Joya's first start is winning effort

[AMERICANS ABROAD] Santos beat Atlas, 2-1, in teenager Benji Joya's first start with the Mexican club on Wednesday. By contrast, Herculez Gomez did not play again, leaving him with 27 minutes of playing time in Santos' last six league games. Edgar Castillo and Joe Corona started for Tijuana in its 1-1 tie at Monterrey that left it in second place, two points behind Toluca with six games to play in the regular season. For the action in Mexico ...

Mexico (Liga MX, Apertura)
DaMarcus Beasley (did not dress), Puebla, 2-0 vs. Pachuca
Jonathan Bornstein (did not dress), Tigres, 1-2 at Guadalajara
Edgar Castillo (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Tijuana, 1-1 at Monterrey
Joe Benny Corona (56 minutes) Tijuana, 1-1 at Monterrey
Greg Garza (did not dress), Tijuana, 1-1 at Monterrey
Victor Garza (did not dress), Tigres, 1-2 at Guadalajara
Herculez Gomez (did not play), Santos, 2-1 vs. Atlas
Alejandro Guido (did not dress), Tijuana, 1-1 at Monterrey
Benji Joya (45 minutes) Santos, 2-1 vs. Atlas
Michael Orozco (did not play), San Luis, 1-2 vs. Club America
Jesus Padilla (sub: 17 minutes), Guadalajara, 2-1 vs. Tigres
Stevie Rodriguez (did not dress), Tijuana, 1-1 at Monterrey
Jose Torres (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Pachuca, 0-2 at Puebla

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