Villa double sends Tigres clear at top
Emanuel Villa hit both goals as Tigres went three points clear at the Mexican Clausura summit with a 2-1 win at Cruz Azul.
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Villa netted in the seventh and 26th minutes, with Christian Gimenez scoring for the hosts just before the hour mark.
Atlas are second, three points short after a 0-0 draw at Queretaro.
Tijuana are up to fourth following a 2-0 defeat of Atlante.
Raul Enriquez scored the first after just two minutes and Duvier Riascos added a second after the break.
Monterrey enjoyed a 3-0 success over Puebla, with Aldo De Nigris scoring in each half.
Humberto Suazo converted a 55th-minute penalty following Michael Orozco's red card.
In the remaining fixture two goals in three minutes just after the restart from Robin Ramirez and Javier Cortes gave Unam Pumas a 2-0 win at San Luis.
On Friday, Club America missed the chance to go top of the Mexican Clausura after they were defeated 1-0 at Santos Laguna.
Carlos Quintero's 19th-minute goal proved enough to secure the points.
In the day's other game Morelia defeated Pachuca 3-2 thanks to a Hector Mancilla double.
Jefferson Montero put the hosts ahead after seven minutes before Abraham Carreno levelled matters in the 29th minute.
Mancilla then scored a 34th-minute penalty and another 20 minutes from time before Angel Reyna scored Pachuca's second.