Cruz Azul 0 – Mazatlán 2: La Máquina unable to stop visitors getting win

Cruz Azul vs. Mazatlán

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Mazatlán made a fine start in the new Liga MX de Apertura season with win against Cruz Azul. Today’s result, Cruz Azul and Mazatlán currently occupy 16th and 4th spots in the league, with 0 points and 3 points respectively after 1 match.

It was an impressive opening from Mazatlán, thanks to Nicolas Diaz giving Cañoneros the lead just before half-time, seeing out the first half 0-1.

Mazatlán continued to pile on the pressure in the second, with Bryan Colula finding the net, at 66 minutes. The final result, Cruz Azul 0, Mazatlán 2.

For Cruz Azul, Lucas Passerini, Luis Mendoza, Rodrigo Huescas and Alexis Gutierrez, came on for Santiago Gimenez, Jose Martinez, Walter Montoya and Brayan Angulo. Mazatlán brought on Roberto Meraz, Carlos Vargas, Ivan Moreno and Richard, to replace Camilo Da Silva, Sagir Arce, Salvador Rodriguez Morales and Emilio Sanchez.

There were bookings for Santiago Gimenez from Cruz Azul. For Mazatlán, Gonzalo Freitas and Brian Rubio saw yellow.

In the second round of action in the Liga MX de Apertura Cruz Azul will play against Santos Laguna away and Mazatlán will play against Pachuca at home.

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