Long streak ends

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Club America’s unbeaten streak in the Mexican Primera Division was halted Saturday, and slumping Cruz Azul fell to second place in its Apertura group. Jaguares (3-3-6), from Chiapas, opened a three-goal lead and held on for a 4-3 triumph over America, snapping the Mexico City giant’s 28-game unbeaten streak, stretching to last spring’s Clausura season. Klebern gave visiting America (9-1-2) a third-minute lead, but Salvador Cabanas converted a 29th-minute penalty kick, Everaldo de Assis Barbosa provided a 39th-minute lead, and Oscar Rojas’ own goal just before halftime stretched the advantage to two goals. Carlos Ochoa made it 4-1 in the 60th; America rallied on goals by Aaron Padilla (78th) and Kleber (90th), his seventh of the campaign. center_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Necaxa (7-2-3) pulled within five points of America in Group 1 with a 3-1 triumph over visiting Cruz Azul (7-3-2), which fell to second in Group 3, a point behind Monterrey (7-2-3). The Rayaldos won 3-2 at struggling Guadalajara (3-4-5) on Guillermo Franco’s 89th-minute goal. Defending champion Chelsea extended its perfect start in the English Premier League to nine games with a 5-1 victory over Bolton. Frank Lampard scored twice and set up two more goals. The Blues (9-0-0) lead the division by nine points and have surrendered only three goals. Elsewhere: Rudolf Skacel scored his eighth goal as Hearts (8-0-2), from Edinburgh, scored a 1-0 win over second-place Celtic (7-1-2) in Glasgow to retain a three-point lead in the Scottish Premier League. … Werder Bremen overtook Bayern Munich atop the German Bundesliga standings on goal differential with a 6-2 romp over Nuremberg behind Miroslav Klose’s hat trick. Bayern was held to a 1-1 tie by Schalke 04. … David Di Michele scored three goals in Udinese’s 3-2 win over Siena in Italian Serie A. last_img

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