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Cantera

Pumas Tercera Division affiliate picks up third straight win

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Unfortunately, as many of you have heard, the Liga MX Week 10 games will not be played due to a referree strike that affects not only the first team, but the U-20 and U-17 sides as well.

While those two teams didn’t get to see action this weekend, two other Pumas affiliates picked up three important points.

Pumas Premier (Segunda Division)

Score: Pumas 1-1 Tlaxcala F.C.

Pumas Premier continue their unbeaten start to the Clausura with a 1-1 draw against Tlaxcala on Friday.

Ricardo Jurardo scored a 24th minute goal that gave Pumas the point.

Erik Vera, who is a first team defender, played 90 minutes with Pumas Premier. This seems to cement the fact Alan Mendoza has secured the starting left back spot for Pumas, as he’s played well all season long. Vera, who has been seen three minutes of play with the first team, needs competitive minutes to keep fit. Omar Islas, who has played mostly with the U-20s, started for Pumas as well.

Despite the unbeaten record, Pumas sit in fourth place with 20 points.

Pumas U-20

Score: Pumas vs Atlas

Game postponed; date to be determined.

Pumas U-17

Score: Pumas vs Atlas

Game posponed; date to be determined.

Pumas (Tercera Division)

Score: Pumas 6-1 Cafetaleros

For the third week in a row, Pumas picked up a dominating win, this time against Cafetaleros by a 6-1 margin. Pumas have scored 18 goals in their last three games.

Said del Angel, Johan Rodriguez (2), Alberto Rodriguez (3) scored for the good guys.

Keep an eye on Rodriguez, who scored a hat trick, and now has 11 goals in 18 games. Del Angel scored his 13th goal in 16 games, and Rodriguez has nine on the tournament now.

Through 29 weeks (of 38), Pumas are 15-9-3 with 48 points on the season.