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Apertura 2016 Week 14: Where to Watch

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Jornada 14 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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2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League Quarterfinals Set

concacaf championsThe group stage of the 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League has wrapped up and the eight quarterfinalists have been determined.

The Vancouver Whitecaps (CAN), Árabe Unido (PAN), Pachuca (MEX), Pumas UNAM (MEX), Tigres UANL (MEX), Deportivo Saprissa (CRC), FC Dallas (USA) and the New York Red Bulls (USA) will now battle for a spot in the semifinals.

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CCL: Pumas UNAM vs W Connection – Recap and Highlights

concacaf championsPumas UNAM earned an emphatic 8-1 victory over W Connection to book their spot in the knockout rounds of the 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League. Eduardo Herrera, Jesús Gallardo, and Fidel Martínez all scored braces in the rout as Pumas topped Group A.

Saúl Berjón opened the scoring in the 16th minute when he finished off a cross from Pablo Barrera at the far post. The universitarios had looked dominant up to that point and the goal only confirmed it.

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Apertura 2016 Week 14 Preview: Saturday’s Games

liga mxQuerétaro vs América – 6:00 PM – Univision Deportes
Querétaro (15th) fell 2-1 to Atlas last weekend to keep them winless in four. The Gallos Blancos are unbeaten in two at home, however, and they will look to get back to winning ways in this one. However, they have one of the worst attacking records in the league and are averaging just one goal a game. They need to step up their offensive production if they want to earn a win here, and they did score three in midweek as they beat Cruz Azul 1-3 in the Copa MX quarterfinals.

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Apertura 2016 Copa MX Semifinals Set

copa corona mxAfter the completion of the quarterfinals on Wednesday night, the semifinal participants and pairings have been set.

Ascenso MX’s lone remaining representative, Alebrijes de Oaxaca, was knocked out, leaving four Liga MX teams to dispute the semifinals.

The semifinal round will be played between October 25th and 27th, with the exact dates and times to be announced shortly.

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Apertura 2016 Week 14 Preview: Friday’s Game

liga mxTijuana vs Jaguares de Chiapas – 10:00 PM – Azteca America
Tijuana (1st) fell 1-0 to América last weekend to end a three-game winning streak and ten-game unbeaten streak. The Xolos are still unbeaten – and in fact perfect – at home this season, however, and they will look to get back to winning ways here. Tijuana has outscored their opponents 12-1 at home this season and they have the league’s leading goalscorer as well. They need at least a point here to ensure they’ll remain in first place and they’ll look for all three against the league’s worst team.

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CCL: Olimpia vs Pachuca – Recap and Highlights

concacaf championsA 90th-minute penalty kick gave Olimpia the equalizer as they drew 4-4 with Pachuca in the final game of Group E, but it wasn’t enough to to wrest leadership of the group away from the Tuzos.

It was a wild game in the pouring rain and a “that’s so CONCACAF” element was present in the form of a long break in the first half due to a stadium power outage.

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Copa MX Quarterfinals: Puebla vs Toluca

copa corona mxToluca earned a 0-2 win against Puebla with a pair of late goals, giving the Diablos Rojos a spot in the Apertura 2016 Copa Corona MX semifinals.

The game started off as a back-and-forth affair, with both teams finding chances.

But Puebla’s fortunes quickly took a turn for the worse as Mauro Cejas was sent off in just the 14th minute. However, despite their numerical disadvantage, Puebla continued to press forward in search of a goal.

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Copa MX Quarterfinals: Chivas de Guadalajara vs Alebrijes de Oaxaca

copa corona mxAn own-goal was all that separated the sides as Chivas de Guadalajara beat Alebrijes de Oaxaca 1-0 in the Apertura 2016 Copa MX quarterfinals on Wednesday night.

Alebrijes had the first chance of the night in the first minute, when Chivas lost the ball trying to play out of the back. However, Diego Martínez was unable to get past Toño Rodríguez to open the scoring.

Chivas settled into the game after that early scare, as they began to control the ball and the pace of the game. Their first dangerous opportunity came in the 15th minute, when Javier López forced a good save out of Lucero Álvarez.

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Copa MX Quarterfinals: Cruz Azul vs Querétaro

copa corona mxQuerétaro beat Cruz Azul 1-3 on Wednesday night to advance to the semifinals of the Apertura 2016 Copa Corona MX.

Looking to put their home field advantage to good use, Cruz Azul game out attacking from the opening whistle. La Máquina soon found several chances, both in the run of play and from dead ball situations, but Tiago Volpi was alert in goal to keep the hosts off the board.

Querétaro was patient, settled in to the game, and began to create chances with attacks down the wings. Then, in the 27th minute, Camilo Sanvezzo was fouled in the box and the referee awarded a penalty kick.

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