Clausura 2017 Round 9 Results: Cruz Azul 2, Jaguares 0

A rather small-looking crows at Estadio Azul saw a rare occurrence this tournament, a Cruz Azul win as the hosts used a quick scoring duo to take a 2-0 win over Jaguares. Angel Mena scored in the 64th minute on a very long-range shot from at least 1/3 range beyond the box, then only a minute later Joao Rojas scored on a shot from the left side of the goal, which was at a very ridiculous angle-almost parallel to the back line and he somehow put it just inside the right goal post! Unfortunately for Rojas he lived up to his last name in a bad way in the 84th minute, drawing a Rojas! HE GONE! He picked up his second of 2 Amarillas meaning he cost himself a game next week.

Game Stats:
Goals-Angel Mena (Cruz Azul, 64′, 3rd of tournament0, Joao Rojas (Cruz Azul, 65′, 1st of tournament)
Shots on Goal-Nil
Corner kicks-Cruz Azul 5, Jaguares 3
Amarillas-Cruz Azul 4 (Francisco Silva, 26′), Rojas 2 (32′, 84′), Mena, (52′), Jaguares 2 (Felix Araujo, 34′, Luis Leal, 88′)
Rojas-Cruz Azul 1 (Rojas, 84′)

Venue: Estadio Azul, Mexico City
Attendance: 13,130 (39.7% capacity)

Next up:
Cruz Azul-at Toluca (3/12)
Jaguares-Leon (3/12)