Pumas wins seventh Mexican league title

UNAM Pumas won the Mexican Clausura championship on Sunday after

Javier Cortes’ spectacular late winning goal in a 2-1 victory over


Cortes dribbled past three defenders before sending a powerful

strike past outstretched goalkeeper Federico Vilar for the winning

goal in the 77th minute of the second leg of the final.

The first leg finished 1-1.

Pumas won its seventh league title and now trail Cruz Azul by

one. Chivas (11), America (10) and Toluca (9) have won the most


Francisco Palencia converted a penalty in the 14th for Pumas,

while Jaime Lozano equalized from a spot kick in the 25th.