Category Archives: Soccer

Apertura 2019 Week 18: Where to Watch

Jornada 18 of the Liga MX Apertura 2019: 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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2019-2020 Copa MX Round of Sixteen Set

The group stage of the 2019-2020 Copa MX wrapped up this week, which means the teams advancing to the knockout rounds have been set.

In the new Copa format, the knockout rounds begin with the Round of Sixteen and consist of two-game, total-goals series. The knockout rounds will begin in late January, since the Copa now runs only once a year: group stage in the Apertura and knockout rounds in the Clausura.

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Disciplinary Report: Apertura 2019 Week 17

Banner image of a red card and yellow card with the caption DISCIPLINARY REPORTThe Disciplinary Committee has suspended two players and two coaches in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 17 games.

On the playing side, Pedro Álvarez of Atlético San Luis was given a one-game suspension for receiving two yellow cards in the same game, while Jown Anderson of León was suspended one game for serious foul play.

On the coaching side, Miguel Herrera of América was given a one-game suspension for deliberately leaving the technical area for the purpose of provoking or escalating a situation, while Jorge Almanda of Santos Laguna was suspended one game for deliberately leaving the technical area to disagree with or protest the decision of one of the referees.

Apertura 2019 Week 17 Standings & Statistics

Santos Laguna remained in first place with their 1-2 win against América, while Veracruz remained in last despite their 1-1 draw with Monterrey.

Santos Laguna has locked up a playoff spot, while FC Juárez, Toluca, Puebla, and Veracruz are all mathematically eliminated from contention.

In the relegation fight, Veracruz remained in last place in the Tabla de Cociente with their draw, while relegation rivals Querétaro also drew and San Luis, FC Juárez, and Chivas de Guadalajara all won.

Scores
Puebla 1-1 Pumas UNAM
Atlas 1-2 Atlético San Luis
Querétaro 0-0 Tigres UANL
América 1-2 Santos Laguna
Monterrey 1-1 Veracruz
Necaxa 1-2 Pachuca
Toluca 1-3 Chivas de Guadalajara
FC Juárez 3-0 Tijuana
León 1-1 Monarcas Morelia

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Apertura 2019 Week 17: Where to Watch

Jornada 17 of the Liga MX Apertura 2019: 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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Apertura 2019 Week 16 Standings & Statistics

Santos Laguna moved into first place with their 1-0 win against Querétaro, while Veracruz remained in last despite their 1-0 win against Puebla

Veracruz remained in last place in the Tabla de Cociente as well, while relegation rivals San Luis, FC Juárez, Chivas de Guadalajara, and Querétaro all also lost. 

Scores
Santos Laguna 1-0 Querétaro
Veracruz 1-0 Puebla
Atlético San Luis 0-1 América
Pumas UNAM 5-1 Atlas
Pachuca 2-3 Monterrey
Chivas de Guadalajara 0-1 Tijuana
Tigres UANL 1-0 Toluca
Monarcas Morelia 6-1 FC Juárez
Cruz Azul 1-0 León

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Monarcas Morelia vs FC Juárez – Jornada 16 Recap & Highlights

Monarcas Morelia badge and FC Juárez badge separated by "vs"Monarcas Morelia dominated from start to finish as they thrashed FC Juárez 6-1. The result keeps the Michoacanos unbeaten in three, while the Bravos have now lost two in a row.

The hosts came out attacking and they threatened in the 3rd minute, when Miguel Ángel Sansores saw his shot knocked out for a corner kick. From that ensuing corner, Sebastián Vegas scored to give Morelia the 1-0 lead in just the 4th minute.

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Tigres UANL vs Toluca – Jornada 16 Recap & Highlights

Tigres UANL earned a victory by the minimum difference over 10-man Toluca on Wednesday night. The result keeps the universitarios unbeaten in five, while the Diablos Rojos saw their own five-game unbeaten streak halted.

There were chances at both ends from the beginning, but when Tigres thought they had found the breakthrough, André-Pierre Gignac’s would-be goal was disallowed for a foul in the build-up. Toluca had opportunities as well, but Nahuel Guzmán made several good saves to keep them off the board, including an impressive one against Emmanuel Gigliotti in the 13th minute.

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Chivas de Guadalajara vs Tijuana – Jornada 16 Recap & Highlights

Tijuana improved their positioning in the playoff race with a 0-1 victory against Chivas de Guadalajara. The result gives the Xolos back-to-back victories while El Rebaño saw their three-game unbeaten streak halted.

Chivas needed a win to keep their own playoff hopes alive, and they came out attacking as they looked for a victory in front of their home fans. But they couldn’t find a goal while they were on the front foot, and soon Tijuana grew into the game.

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Pachuca vs Monterrey – Jornada 16 Recap & Highlights

Monterrey kept their playoff hopes alive – and complicated Pachuca’s – with a 2-3 away win on Wednesday night. The result snaps a four-game winless streak for the Rayados, while the Tuzos have now lost three in a row.

Both teams came out attacking and there were chances at either end, but the visitors were the first to capitalize. In the 10th minute, Monterrey won a corner kick; Dorlan Pabón sent it toward the near post, Rodrigo Rey couldn’t make the clearance, and Nicolás Sánchez finished it off to give the Rayados the 0-1 lead.

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