Santos 1 – ATL 0: Guerreros beat Los Zorros at Estadio Tsm Corona

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Santos enjoyed a mesmerising home victory against Atlas at Estadio Tsm Corona on Monday. Both sides came from defeats in their previous league games. Santos arrived at the match looking pick up points, following a previous defeat to Deportivo Toluca whilst ATL were beaten 2-1 in the previous match against Tijuana. As the table looks today, both teams are on 4 points and occupy 14th and 16th places respectively after 6 matches.

Following a goalless first half, Santos piled on the pressure in the second, when Juan Brunetta gave Guerreros the lead, 60 minutes in, leaving the final score at 1-0.

Substitutions for Santos included Diego Medina, Cecilio Dominguez, Harold Preciado, Aldo Lopez and Eduardo Perez for Jair Gonzalez, Juan Brunetta, Javier Correa, Fernando Gorriaran and Eduardo Aguirre, repectively. ATL replaced Aldo Rocha, Julio Furch, Jose Abella and Angel Marquez for Edyairth Ortega, Jesus Ocejo, Brayan Trejo and Edgar Zaldivar.

There were bookings for Felix Torres and Alan Cervantes from Santos. For ATL, Edyairth Ortega and Emanuel Aguilera saw yellow.

ATL and Santos will next play at home to Querétaro and Cruz Azul respectively.

Technical card:
Santos Laguna:Carlos Acevedo, Carlos Orrantia, Hugo Rodriguez, Felix Torres, Omar Chagoya, Jair Gonzalez (Diego Medina, min.59), Fernando Gorriaran (Aldo Lopez, min.86), Alan Cervantes, Juan Brunetta (Cecilio Dominguez, min.70), Javier Correa (Harold Preciado, min.70) and Eduardo Aguirre (Eduardo Perez, min.86)
Atlas:Camilo Vargas, Jose Abella (Brayan Trejo, min.75), Emanuel Aguilera, Hugo Nervo, Luis Reyes, Jonathan Herrera, Angel Marquez (Edgar Zaldivar, min.75), Aldo Rocha (Edyairth Ortega, min.38), Edison Flores, Julian Quinones and Julio Furch (Jesus Ocejo, min.55)
Stadium:Estadio Tsm Corona
Goals:Juan Brunetta (1-0, min. 60)