There was a surprise in store at the end of the 2012 Mexican Apertura, as FIFA.com reveals in its review of a typically exciting campaign.
Alberto Acosta bagged a hat-trick as Tigres Monterrey hammered Pumas UNAM 5-0, Queretaro remain without a win this season, while Club America came from behind to beat Leon 2-1.
Third-placed Leon were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw at Puebla despite taking the lead, while Morelia and Tigres Monterrey finished with the same scoreline after two second-half strikes.
A 2-1 victory over Tigres moved Tijuana up to third in the Apertura table, second-placed Leon were held by Cruz Azul, and Morelia were comfortable 3-0 winners against Puebla.
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Tigres Monterrey hammered Morelia 4-1 at home to go top of the Clausura table, Omar Bravo's double inspired a comeback victory for Cruz Azul, while ten-man Atlante claimed a draw.