence of Enrique Cedillo (injured).

Substitutions

Mazatlán made 5 changes: Josué Colmán for Marco Fabián (64′), Ariel Nahuelpán for Aké Loba (64′), Néstor Vidrio for Enrique Cedillo (79′), Yoel Bárcenas for Omar Fernando Moreno Villegas (79′) and Roberto Meraz for Miguel Sansores (79′).

Best player: Ricardo Gutierrez​

The most impressive player for Mazatlán was the goalkeeper: Ricardo Gutierrez. His rating is 7.55. He performed 7 saves.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Liga MX.​