Toluca defeats Necaxa 3-1. HIGHLIGHTS

AGUASCALIENTES. Toluca defeats Necaxa 3-1.

Toluca defeats Necaxa 3-1. HIGHLIGHTS

AGUASCALIENTES. Toluca conquers Necaxa 3-1. Toluca got an early 2-0 lead with 2 goals from L. Fernandez (3′) and V. Huerta (24′). Necaxa tried to recover with a goal from F. Formiliano (39′). Nonetheless, the encounter was closed by a penalty (69′) scored by C. Sanvezzo for Toluca.

E. Mendez missed a decisive penalty (34′). That would have allowed Necaxa to draw the match.​

The match was played at the Estadio Victoria de Aguascalientes stadium in Aguascalientes on Saturday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Luis Enrique Santander Aguirre with the support of José Martínez and José de Jesús Baños Caballero. The 4th official was Jesus Rafael Lopez Valle. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 28 degrees Celsius or 82.35 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 28%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 51 Ball Possession 49
Shots
  • 14 Total 7
  • 2 On Target 3
  • 12 Off Target 4
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 110 Attack 61
  • 46 Dangerous attack 19
  • 58 Ball safe​ 53
  • 1 Penalties 1
  • 14 Corners 1
Fouls
  • 17 Total 14
  • 3 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 6

Ball possession

The ball possession was not so different. Necaxa was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Toluca that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Necaxa was putting more pressure with 46 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 2 were on target. Nonetheless, Toluca found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Necaxa shot 14 times, 2 on target, 12 off target. On the other side, Toluca shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Necaxa received 3 yellow cards (A. Araos, E. Mendez and D. Villalpando). Regarding the opposition, Toluca received 3 yellow cards (L. Fernandez, T. Volpi and C. Baeza).

Match Timeline

3'
L. Fernandez(goal)
24'
V. Huerta(goal)L. Fernandez
25'
L. Fernandez- Yellow
32'
T. Volpi- Yellow
E. Mendez- missed penalty
34'
F. Formiliano(goal)B. A. Garcia Caprizo
39'
49'
C. Baeza- Yellow
A. Araos- Yellow
54'
U. Cardona- sub ->A. Araos
57'
59'
M. Ruiz- sub ->J. A. Rodriguez Hernandez
59'
B. Angulo- sub ->L. Fernandez
66'
C. Sanvezzo- sub ->C. Gonzalez
E. Mendez- Yellow
68'
69'
C. Sanvezzo(penalty)
F. Madrigal- sub ->M. Gimenez
72'
F. Batista- sub ->E. Mendez
72'
D. Villalpando- Yellow
74'
J. Godinez- sub ->B. Garnica
83'
87'
A. Rodriguez- sub ->F. Navarro
87'
S. Saucedo- sub ->J. Meneses

Standings

After playing this match, Necaxa stays with 0 points to occupy the 18th place in the table. Talking about the opposition, Toluca has 3 points (2nd).

Next matches

In the next match in the Liga MX, Necaxa will play away against Atlas on the 2nd of October with a 9-8 head to head statistic in favor of Atlas (6 draws).

Toluca will host Querétaro on the 2nd of October with a 15-5 head to head statistic in favor of Toluca (8 draws).

Necaxa – Formation

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

The manager Jaime Arturo Lozano Espin decided to play with the following team: .

Substitutions

Necaxa made 4 changes: A. Araos for U. Cardona (57′), M. Gimenez for F. Madrigal (72′), E. Mendez for F. Batista (72′) and B. Garnica for J. Godinez (83′).

Toluca – Formation

Toluca started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Marcos Ignacio Ambriz Espinoza played with: .

Substitutions

Toluca made 5 changes: J. A. Rodriguez Hernandez for M. Ruiz (59′), L. Fernandez for B. Angulo (59′), C. Gonzalez for C. Sanvezzo (66′), F. Navarro for A. Rodriguez (87′) and J. Meneses for S. Saucedo (87′).

Results of the day

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