first_img Monterrey went ahead on goals in the first eight minutes by Luis Perez and Reinaldo Navia. Veracruz rallied for a 3-2 victory over Pachuca in the first game of the Group A doubleheader. Oscar Rojas scored the winning goal in the 80th minute. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! LA JOYA, Texas – Rafael Marquez’s second goal of the game, an 86th-minute penalty kick, lifted Morelia to a 2-2 draw with Monterrey in a Group A opener in the InterLiga at La Joya Stadium in this border city 65 miles northwest of Brownsville. Marquez also tallied in the 53rd minute as the Monarcas overcame a 2-0 first-half deficit to gain a point in the annual eight-team winter competition to determine Mexico’s final two entrants for Copa Libertadores, South America’s club championship. center_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECoach Doc Rivers a “fan” from way back of Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson Guadalajara and Necaxa won Group B openers Wednesday night in Houston. Chivas, playing its first game since former Chivas USA boss Hans Westerhoff’s return as coach, overcame three goals by UANL Tigres’ Aldo di Nigris – the first after just 48 seconds – for a wild 5-3 triumph at Reliant Stadium. Ramon Morales scored twice for Guadalajara. Necaxa beat Cruz Azul 1-0 on Alfredo Moreno’s 51st-minute goal. last_img read more