In another matchup of early unbeaten teams, Toluca extended its season-opening unbeaten streak to 3 while handing Atlas their first loss with a comeback 3-2 win. Juan Vigon put Atlas on the board first with a 22nd-minute header, then they caught a break when Rubens Sambueza missed a PENAL! in the 39th minute that kept Toluca off the board. The hosts would still pull even on a Gabriel Hauche goal right before halftime. In the 65th minute, Gustavo Alustiza’s 3rd goal of the year put Atlas up 2-1, but Enrique Triverio & Mateus Goncalves scored unasnwered 82nd & 85th minute goals to rally Toluca for the victory. Atlas may have cost itself a chance at a tie late by getting 3 quick Amarillas in the final moments of the game & extra time.
Goals-Juan Vigon (Atlas, 22′, 1st of tournament), Gabriel Hauche (Toluca, 45′, 1st of tournament), Gustavo Alustiza (Atlas, 65′, 3rd of tournament), Enrique Triverio (Toluca, 82′, 1st of tournament), Mateus Goncalves (Toluca, 85′, 1st of tournament)
Shots on Goal-Nil
Corner Kicks-Toluca 8, Atlas 2
Amarillas-Atlas 5 (Jaine Barreiro, 5′, Alustiza, 31′, Clifford Aboagye, 90′. Cristian Gonzalez, 90+2′, Rafael Marquex, 90+3′), Toluca 2 (Santiago Garcia, 30′, Goncalves, 86′)
Venue: Estadio Nemesio Diez, Toluca
Attendance: 21,527 (69.4% capacity)
Toluca-at Cruz Azul (8/12)