Monterrey surprises Atlas with a 2-0 win. HIGHLIGHTS

GUADALUPE. Monterrey had a surprising win over Atlas with a 2-0 win with a goal from S. Vegas (80') and a goal from J. Gallardo (83').

Monterrey surprises Atlas with a 2-0 win. HIGHLIGHTS

GUADALUPE. Monterrey had a surprising win over Atlas with a 2-0 win with a goal from S. Vegas (80′) and a goal from J. Gallardo (83′).

The match was played at the Estadio BBVA Bancomer stadium in Guadalupe on Saturday and it started at 7:05 pm local time. The referee was Marco Antonio Ortíz Nava who had the assistance of Marco Antonio Bisguerra Mendiola and Leonardo Javier Castillo Rodríguez. The 4th official was Jesus Rafael Lopez Valle. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 28.5 degrees Celsius or 83.21 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 69%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 53 Ball Possession 47
Shots
  • 16 Total 8
  • 4 On Target 4
  • 12 Off Target 4
  • 4 Shots blocked 0
  • 107 Attack 113
  • 38 Dangerous attack 21
  • 94 Ball safe​ 96
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 1
  • 1 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 12 Total 7
  • 2 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Monterrey was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Atlas that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Monterrey was more aggressive with 38 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Monterrey won the match​.

Monterrey shot 16 times, 4 on target, 12 off target. On the opposite side, Atlas shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Monterrey received 2 yellow cards (M. Kranevitter and R. Pizarro). Talking about the opposition, Atlas received 2 yellow cards (D. Barbosa and J. Quinones).

Match Timeline

9'
D. Barbosa- Yellow
57'
J. Quinones- Yellow
65'
C. Trejo- sub ->J. A. Ocejo Zazueta
S. Villarreal- sub ->E. Gutierrez
66'
M. Kranevitter- Yellow
68'
A. Gonzalez- sub ->G. Berterame
72'
H. Moreno- sub ->M. Kranevitter
73'
R. Pizarro- Yellow
76'
S. Vegas(goal)
80'
81'
E. Flores- sub ->J. Herrera
81'
A. Marquez- sub ->E. Zaldivar
J. Gallardo(goal)M. Meza
83'
M. Rodriguez- sub ->R. Aguirre
90'

Standings

After this match, Monterrey will have 34 points to sit in the 2nd place. On the opposite side, Atlas will stay with 10 points to sit in the 17th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Liga MX, Monterrey will host Pachuca on the 1st of October with a 18-12 head to head stats in favor of Monterrey (9 draws).

Atlas will host Necaxa on the 2nd of October with a 9-8 head to head record in favor of Atlas (6 draws).

Monterrey – Formation

Monterrey
G
E. Andrada 1.Argentina
7.8
D
6.9
66'
D
7.4
Goals80'
D
C. Montes Castro 3.Mexico
6.8
D
8.4
Goals83'
M
C. Ortiz Gamarra 16.Paraguay
6.9
M
M. Meza 11.Argentina
7.3
M
C. Kranevitter 5.Argentina
6.8
73' 68'
M
R. Pizarro Thomas 30.Mexico
7.1
76'
F
R. Aguirre Soto 29.Uruguay
6.2
90'
F
G. Berterame 9.Argentina
6.7
72'
Substitutes
G
L. Cárdenas 22.Mexico
D
L. Sánchez 23.Mexico
D
H. Moreno 15.Mexico
6.2
73'
D
S. Villarreal 52.Mexico
6.6
66'
M
A. González 21.Mexico
7.4
72'
M
?. Zapata 50.Mexico
M
M. Rodríguez 51.Mexico
90'
M
J. Martínez 55.Mexico
F
J. Reyes 54.USA

Monterrey adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Víctor Manuel Vucetich Rojas decided to play with the following team: Esteban Andrada (7.8), Edson Gutiérrez (6.9), César Montes (6.8), Sebastián Vegas (7.4), Jesús Gallardo (8.4), Maximiliano Meza (7.3), Matías Kranevitter (6.8), Celso Ortiz (6.9), Rodolfo Pizarro (7.1), Rodrigo Aguirre (6.2) and Germán Berterame (6.7).

The home team had on the bench: Arturo González (7.4), Luis Sánchez, Luis Cárdenas, Ángel Zapata, Héctor Moreno (6.2), Sergio Villarreal (6.6), Michell Rodríguez, Jaziel Martínez and Jacobo Reyes.

Monterrey could not rely on the presence of S. Villarreal (injured).

Substitutions

Monterrey made 4 changes: E. Gutierrez for S. Villarreal (66′), G. Berterame for A. Gonzalez (72′), M. Kranevitter for H. Moreno (73′) and R. Aguirre for M. Rodriguez (90′).

Best player: Jesús Gallardo​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Monterrey was Jesús Gallardo.

His rating is (8.4) with 1 goal, 28 passes (82% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 7. He performed 4 crosses.

Atlas – Formation

Atlas
G
C. Vargas Gil 12.Colombia
6.2
D
H. Nervo 2.Argentina
6.6
D
L. Reyes Moreno 14.Mexico
6.9
D
6.4
9'
D
G. Aguirre Ledesma 13.Mexico
7.0
M
A. Chalá Ayoví 8.Ecuador
6.7
M
6.8
81'
M
E. Ortega Alatorre 19.Mexico
7.2
M
6.4
81'
F
7.0
57'
F
J. Ocejo Zazueta 20.Mexico
5.8
65'
Substitutes
G
J. Hernández 1.Mexico
D
D
J. Abella 4.Mexico
D
J. Gómez 23.Mexico
D
V. Aguilera 29.Argentina
M
É. Flores 10.Peru
6.4
81'
M
L. Rodríguez 32.Uruguay
M
Á. Márquez 18.Mexico
6.6
81'
F
C. Trejo 28.Mexico
6.1
65'
F
J. Furch 9.Argentina

Also Atlas adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).

Diego Martín Cocca Pera played with: Camilo Vargas (6.2), Diego Barbosa (6.4), Gaddi Aguirre (7.0), Hugo Nervo (6.6), Luis Reyes (6.9), Jonathan Herrera (6.4), Edgar Zaldívar (6.8), Edyairth Ortega (7.2), Anibal Chalá (6.7), Jesús Ocejo (5.8) and Julián Quiñones (7.0).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Anderson Santamaría, Edison Flores (6.4), Christopher Trejo (6.1), Julio Furch, Lucas Rodríguez, Jeremy Márquez (6.6), José Abella, José Hernández, Jesús Gómez and Emanuel Aguilera.

Substitutions

Atlas made 3 changes: J. A. Ocejo Zazueta for C. Trejo (65′), J. Herrera for E. Flores (81′) and E. Zaldivar for A. Marquez (81′).

Best player: Edyairth Ortega​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Atlas was Edyairth Ortega.

His rating is (7.2) with 46 passes (86% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 15.

Results of the day

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