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Clausura 2018 Week 9: Where to Watch

Jornada 9 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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Clausura 2018 Disciplinary Report: Week 8

The Disciplinary Committee has suspended three players and two assistant coaches and upheld a red card appeal in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 8 games.

Dieter Villalpando of Necaxa and Cris Martínez of Santos Laguna were given one-game suspensions for serious foul play, while David Cabrera of Pumas UNAM was suspended one game for using offensive or insulting language and/or gestures.

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Clausura 2018 Week 8 Statistics

América remained top of the table with their 1-1 draw against Veracruz, while Atlas remained in last with their 2-0 loss to Tigres UANL.

América remains the only unbeaten team in the Clausura 2018.

In the relegation fight, Veracruz remained last despite their 1-1 draw, while relegation rivals Puebla and Querétaro also drew and Atlas and Lobos BUAP lost.

Scores
Monarcas Morelia 2-1 Lobos BUAP
Cruz Azul 1-1 Puebla
Tigres UANL 2-0 Atlas
León 1-1 Querétaro
Tijuana 4-1 Pumas UNAM
Necaxa 3-0 Monterrey
Chivas de Guadalajara 1-1 Pachuca
Toluca 2-0 Santos Laguna
Veracruz 1-1 América

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Veracruz vs América – Jornada 8 Recap and Highlights

Veracruz took the lead but couldn’t hold it as América scored a stoppage-time goal to tie the game 1-1. The result keeps the Tiburones Rojos winless at home this season but unbeaten in two overall, while América remain unbeaten this season and at the top of the table.

The hosts suffered a setback towards the end of the first half, when goalkeeper Pedro Gallese was injured in a collision with a teammate and forced out of the game, to be replaced by Édgar Melitón Hernández.

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Toluca vs Santos Laguna – Jornada 8 Recap and Highlights

Toluca remained unbeaten at home this season with a 2-0 win against 10-man Santos Laguna. The result snaps a five-game unbeaten streak for the Laguneros, who lost the opportunity to move into first place in the table.

The Diablos Rojos took the lead in the 14th minute, when Rubens Sambueza found some space and sent in a cross for Fernando Uribe, whose header made it 1-0 for Toluca.

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Necaxa vs Monterrey – Jornada 8 Recap and Highlights

Necaxa earned their first home win of the season with a 3-0 victory against Monterrey, despite finishing the game with 10 men. The result snaps a three-game winless streak for the Rayos, while the Rayados are now winless in three.

The game started off perfectly for Necaxa, who took the lead in just the 6th minute. Roberto Alvarado sent in a cross from the right and Carlos González finished it off to make it 1-0 for the hosts.

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Chivas de Guadalajara vs Pachuca – Jornada 8 Recap and Highlights

Chivas de Guadalajara came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw against Pachuca. The result keeps El Rebaño winless at home this season – and winless in five overall – while the Tuzos remain unbeaten in three.

Chivas came out attacking as they looked for that elusive home victory, and they dominated the game in large part. Their first chance came in the 3rd minute through Rodolfo Pizarro, who sent his shot against the crossbar; two minutes later, he saw his header saved by Alfonso Blanco.

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Tijuana vs Pumas UNAM – Jornada 8 Recap and Highlights

Tijuana got back to winning ways with a comprehensive 4-1 victory against 10-man Pumas UNAM. The result ends a three-game winless streak for the Xolos, while the universitarios have now lost two in a row.

The game started off perfectly for the visitors, though, who took the lead in the first minute. Forty-six seconds after kickoff, Matías Alustiza sent a free kick into the box for Nicolás Castillo, whose header made it 0-1 for Pumas.

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León vs Querétaro – Jornada 8 Recap and Highlights

Querétaro took the lead but couldn’t hold it as León came back for a 1-1 draw. The result keeps La Fiera winless in two while the Gallos Blancos are unbeaten in three despite finishing the game with just 10 men.

The hosts had the first good chance of the game in the 7th minute, when Nacho González headed a corner kick onto the crossbar; the rebound fell to Luis Montes, but he couldn’t put it on target.

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Tigres UANL vs Atlas – Jornada 8 Recap and Highlights

Tigres UANL remained unbeaten at home this season with a 2-0 victory against Atlas. The result keeps the Rojinegros rooted to the foot of the table with their fourth straight road loss, while the universitarios snapped a three-game winless streak.

Tigres came out attacking as they looked to get back to winning ways and they had several early chances, but the final touch was lacking. Then, in the 13th minute, Juan Pablo Vigón had a chance for Atlas, but he took too long to get his shot off and the defense intervened.

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