Liga MX

Pachuca and América played to a stalemate in a Concacaf Champions Cup semifinal match at Estadio Azteca Tuesday night. The two Liga MX clubs will play the decisive second leg next week.

Champions Cup semifinals: Poised Pachuca keeps América in check

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Champions Cup semifinals: Three Liga MX sides in scramble to reach finals

Pumas claim Mexico City bragging rights with win in 'Clásico Capitalino'

Matchday 16: Necaxa's terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

Ángel Mena (center) sparked León to a big home win over Monterrey to keep the team's Liga MX playoff dreams alive.

Esmeraldas roar past Monterrey to keep dwindling playoff hopes alive

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Mazatlán FC's Gustavo del Prete laments a missed opportunity during the team's 2-0 loss to FC Juárez. The result means the Cañoneros and Bravos will be fighting in their season finales to avoid the stiffest  Liga MX Relegation penalty.

Hapless threesome will battle to wire to avoid stiffest 'relegation' penalty

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Nahuel Guzmán was ejected from last season's Liga MX final and Tigres would go on to lose to to América. This week, Guzmán was hit with an 11-game ban for using a laser to distract opponents.

Nahuel Guzmán crossed a line. Was his punishment too soft?

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América's Julián Quiñones (left) and Álvaro Fidalgo had plenty to celebrate on Saturday night at Estadio Azteca. The defending Liga MX champs routed Toluca 5-1 to return to the top of the table.

'Clásico Capitalino': Can UNAM slow down the high-flying Aguilas?

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Cruz Azul was struck in neutral most of the night, unable to unlock the Puebla defense, statistically the worst in Liga MX. The Cementeros benefited from a late penalty call to eke past the Camoteros and move one giant step closer to the playoffs.

Matchday 15: Cruz Azul ekes out a win; cagey Necaxa outsmarts Santos Laguna

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Toluca visits América on Saturday night with first place at stake. Currently atop the standings, Toluca boasts the best offense in Liga MX, while the defending champs have given up the fewest goals.

Matchday 15: Saturday's slate offers up a battle for first place and the 'Clásico Regio'

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Gerardo Arteaga (right) and Monterrey were able to keep Lionel Messi bottled up Wednesday night and the Liga MX giants advanced to the Concacaf Champions Cup semifinals with a 5-2 aggregate victory over Inter Miami.

Monterrey outclasses Inter Miami to reach Champions Cup semifinals

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Maximilian Arfsten (top) and goalie Patrick Schulte celebrate after the Columbus Crew defeated Liga MX rival Tigres in a penalty shootout to advance to the Concacaf Champions Cup semifinals.

On to the semifinals: Crew silences 'El Volcán' with shootout victory over Tigres

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Crew midfielder Aidan Morris will miss tonight's match in Mexico after seeing red last week in Columbus. The MLS champs will face Liga MX giants Tigres in the Concacaf Champions Cup quarterfinals without their No. 8.

Liga MX-MLS rivalry redux: Tigres face Columbus all even; América set to dispose of Rev

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Javier Hernández tallied his first Liga MX goal since returning to Guadalajara this season. "Chicharito" opened the scoring for the Chivas Saturday night, helping them defeat Puebla 3-2.

Matchday 14: Clausura 2024 playoff chase tightens as favorites stumble

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José Paradela (left) and Ricardo Monreal celebrate after the former scored Necaxa's equalizer against Tijuana Friday night. Paradela  added the winner to help the Rayos remain in the Liga MX playoff hunt.

Matchday 14: Necaxa wait till late while Pumas take care of business early

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Monterrey's Jorge Rodríguez (center) exults after scoring late against Inter Miami to give the Liga MX club a 2-1 victory in a Concacaf Champions Cup quarterfinal match-up.

Liga MX road show: Pachuca, Monterrey shine in Champions Cup

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Tigres goalie Carlos Rodríguez had a busy night in Columbus, under constant pressure while turning aside 5 shots. The Liga MX giants battled the Crew to a 1-1 draw in their Concacaf Champions Cup quarterfinal series.

Champions Cup: América routs Rev while Tigres escape Columbus all even

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Luis Malagón is on his way to earning Goalie of the Year honors in Liga MX. The América netminder leds the league with seven shut-outs.

By the Numbers: Matchday 13 aftermath

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André-Pierre Gignac hopes to add to his franchise record 18 goals scored in Concacaf play when Tigres take on MLS side Columbus in the CCC quarterfinals.

América visits New England, Tigres at Columbus in Champions Cup quarterfinals

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Guadalajara's Roberto Alvarado was a nuisance yet again, putting pressure on the Monterrey defense and providing the assist on the clinching goal. The Chivas handed the Rayados their first loss of the season and knocked them off the top of the Liga MX leaderboard.

Feisty Chivas knock Monterrey from ranks of unbeaten; Toluca outscores Pachuca

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Pachuca, the top-scoring team in Liga MX, has rippled opponents' nets 26 times this season. The Tuzos faces Toluca and its second-best offense in a Matchday 13 contest tonight.

Matchday 13: Pachuca-Toluca clash expected to provide plenty of fireworks

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América's midfield quarterback Diego Valdés grimaces after suffering a thigh injury against Guadalajara on March 16. The playmaker was back in training with the reigning Liga MX champs earlier this week.

Gimpy champs play host to Atlético de San Luis without three starters

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Panama's Ismael Díaz (center) fires a shot as Mexico's Edson Álvarez (left) and Jorge Sánchez try to step in the way in last year's Gold Cup final, the most recent meeting between Panama and Mexico. El Tri won 1-0.

Team Mexico, coach Jaime Lozano face Panama in Nations League test

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Guadalajara and León are going in opposite directions and time is running out on the Chivas who are in danger of missing out on the Liga MX playoffs if coach Fernando Gago can't right the Chivas ship.

Clausura 2024 at the FIFA break: A look at who's struggling and who's making waves

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Chivas defender Jesús Orozco Chiquete will have to sit out Saturday's "Super Clásico" due to yellow card accumulation.

Round 3 of Mexico's 'Super Clásico' highlights Matchday 12 calendar

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Maxi Meza leaps into the arms of Brandon Vazquez after Vazquez scored against his former team in a Concacaf Champions Cup match.

Monterrey joins three other Liga MX teams in Concachampions quarterfinals

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Wednesday's "Super Clásico" featured a late-game melee that should make Saturday's Matchday 12 contest must-see TV.

Guadalajara makes América sweat to earn Concachampions quarterfinals spot

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Sebastián Córdova reacts after scoring to put Tigres ahead 4-1 in their Concacaf Champions Cup match against Orlando City. The Liga MX giants went on to win 4-2.

Tigres rediscover offense at just the right time, outscore Orlando City 4-2

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