Goals and Highlights: Chivas 3-1 Veracruz in 2019 Liga MX
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Highlights from tonight's match
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Rodríguez, the Chivas keeper, scored the third one for his team.
Pulido's goal for the 2-1
Full Time | Chivas Guadalajara 3-1 Veracruz
Chivas close their season with a three game winning streak. Pulido scored his 12th goal of the season as is top on the table in that department.
90'+3' | Chivas GOOOOOOAL!
Jurado went up to the opposing box to attack, but his attempt fails. Toño Rodríguez sees that there's no opposing keeper and scores from his own goal!
90'
Great save by Toño Rodríguez after a header. The ball was looking for the back of the net, but the keeper dives and gets his fingertips on it.
90' | Veracruz Substitution
Reyna is replaced by López
87' | Chivas GOOOOOOAL!
Pulido finds the ball in the box, cuts inside and shoots to beat Jurado. It's his 12th goal of the season!
84'
Brizuela is unable to score as he tripped while trying to shoot.
81' | Veracruz Substitution
Chávez is replaced by Kontogiannis.
80' | Chivas Substitution
The injured Molina leaves his spot on the field to Oribe Peralta.
80'
Low cross from Sánchez is caught by Jurado before a Chivas player could push it in.
77'
Molina is visibly injured on the pitch. He will need to be substituted.
74' | Veracruz Substitution
Fulgencio comes in replacing Lozoya.
This was Pulido's equalizer
70'
Gutiérrez appears on the goal line to save Veracruz from a second Pulido goal.
66' | Chivas GOOOOOAL!
Pulido recieves a ball inside the box and then does a quick turn to finish it with his left.
65'
Cross from the right wing. A Chivas player heads to prolong the ball, but Huerta is late to push it in. Veracruz stays in front!
61'
A dangerous cross from Brizuela is cleared by Salcido.
57' | VAR Check: No penalty!
The referee decides that the ball had left the pitch before Vega's cross. It'll be a goal kick.
56' | Penalty for Chivas!
Vega sends a low cross for Brizuela to finish it! The ball hits Leobardo López's hand and does not go in.
51'
Good ball for Brizuela. He had a good crossing perspective, but made a bad contact with the ball and the chance is wasted.
47'
Shot by Villalpando well handled by Jurado.
46'
Good ball for Pulido. He tries to recieve with his chest but ends up falling before shooting.
45' | Chivas Substitution
Fernando Beltrán has left his spot on the pitch for César Huerta.
45' | Second Half Begins
We're underway with the last 45 minutes of the tournament for Chivas and Veracruz.
Salcido with the former teammates!
 

Chávez opened up the score with this shot!

 

Half Time | Chivas Guadalajara 0-1 Veracruz
Veracruz defending very well and taking advantage of their only chance in the game is ahead of Chivas by 1 at the half!
45'
Four minutes of added time for the first half.
44' | Veracruz GOOOOOOAL!
Paganoni recovers a ball and sends it to Chávez who all alone in the box manages to get a shot in and open the scoreboard!
42'
After López left the field, Chivas has lost clarity on offense. Most of the game is happening in midfield with Veracruz defending with up to ten men.
37'
Beltrán looks for Pulido who looked for a diving header, but Jurado is there to punch it out!
34'
Pulido attempts a chipped shot, but the ball is well over the bar.
32'
Veracruz begins moving forward and has longer possessions during the most recent minutes of the game.
28'
A good cross finds Vega, but the attaker fails to make a correct impact on the ball.
26'
Brizuela gets into the box but his pass looking for Beltrán is cut short.
25' | Chivas Substitution
An injured Javier López has to leave his place on the pitch for Dieter Villalpando.
23'
Vega makes a run through the middle and shoots just wide from Jurado's post!
22'
Good cross looking for Pulido, but Jurado is there first with a diving save.
19'
Javier López seems to have a shoulder injury. The medical staff check on him and we'll see if he can continue.
17'
Brizuela recieves a ball inside the box, but Salcido is quickly there to send it to corner kick.
12'
Veracruz exhibits a very defensive posture with most players doing deffensive duties.
9'
From the corner kick Chivas look to create danger. However, Jurado reads the play well to clear it.
4'
First chance for Chivas. Through ball for Pulido who attempts a shot to the far post, but it's sent to corner kick.
0' | Kick-Off!
Chivas vs Veracruz is now underway!
A minute of applause for Vergara
Estadio Akron claps in honor of Chivas owner Jorge Vergara who passed away last November 15th.
Pre Match Ceremony
Salcido, who acts as Veracruz's captain today, takes a picture with the Chivas players in his retirement match.
All set for kick-off!
Everything's set for Chivas vs Veracruz live from Estadio Akron!
Can Alan Pulido win the golden boot?
Pulido is two goals away from Mauro Quiroga as the top-scorer of the 2019 Apertura. Will he be able to score twice or more?
Warm-up Time!
Both teams already on the pitch doing their pre-match workouts!
Chivas will wear this distinctive ribbon in honor of Jorge Vergara
Veracruz: Starting XI
Jurado; López, Salcido, Gutiérrez, Paganoni; Íñiguez, Peñalba, Hinestrosa, Lozoya; Reyna & Chávez.

Chivas: Starting XI
Rodríguez; Mier, Sepúlveda, Ponce, Sánchez; Molina, Beltrán, Brizuela, López; Vega & Pulido.

Sinche the opening of Estadio Akron, Chivas have hosted Veracruz in Liga MX matches with one victory for Chivas, three draws and two wins for Veracruz.
At the moment: Chivas is out!
With 40 minutes to go in their game, Monterrey have a comfortable 2-0 lead over Atlas which would leave Guadalajara with no choices of reaching the playoffs!
Chivas exhibit the trophies won under Jorge Vergara
Chivas have arrived at home!

 

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Veracruz: Last lineup
Jurado; Lozoya, López, Salcido, Kontogiannis, Gutiérrez; González, Íñiguez, Carrasco; Reyna & Kazim-Richards.
Chivas: Last lineup
Rodríguez; Villanueva, Mier, Sepúlveda, Ponce; Molina, Beltrán, Brizuela, López; Vega & Pulido.
Salcido talks ahead of his last professional match
Chivas focused on winning the last game of the regular season
Farewell to Jorge Vergara
This will be the first Chivas match after the death of  owner Jorge Vergara last friday in New York City. Before the game begins,  a memorial ceremony is expected to ocurr in the stadium that he built.

Under Vergara, Chivas won two league titles, two Copa MX titles and a CONCACAF Champions League.

Retirement match for Salcido
One of the best Mexican defenders in history will say goodbye to football tonight.

Carlos Salcido's 18 year run as a professional footballer will come to an end against the team that gave him the chance to debut.

The 39-year-old played for Chivas, PSV Eindhoven, Fulham, Tigres and Veracruz during his carreer. With 3 World Cup participations and an Olympic Gold Medal to his credit, he is without a doubt one of the most important players of the century for his country.

Will this be Veracruz's last Liga MX match?
It is widely reported that this might be Veracruz's last match in the top flight as the owners of the remaining 18 teams will invite club owner Fidel Kuri to step aside from Mexican football.

If this were the case, we would not have relegation at the end of May and we could have up to two promotions from Ascenso MX to complete the desired 20 teams.

 

Chivas waiting for a miracle
Guadalajara has one last opportunity to get into the play-offs by wining, but it's not completely up to them. They need a draw between Pachuca and Pumas plus an Atlas win at Monterrey's ground.

By kick-off time,  Chivas will know if they still have a chance of if tonight's game will be their last one of the year.

The Chivas Guadalajara vs Veracruz match will be played at the Estadio Akron, in Zapopan, Mexico. The kick-off is scheduled at 10:06pm ET.

 

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