[AMERICANS ABROAD] U.S. international Joe Corona scored the winner for Tijuana in its 3-1 win over Torneo Ascenso (second division) Zacatepec to open the Copa MX, Mexico's midweek cup competition. Texan Uvaldo Luna, who played in Mexico's under-20 national team, scored for defending champion Tigres in its 4-0 win over Altamira before more than 35,000 fans.
-- Former U.S. under-20 national team forward Daniel Cuevas started for Torneo Ascenso (second division) Lobos BUAP in its 4-2 win over Liga MX club Chiapas. Gabriel Farfan went the distance for Chiapas.
Cuevas moved on loan from Santos to Lobos BUAP last winter but has not yet played a league game for the club based in Puebla.
Mexico, Copa MX
Paul Arriola (sub: 20 minutes), Tijuana, 3-1 vs. Zacatecas
Jonathan Bornstein (sub: 45 minutes), Queretaro, 2-3 at Irapuato
Joe Corona (90 minutes, 1 goal), Tijuana, 3-1 vs. Zacatecas
Daniel Cuevas (71 minutes), Lobos BUAP, 4-2 vs. Chiapas
Gabriel Farfan (90 minutes), Chiapas, 2-4 at Lobos BUAP
Herculez Gomez (72 minutes), Tigres, 4-0 vs. Altamira
Austin Guerrero (90 minutes), Altamira, 0-4 at Tigres
Alonso Hernandez (90 minutes), Monterrey, 5-1 at Correcamios UAT