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Apertura 2016 Week 12: Where to Watch

liga mxJornada 12 of the Liga MX Apertura 2016: Who’s playing who? When? And on what channel?

All the info you need to catch all the games you’re interested in.

All times Eastern, home team listed first.

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Liga MX Referee Assignments: Apertura 2016 Week 12

liga mxThe referees, assistant referees, and fourth officials for the 12th week of the Apertura 2016 Liga MX season.

Tijuana vs Atlas
Referee: Marco Antonio Ortiz Nava
Assistant 1: Miguel Ángel Hernández Paredes
Assistant 2: Juan Carlos Salinas Salinas
Fourth Official: Miguel Ángel Chacón Viveros

Querétaro vs Santos Laguna
Referee: José Alfredo Peñaloza Soto
Assistant 1: Salvador Rodríguez Gorrocino
Assistant 2: José de Jesús Baños Caballero
Fourth Official: Diego Montaño Robles

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Apertura 2016 Week 12 Preview: Sunday’s Games

liga mxPumas UNAM vs Jaguares de Chiapas – 1:00 PM – Univision / Univision Deportes
Pumas UNAM (6th) fell 2-1 to América in the Clásico Capitalino last weekend to keep them winless on the road this season. They are, however, unbeaten – and in fact perfect – at home, where they have five wins to date. The universitarios will look to keep that streak alive against the league’s basement dwellers in this one.

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Paul Aguilar Tears ACL in Copa MX Match

América beat Veracruz 1-0 on Wednesday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the Apertura 2016 Copa MX, but the victory came at a price. Defender Paul Aguilar suffered a right knee injury in that game that led to his early substitution; after evaluation, it was determined that he had torn his anterior cruciante ligament.

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Apertura 2016 Week 12 Preview: Saturday’s Games

liga mxQuerétaro vs Santos Laguna – 6:00 PM – Galavision
Querétaro (14th) fell 2-0 to Pachuca last weekend to give them back-to-back losses. The Gallos Blancos have just one win in their last eight games and have been dropping down the table at an alarming rate. They did win their last home game, though, and they’ll look to build on that success with another victory in this one. They earned a home win in midweek in the Copa MX, where they beat Lobos BUAP 3-1 to advance to the quarterfinals.

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Apertura 2016 Week 12 Preview: Friday’s Game

liga mxTijuana vs Atlas – 10:00 PM – Azteca America
Tijuana (1st) beat Santos Laguna 1-2 last weekend to give them back-to-back wins and a nine-game unbeaten streak. The Xolos are not only unbeaten but perfect at home this season, with five wins out of five. They’ve also outscored their opponents by an impressive 11-1 margin in the Estadio Caliente and they’ll look to remain top of the table with another home win in this one.

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Apertura 2016 Copa MX Quarterfinals Set

copa corona mxAfter the completion of the Round of Sixteen on Wednesday night, seven Liga MX teams and one from Ascenso MX advanced to the quarterfinals.

América, Cruz Azul, Puebla, Toluca, Querétaro, Jaguares de Chiapas, Chivas de Guadalajara, and Alebrijes de Oaxaca will now face off for a spot in the semifinals.

The quarterfinal round will be played between October 18th and 20th, with the exact dates and times to be announced shortly.

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CCL: Monterrey vs Don Bosco – Recap and Highlights

concacaf championsIn this meaningless Group D match, Monterrey closed out their participation in the 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League with a 3-0 victory over Don Bosco.

The Rayados opened the scoring in the 19th minute. Luis López played in Misael Domínguez, and Ángel López met his cross with a header to make it 1-0.

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Copa MX Round of Sixteen: América vs Veracruz

copa corona mxAmérica defeated Veracruz by the minimum difference in the Copa MX round of sixteen on Wednesday night.

The game started off evenly balanced, with neither the Águilas nor the Tiburones Rojos able to control the game.

Veracruz found the first few goalscoring chances, but they were largely limited to shots from distance and none of them were overly troubling for the goalkeeper.

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Copa MX Round of Sixteen: FC Juárez vs Alebrijes de Oaxaca

copa corona mxAlebrijes de Oaxaca defeated FC Juárez 5-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in regulation.

After a hard-fought but goalless first half, Óscar Fernández put the visiting Alebrijes in front in the 61st minute. However, substitute Félix Micolta tied it up in the 72nd minute to give the hosts hope of a comeback.

The intensity of the game ratcheted up through the final twenty minutes, but neither team could break the deadlock and the match went instead to a penalty shootout.

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Copa MX Round of Sixteen: Toluca vs León

copa corona mxToluca earned a come-from-behind 4-3 victory over León in this entertaining round of sixteen match.

With heavy rain and a slick field disrupting the rhythm of the game, there were few chances of note in the first half until the end of it.

A shot from outside the box by Alexander Mejía slipped through the hands of Alfredo Talavera to make it 0-1 for León in the 41st minute.

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