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Copa MX Round of 16: Where to Watch

The knockout rounds of the Apertura 2017 Copa Corona MX begin this Tuesday with the round of sixteen.

These games are single-elimination at the home of the higher seed. Should regulation end in a draw, the game will advance directly to penalty kicks (no extra time will be played).

All times Eastern, home team listed first.

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“Chepo” de la Torre Out at Santos Laguna

Santos Laguna announced the departure of head coach José Manuel “Chepo” de la Torre in a brief press release. The announcement comes after the Laguneros’ 2-1 loss to Cruz Azul in Jornada 9 play.

Chepo leaves with Santos sitting 15th in the table with a 1-5-3 record and eight points.

The club thanked Chepo for his commitment, professionalism, and effort, and wished him success in future projects.

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Disciplinary Report: Apertura 2017 Week 9

The Disciplinary Committee has fined a club, suspended six players, and opened an investigation into another in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 9 games.

The standout suspension goes to Julio César Furch of Santos Laguna, who was given a two-game suspension for violent conduct.

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Veracruz vs Lobos BUAP – Jornada 9 Recap and Highlights

Lobos BUAP snapped a five-game winless streak with a 0-1 away win against Veracruz. The result is a second straight defeat for the Tiburones Rojos, who dropped into last place in the relegation standings with the loss.

With both teams heavily involved in the relegation fight, there was a lot at stake for both sides. Nevertheless, there were few chances of note in the first half. Daniel Villalva looked the most dangerous for Veracruz while Emanuel Herrera had the best chance for the licántropos shortly before halftime.

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Toluca vs Querétaro – Jornada 9 Recap and Highlights

Toluca scored three times in five minutes as they earned a 3-2 victory against Querétaro. The result keeps the Diablos Rojos unbeaten at home this season while the Gallos Blancos are winless in five.

Toluca started off attacking from the opening whistle and they had their first good chance in just the 3rd minute. From a corner kick, Fernando Uribe put the ball on frame, only to be denied by Tiago Volpi. Two minutes later, Alexis Canelo had a good shot go wide.

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Femenil Apertura 2017 Week 8 Statistics

Liga MX Femenil – Apertura 2017 – Week 8

Scores
Cruz Azul 0-1 Toluca
Atlas 1-1 Chivas de Guadalajara
Necaxa 2-2 Monterrey
León 5-2 Santos Laguna
Tijuana vs América
Veracruz 0-1 Monarcas Morelia
Pumas UNAM 1-1 Pachuca
Tigres UANL 4-0 Querétaro

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Necaxa vs Puebla – Jornada 9 Recap and Highlights

Puebla took the lead but couldn’t hold it as they drew 1-1 with Necaxa. The result leaves the Poblanos unbeaten in two but winless in four while the Rayos are winless in two.

Puebla took advantage of a defensive miscue to open the scoring in the 22nd minute. Christian Marrugo sent a cross into the box that defender Mario de Luna failed to deal with. The ball fell nicely for Lucas Cavallini, who brought it down on his chest and fired past Marcelo Barovero to make it 0-1 for the visitors.

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Chivas de Guadalajara vs Pumas UNAM – Jornada 9 Recap and Highlights

Pumas UNAM took the lead but couldn’t hold it as they drew 1-1 with Chivas de Guadalajara. The result leaves El Rebaño winless at home this season but unbeaten in four overall, while the universitarios ended a four-game losing streak but remain winless in five.

Chivas had the better of the run of play to start and they generated several dangerous chances. The clearest came in the 23rd minute, when Oswaldo Alanís sent a good cross into the box for Ángel Zaldívar, but Alfredo Saldívar was there to make the save.

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Monterrey vs Atlas – Jornada 9 Recap and Highlights

Monterrey remained unbeaten this season and perfect at home with a 2-1 victory against Atlas. The result keeps the Rayados top of the table while the Rojinegros are now winless in six.

Monterrey created chances from the beginning as the highest-scoring attack in the league looked to find the breakthrough. Rogelio Funes Mori was particularly active, and in the 7th minute it looked like he would open the scoring as Monterrey earned a penalty kick after a foul in the box by José Madueña.

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León vs Pachuca – Jornada 9 Recap and Highlights

León earned their first home win of the season with a comfortable 3-1 defeat of Pachuca. The result gives La Fiera back-to-back victories while extending the Tuzos’ losing streak to three games.

It didn’t take the hosts long to take the lead. In the 5th minute, Andrés Mosquera sent a cross into the box for Mauro Boselli, whose header made it 1-0. That goal was Boselli’s hundredth career goal for León.

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