Superlíder León continued their good form by beating Tijuana 5-2 on aggregate to easily advance, while América split their series with rivals Cruz Azul, but triumphed 3-2 on aggregate to become the lone lower seed to move on.
Tigres UANL and Monterrey both advanced based on their position in the table after aggregate draws in the quarterfinals; Tigres tied Pachuca 2-2, while Monterrey tied Necaxa 1-1. The two will now face each other as the Liguilla produces another Clásico series.
The first legs of the semifinals are expected to be played between May 15-16, with the return legs coming on May 18-19. The exact dates and times will be announced on Monday.
The semifinal pairings are as follows:
León (1) vs América (5)
Tigres UANL (2) vs Monterrey (3)
Update: The complete semifinal schedule is as follows:
Playoffs – Liguilla – Semifinal First Legs
Wednesday, May 15
Monterrey (3) vs Tigres UANL (2) – 10:06 PM – Fox Deportes
Thursday, May 16
América (5) vs León (1) – 9:30 PM – Univision Deportes / FuboTV
Playoffs – Liguilla – Semifinal Second Legs
Saturday, May 18
Tigres UANL (2) vs Monterrey (3) – 8:00 PM – Univision Deportes / FuboTV
Sunday, May 19
León (1) vs América (5)- 9:06 PM – Univision Deportes / FuboTV