Category Archives: Clausura 2018

Clausura 2019 Copa MX Semifinals Set

The quarterfinal round of the Copa MX wrapped up this week, with three teams from Liga MX and one from Ascenso MX advancing to the semifinals. Pumas UNAM, Tijuana, América, and FC Juárez will now look to move on to the Gran Final itself.

Quarterfinal Results
Pumas UNAM 3-0 Dorados de Sinaloa
Monarcas Morelia 0-1 Tijuana
América 2-0 Chivas de Guadalajara
FC Juárez 2-2 Veracruz; Juárez won 3-1 on penalties

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Monarcas Morelia vs Toluca – Jornada 1 Recap and Highlights

Monarcas Morelia took the lead but couldn’t hold it as they fell 1-3 to Toluca in the opening match of the Clausura 2019 season. The Diablos Rojos earned the away win thanks to an Enrique Triverio hat-trick.

The game was full of meaning for the hosts, as Carlos Morales played his last minutes with Morelia. The 39-year-old captain, the last remaining player from the Invierno 2000 team that won Morelia’s lone league title, was honored by the club and the fans before being subbed out in the 9th minute to bring his career to a close.

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Clausura 2018 Week 15: Where to Watch

Jornada 15 of the Liga MX Clausura 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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Necaxa Wins Clausura 2018 Copa MX

A late own-goal gave Necaxa the 1-0 victory against Toluca in the final of the Clausura 2018 Copa MX.

The Rayos lifted the trophy – their fourth cup title and their first since the 1994-95 season – in front of their home fans in a packed Estadio Victoria.

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2018 CONCACAF Champions League Final Set

It will be Liga MX vs MLS in the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League final after Chivas de Guadalajara and Toronto FC advanced out of the semis.

Chivas was held to a 0-0 draw in their second leg against the New York Red Bulls, but that result was still enough to advance El Rebaño with a 1-0 aggregate victory.

Toronto FC went to the Estadio Azteca and drew 1-1 with América, which saw them advance 4-2 on aggregate.

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Clausura 2018 Copa MX Final: Where to Watch

The champion of the Clausura 2018 Copa Corona MX will be crowned this Wednesday as Necaxa and Toluca face off in the final.

The Rayos are making their fifth appearance in the final and are looking for their fourth title; they most recently reached the final in the Clausura 2016 and last won the cup in the 1994-95 season.

Meanwhile, the Diablos Rojos are making their fourth appearance and are looking for their third title; they last reached the final in the 1988-89 season, which is also the last time they won the competition.

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2018 CONCACAF Semifinal Second Legs: Where to Watch

The 2018 CONCACAF Champions League semifinals conclude this week, with two teams from Liga MX and two from MLS looking for a spot in the finals.

The semifinals are a total goals, aggregate score series; away goals are tiebreakers.

In the first legs, Toronto FC earned a 3-1 home victory against América, while Chivas de Guadalajara also won at home with a 1-0 result against the New York Red Bulls.

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Clausura 2018 Week 14 Statistics

Toluca remained in first place with their 1-0 victory against Tigres UANL, while Lobos BUAP remained in last with their 1-0 loss to Cruz Azul.

That loss dropped the Licántropos into last place in the relegation table as Veracruz’s 0-1 victory against Chivas allowed the Tiburones Rojos to leapfrog Lobos, while relegation rivals Atlas drew and Querétaro lost.

Puebla 2-6 Pachuca
Tijuana 2-2 Atlas
Cruz Azul 1-0 Lobos BUAP
Monterrey 2-1 Pumas UNAM
León 2-3 Monarcas Morelia
Necaxa 1-1 América
Chivas de Guadalajara 0-1 Veracruz
Toluca 1-0 Tigres UANL
Santos Laguna 3-0 Querétaro

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Tijuana vs Atlas – Jornada 14 Recap and Highlights

Tijuana took a 2-0 lead but couldn’t hold it as Atlas came back for a 2-2 draw. The result keeps the Xolos winless in four while the Rojinegros are unbeaten in two but remain winless on the road this season.

The game started off well for the hosts, who took the lead in the 10th minute. Juan Lucero played in Miler Bolaños, who beat José Hernández to make it 1-0 for Tijuana.

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Puebla vs Pachuca – Jornada 14 Recap and Highlights

Pachuca took a step towards the playoff places with a comprehensive 2-6 away win against Puebla. The result snaps a four-game winless streak for the Tuzos, while the Poblanos have now lost four in a row.

Puebla had a few early chances, but Pachuca soon took control of the game. The visitors took the lead in the 22nd minute through Keisuke Honda, who received the ball in the box and fired past Moisés Muñoz to make it 0-1.  Continue reading