Leon leapfrog Monterrey with win
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Leon beat Monterrey 2-0 to leapfrog their opponents into third in the Apertura table on Friday.

Both goals came in a five-minute period in the second half, with Luis Montes opening the scoring in the 57th minute before Hernan Burbano added a second.

In the day's other game a 64th-minute own goal from Luis Amaranto Perea gave Jaguares a 1-0 win over Cruz Azul.