Discipinary Report: Women’s Apertura 2017 Round 3

The Disciplinary Commission also published the women’s report for Apertura 2017 Round 3. There was one ejection this weekend, the first in the women’s league-Guadalajara’s Guadalupe Sanchez is the first ever ejection in the Women’s Liga MX, gaining the dubious distinction by picking up 2 Amarillas. She will sit out the next game.

The full list, all Amarillas are for unsportsmanlike conduct unless otherwise noted:
America
Nil

Atlas
Nil

Tijuana
Amarillas-Sarai Lagarde

Cruz Azul
Amarillas-Gloria Abitia (dissent by word or action), Laura Rangel

Queretaro
Nil

Guadalajara
Amarillas-Guadalupe Sanchez
Rojas-Guadalupe Sanchez (2 Amarillas in same game), 1 Game Suspension

Leon
Amarillas-Maria Rangel

Morelia
Nil

Necaxa
Amarillas-Brenda Garcia, Cristina Amador

Pachuca
Amarillas-Natalia Meigoza

Monterrey
Nil

Santos
Amarillas-Grecia Ruiz (not respecting statutory distance on free kick, corner kick or trow-in)

Veracruz
Amarillas-Amairany Aguirre, Itzel Roman

Tigres
Amarillas-Lydia Rangel

Toluca
Nil

Pumas
Nil

Women’s Apertura 2017 Week 3 Results

Here are the results from Week 3 of the Women’s Apertura 2017 tournament:
At Pachuca 3, Tijuana 0
America 2, at Toluca 1
Atlas 3, at Leon 1
Tigres 6, at Santos 0
At Guadalajara 1, Necaxa 0
Cruz Azul 1, at Morelia 0
At Pumas 3, Veracruz 0
At Monterrey 2, Queretaro 1

Standings-wise, Group A is almost all but over as Pachuca & America are both 3-0 and 5 points clear of Toluca & Pumas. Pachuca is #1 right now by virtue of goal differential (8 to 7). The only winless team left in the group is Veracruz. In Group B, Monterrey remains on top at 3-0 with Tigres holding 2nd at 2-0-1. Both Guadalajara & Atlas are one point behind Tigres.

Women’s Apertura 2017 Week 2 Results: Queretaro 1, Necaxa 0

After a season-opening tie last week, Queretaro picked up their first win of the women’s tournament with a 1-0 win at Necaxa. Luz Ruiz scored the only goal in the 52nd minute. Perhaps the most notable thing about the game was the referee, who may have the longest name ever-Alejandro De Jesus Martin Del Campo Cortes. Say that 5 times fast.

Game Stats:
Goals-Luz Ruiz (Queretaro, 52′, 1st of tournament)
Shots on Goal-N/A
Corner Kicks-N/A
Amarillas-Queretaro 1 (Adriana Garcia, 67′)
Rojas-Nil

Venue: Estadio Instalaciones Del Club Necaxa, Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes
Attendance: 436

Next up:
Necaxa-at Guadalajara (8/17)
Queretaro-at Monterrey (8/17)

Women’s Apertura 2017 Week 2 Results: America 5, Cruz Azul 0

In their first road game of the season, America headed across town and delivered the most lopsided result of the women’s season so far, a 5-0 shutout at Cruz Azul. Dayana Cazarsa started the scoring with a 3rd-minute goal, then Lucero Cuevas racked up the first hat trick of the women’s tournament with goals in the 19th, 46th & 73rd minutes before being taken out in the 75th minute. Betzy Cuevas scored the 5th America goal in the 79th minute. The hat trick gives Cuevas a league-leading 4 goals through 2 games.

Game Stats:
Goals-Dayana Cazarsa (America, 3′, 1st of tournament), Lucero Cuevas 3 (America, 19′, 46′, 73′, 4th of tournament), Betzy Cuevas (America, 79′), 4th of tournament
Shots on Goal-N/A
Corner Kicks-N/A
Amarillas-Nil
Rojas-Nil

Venue: Estadio Azul, Mexico City
Attendance: 4,789 (14.5% capacity)

Next up:
Cruz Azul-at Morelia (8/12)
America-at Toluca (8/11)

Women’s Apertura 2017 Week 2 Results: Monterrey 2, Leon 0

Week 2 of the Women’s season kicked off early yesterday with Monterrey taking the early Group 2 lead thanks to a 2-0 win at Leon. After a scoreless first half, Pamela Verdirame put the Rayados ahead in the 48th minute, then Dinora Garza added a 74th-minute goal for the final margin. Monterrey used an unorthodox 6-3-1 defensive formation to keep Leon off the scoreboard.

Game Stats:
Goals-Pamela Verdirame (Monterrey, 48′, 2nd of tournament), Dinora Garza (Monterrey, 74′, 1st of tournament
Shots on Goal-N/A
Corner Kicks-N/A
Amarillas-Nil
Rojas-Nil

Venue: Estadio Nou Camp Leon, Guanajuato
Attendance: N/A

Next up:
Leon-Atlas (8/11)
Monterrey-Queretaro (8/12)

Disciplinary Report: Women’s Apertura 2017 Week 1

The DIsciplinary Commission has posted the list of sanctions & warnings from the Women’s Apertura 2017 Week 1. There were no ejections or suspensions and only 10 Amarillas issued, all for unsportsmanlike conduct.

The full list:
America
Nil

Atlas
Nil

Tijuana
Nil

Cruz Azul
Amarillas-Mariana Zarraga, Renata Avila

Queretaro
Amarillas-Adriana Garcia

Guadalajara
Amarillas-Maria Sanchez

Leon
Amarillas-Maria Rangel

Morelia
Nil

Necaxa
Nil

Pachuca
Amarillas-Nataly Vallejo

Monterrey
Amarillas-Rebeca Rodriguez

Santos
Amarillas-Blanca Rodriguez

Veracruz
Amarillas-Itzel Roman

Tigres
Nil

Toluca
Nil

Pumas
Amarillas-Ana Lopez

Attendance-Women’s Apertura 2017 Week 1

The league today announced the official attendance for Women’s Apertura 2017 Week 1-the 8 games were attended by a total of 13,804 fans. The breakdown by game:
Pumas at Pachuca-3124
Cruz Azul at Toluca-460
Leon at Santos-800
Atlas at Guadalajara-600
Tigres at Queretaro-1200
Veracruz at Morelia-6170
Tijuana at America-900
Necaxa at Monterrey-550
Pumas-Pachuca & Veracruz-Morelia were both held at the respective home teams’ Liga MX stadiums, which helped account for the muc bigger cwords at those games. Most if not all the other games were held at stadiums that are the home venues for U-17 or lwoer division clubs.