Chivas 0 – Pachuca 0: Frustration all round after goal-less draw

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Chivas were held to 0-0 draw by Pachuca down on Sunday at Estadio Akron. Chivas arrived with the intention of increasing their league score after a 2-2 draw against Querétaro. Pachuca lost 2-0 in the last match they played against Necaxa. As the table looks today, Chivas are in 13th place, with 5 points from 6 matches, while Pachuca sit in 6th, with 9 points from 6.

Substitutions for Chivas included Santiago Ormeno, Pavel Perez, António Briseno, Miguel Ponce and Isaac Brizuela for Carlos Cisneros, Sebastian Bouquet, Jesus Orozco, Gilberto Sepulveda and Fernando Beltran, repectively. Pachuca replaced Jesus Daniel Hernandez Casiano, Victor Guzman and Aviles Hurtado for Miguel Tapias, Paulino De la Fuente Gomez and Israel Luna.

The referee booked Carlos Cisneros, Jesus Orozco, Gilberto Sepulveda, Miguel Ponce and Roberto Alvarado from Chivas. Pachuca had the worst of it though, with Jesus Daniel Hernandez Casiano, Erick Sanchez, Luis Chavez, Mauricio Isais and Kevin Alvarez seeing yellow, and Oscar Murillo then sent off with a red.

Chivas will play away against Mazatlán, while Pachuca will face Tigres UANL at home.

Technical card:
Guadalajara:Miguel Jimenez, Alan Mozo, Jesus Orozco (António Briseno, min.53), Gilberto Sepulveda (Miguel Ponce, min.53), Luis Olivas, Carlos Cisneros (Santiago Ormeno, min.46), Sebastian Bouquet (Pavel Perez, min.46), Fernando Beltran (Isaac Brizuela, min.83), Ruben Gonzalez, Alexis Vega and Roberto Alvarado
Pachuca:Oscar Ustari, Kevin Alvarez, Gustavo Cabral, Oscar Murillo, Mauricio Isais, Victor Guzman (Paulino De la Fuente Gomez, min.77), Luis Chavez, Erick Sanchez, Jesus Daniel Hernandez Casiano (Miguel Tapias, min.45), Aviles Hurtado (Israel Luna, min.84) and Nicolas Ibanez
Stadium:Estadio Akron