Late goals send Morelia top in Mexico

Morelia went top of the Apertura standings as two late goals lifted them to a 2-0 win over Atlas.

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The hosts had to wait until the 71st minute to open the scoring through Rodrigo Salinas, then Aldo Ramirez added a second 10 minutes later to make the points safe.

The win lifted Morelia two points clear of Veracruz, who have a game in hand and were joined on 11 points by Santos Laguna thanks to their 3-0 win over Tigres Monterrey.

Oribe Peralta scored twice, in the 37th and 70th minutes, sandwiching Nestor Calderon's strike on the hour.



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