Cruz Azul vs Monterrey: result for May 19, goals, summary and next date

Cruz Azul vs Monterrey: result for May 19, goals, summary and next date
Cruz Azul vs Monterrey: result for May 19, goals, summary and next date

With a goal from Germán Berterame, Cruz Azul lost the opportunity to beat Monterrey 2-1 in their first game of the season at the Ciudad de los Deportes Stadium, thus breaking an eight-game unbeaten streak in the Liga MX.

Berterame gave Monterrey the lead with his second goal of the game in the 73rd minute. The forward shot low into the left corner after combining with Rodrigo Aguirre.

Ángel Sepúlveda scored for the locals.

Sepúlveda had opened the scoring for Cruz Azul in the 61st minute. The forward shot high into the left corner after combining with full-back Rodrigo Huescas. Berterame equalized six minutes later with the first of his two goals. That spurred Monterrey on and Berterame’s goal came six minutes later.

Berterame, Aguirre and Jesús Gallardo wasted good chances for Monterrey, while Cruz Azul lamented Sepúlveda’s lack of composure.

With the victory, Monterrey snapped a three-game losing streak against Cruz Azul in the tournament that began on August 28, 2023.

DID YOU KNOW?

The locals extended their scoring streak in Liga MX to eight games. They have not gone to zero since their draw on March 31 against Pumas de la UNAM.

Highlights

WHAT CONSEQUENCES:

Cruz Azul has three league games at home (wins 0 draws 2 losses 1) without winning, which is why it is in the place with the most points after two games of the Clausura – Semifinals.

Monterrey remains in position with points after two games. Monterrey has won three consecutive away games in the league.

ON THE GOAL SCORES:

Berterame has scored 11 league goals this season after his double, making him the team’s top scorer. The assist for Huescas was the eighth of the season, equaling the ninth best assist record for a player in the current competition.

INJURY REPORT:

No players were removed due to injury.

INFLUENCE OF THE VAR:

No play was disallowed as a result of VAR.

 
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