International Soccer - Mexico

Ochoa's brace leads Jaguares to first win

Mexico City, Mexico (Sports Network) - After draws in its first three games to start the league campaign, Jaguares found its way into the win column on Saturday as Carlos Ochoa scored twice in a 4-2 home victory over Puebla.

All six goals in the match were scored in the final 40 minutes with Ochoa starting the binge in the 50th minute.

An own goal from Puebla's Diego de Buen four minutes later doubled the lead for the hosts before Alfredo Moreno pulled a goal back in the 56th.

Ochoa found the net for the second time on the hour mark and Lucas Viatri converted a penalty kick to make it 4-1 to Jaguares before Moreno scored a consolation goal for his side one minute later.

Veracruz continued its strong start to the season with a 3-2 triumph over Cruz Azul behind two goals from Angel Reyna, who has already scored six times in the opening four games.

The win keeps Veracruz on top of the league with 10 points, while Morelia sits in second place with nine points after a 2-1 win against Tijuana. Hector Mancilla scored both goals for Morelia, which had to play the final 35 minutes with 10 men after Rodrigo Dorantes was sent off.

America handed Atlas a 3-0 defeat, Toluca earned a 1-1 draw at Monterrey after Pablo Velazquez scored the equalizer in the 56th minute, Franco Arizala stole a point for Leon with his 87th-minute goal in a 1-1 draw at Pachuca, while Santos downed Queretaro, 2-0, with goals from Juan Pablo Rodriguez and Oribe Peralta.

On Sunday, Tigres secured three points with a 2-0 win over UNAM as the goals were provided by Danilinho and Damian Alvarez, and Guadalajara's Rafael Marquez Lugo scored his first goal of the season in the 59th minute to lift his side to a 1-0 win against Atlante.

08/04 20:09:13 ET