Toluca beat Pumas 1-0, move to second place in Mexican football tourney

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Mexico City, March 12 (IANS) Toluca, managed by Argentinian Hernan Cristante, have defeated the Pumas UNAM 1-0 and rose to second place in the Mexican football league’s Clausura tournament.

With the win on Sunday, Toluca reached 21 points in the tournament standings, the same as America and the Tigers, who are in first place and third place respectively on goal difference.

The only goal of the match was the own-goal scored by Chilean Marcelo Diaz of the Pumas in the 86th minute.

It was the fourth loss in five games, in addition to a draw, for the Pumas, who have only won a point from their last 15 matches and are in ninth place with 15 points.

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