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Apertura 2018 Week 1: Where to Watch

Jornada 1 of the Liga MX Apertura 2018: 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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Atlas vs Querétaro – Jornada 1 Recap and Highlights

Atlas couldn’t make their home-field advantage count in this one as a missed penalty and a disallowed goal saw them settle for a 0-0 draw with Querétaro.

The game started poorly for the Gallos Blancos, who lost Diego Novaretti to injury just two minutes into the game after he got tangled with Ismael Govea. Querétaro nevertheless tried to keep up the attacking impetus, but bit by bit Atlas took control.

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Veracruz vs Pumas UNAM – Jornada 1 Recap and Highlights

The start of the Apertura 2018 season was marred by fan conflicts prior to kickoff, as visiting Pumas UNAM fans encountered projectiles when they arrived at the Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente. Thirty-two people were detained, and Liga MX has roundly denounced the incident.

Veracruz’s night didn’t improve from there as they were handed a 0-2 home defeat by Pumas UNAM, who looked the better team throughout the 90 minutes.

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Voit Releases Official Match Ball for the Apertura 2018

Voit has introduced a new match ball for Liga MX, Liga MX Femenil, Ascenso MX, and the Copa MX, which will be used during the Apertura 2018 seasons: #BeTheFire.

#BeTheFire launched during the Campeón de Campones and SuperCopa MX games and will make its league debut when the Apertura 2018 season kicks off tonight.

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2018 Balón de Oro Awards

The Liga MX Balón de Oro awards were presented this Saturday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

In total, eleven awards were handed out to recognize outstanding performance in the Apertura 2017 and Clausura 2018 season.

The Best of the 2017-18 Season

Goal of the Year: Amaury Escoto (Lobos BUAP) for his bicycle kick against Chivas

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2018 Campeón de Campeones – Recap and Highlights

Tigres UANL earned a comprehensive 4-0 victory against Santos Laguna in the StubHub Center in Carson, California, to earn the title of Campéon de Campeones. The victory also qualifies Tigres for the new Campeones Cup, where they will face Major League Soccer’s reigning champion, Toronto FC, in September.

Santos Laguna, despite being somewhat diminished by injuries and absences, nevertheless started the game off well and the first half saw a dynamic game with opportunities at both ends. But shortly before halftime, the momentum swung firmly in Tigres’ favor.

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2018 Supercopa MX – Recap and Highlights

Nexaca emerged as winners of the 2018 SuperCopa MX with a 1-0 win over Monterrey in the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

The Rayos came out attacking, but it was Monterrey who had the first good chance of the game in the 8th minute.The Rayados came close to opening the scoring from a corner kick, but John Stefan Medina sent his header just wide of the target.

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2018 SuperCopa and Campeón de Campeones: Where to Watch

The annual SuperCopa MX and Campeón de Campeones doubleheader will take place this Sunday at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

The SuperCopa MX will open the doubleheader, with Monterrey, the winners of the Apertura 2017 Copa MX, against Necaxa, the Clausura 2018 Copa MX champions.

Following that game, the winners of the Apertura 2017 and Clausura 2018 league titles will face off, with Tigres UANL and Santos Laguna looking to claim the title of “champion of champions”.

All times Eastern.

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Pending Sanctions for the Apertura 2018

The Disciplinary Committee has published the list of players and coaching staff who have pending sanctions to serve at the start of the Apertura 2018 Liga MX season.

The following list shows the club with which the players and coaches received the suspension; if they have changed teams, they will serve the suspension with their new club.

Seven players and three assistant coaches have pending sanctions and will miss between one and two games at the start of the Apertura.

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World Cup: Brazil vs Mexico – Recap and Highlights

Mexico bowed out of the 2018 World Cup with a 2-0 loss to Brazil in the Round of Sixteen. El Tri was trying to advance to the quarterfinals for the first time since 1986, but they ultimately came up short in their quest to reach the elusive “fifth game”.

The game started off well for Mexico, who took the game to Brazil. El Tri found success attacking down the wings, with Brazil’s outside backs having trouble dealing with Mexico’s speed. Hirving Lozano had an early opportunity after goalkeeper Alisson didn’t deal with a cross, but his second-minute shot was blocked.

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