MAZATLáN. Santos Laguna beat Mazatlán to win 2-1. It was Santos Laguna to strike first with a goal of Juan Brunetta at the 35′. Then it was a goal in the 62′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Harold Preciado gave the win to Santos Laguna in the 79′ minute with a goal.
The match was played at the Estadio de Mazatlán (Mazatlán) stadium in Mazatlán on Friday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was César Arturo Ramos Palazuelos assisted by Pablo Israel Hernández Luna and Manuel Enrique Martínez Sánchez. The 4th official was Gustavo Padilla Aguirre. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 20.6 degrees Celsius or 69.03 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 85%.
None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Mazatlán was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Santos Laguna that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Mazatlán was more pushing with 54 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 3 were on target. Anyway, Santos Laguna was capable to find the solution to win this encounter.
Mazatlán shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, Santos Laguna shot 22 times, 12 on target, 10 off target.
Mazatlán received 2 yellow cards (Roberto Meraz and Enrique Cedillo). Regarding the opposition, Santos Laguna received 3 yellow cards (Eduardo Fentanes Orozco, Omar Campos and Carlos Acevedo).
After this match, Mazatlán will stay with 0 points to remain in the 18th place. Regarding the opposition, Santos Laguna will have 6 points like Pachuca, Monterrey and Pumas UNAM to hold in the 5th place.
In the next match in the Liga MX, Mazatlán will play away against Guadalajara on the 30th of April with a 3-1 head to head in favor of Guadalajara (1 draw).
Santos Laguna will play away agasint Cruz Azul on the 30th of April with a 18-14 head to head statistic in favor of Santos Laguna (9 draws).
Mazatlán – Formation
Mazatlán started with a 4-2-2-2 line-up (4-2-2-2).
The manager Gabriel Esteban Caballero Schiker decided to play with the following team: Ricardo Gutierrez, Jorge Padilla , Enrique Cedillo , Efrain Orona , Raúl Sandoval , Jefferson Intriago , Roberto Meraz , Yoel Bárcenas , Nicolás Benedetti , Aké Arnaud Loba and Ariel Nahuelpán .
The home team had on the bench: Andres Montaño, Omar Moreno Villegas, Alfonso Sánchez , Bryan Colula , Alan Francisco Lopez Rodriguez, Josué Colmán , Fernando Illescas, Ricardo Rodríguez, Marco Fabián and Miguel Sansores.
Mazatlán made 5 changes: Roberto Meraz for Andrés Montaño (46′), Ariel Nahuelpán for Emilio Sánchez (73′), Jefferson Intriago for Josué Colmán (89′), Jorge Padilla for Bryan Colula (89′) and Yoel Bárcenas for Miguel Sansores (89′).
Best player: Ricardo Gutierrez
The most impressive player for Mazatlán was the goalkeeper: Ricardo Gutierrez. His rating is 8.85. He performed 9 saves.
Santos Laguna – Formation
Santos Laguna started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Eduardo Fentanes Orozco played with: Carlos Acevedo, Raúl López , Félix Torres , Hugo Rodríguez , Omar Campos , Jair Gonzalez , Aldo Lopez , Alan Cervantes , Juan Brunetta , Javier Correa and Harold Preciado .
They had on the bench: Diego Medina, José Ávila, Eduardo Perez, Salvador Mariscal , Cecilio Domínguez, Dória , Oscar Manzanares, Gibran Lajud, José Lozano and Joshua Mancha.
Santos Laguna made 5 changes: J. González for Dória (46′), Harold Preciado for S. Mariscal (89′), Juan Brunetta for Eduardo Pérez (90′), Javier Correa for A. Ávila (90′) and Omar Campos for José Lozano (90′).
Best player: Juan Brunetta
The player that probably impressed the most for Santos Laguna was Juan Brunetta.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 49 passes (81% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8. He performed 11 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Liga MX.