Category Archives: Soccer

Monterrey vs Necaxa – Jornada 9 Recap & Highlights

Necaxa moved into first place in the table – pending the rest of this weekend’s results – with a 0-2 away win against 10-man Monterrey. The result gives the Rayos back-to-back wins and keeps them unbeaten in five while the Rayados have now lost two in a row.

Monterrey went into this one unbeaten at home in the Apertura, but they were unable to keep that streak alive. The hosts were uncharacteristically ineffectual in the first half, while Necaxa created dangerous chances such as when Mauro Quiroga hit the crossbar.

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Tijuana vs Tigres UANL – Jornada 9 Recap & Highlights

Tigres UANL took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Tijuana scored a stoppage-time penalty to tie it up 1-1 in this game that finished 10 vs 10. The result keeps the Xolos unbeaten at home this season, but winless in two overall, while the universitarios are unbeaten in seven but have now drawn five straight games.

The visitors started the game off strongly and kept the ball in their attacking third. In the 9th minute, Lucas Zelarayán forced a good save out of Manuel Gibrán Lajud; then, in the 17th, Julián Velázquez cleared the ball off the line to prevent Zelarayán from opening the scoring.

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Veracruz vs Cruz Azul – Jornada 9 Recap & Highlights

Neither team could find the breakthrough in this one as Veracruz and Cruz Azul settled for a 0-0 draw. The result extends the Tiburones Rojos’ historic unbeaten streak to 34 games, but at least brings their six-game losing streak to a halt, while La Máquina remains unbeaten in two but winless in four.

Both teams were debuting coaches in this one, with Enrique López Zarza taking the helm at Veracruz and Robert Siboldi replacing Pedro Caixinha for Cruz Azul. The visitors looked the better team from the beginning and they attacked insistently in search of the breakthrough.

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Puebla vs Atlético San Luis – Jornada 9 Recap & Highlights

Gustavo Matosas got his tenure as Atlético San Luis coach off to a good start with a 1-3 away victory against Puebla. The result gives the Potosinos back-to-back wins and keeps them unbeaten in five while La Franja is now winless in two.

San Luis came out attacking and it took the visitors just two minutes to open the scoring. Luis Reyes brought the ball down the left side and cut it back from the end line for Nicolás Ibáñez, who was unmarked at the top of the six-yard box for an easy finish. 0-1.

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Apertura 2019 Week 9: Where to Watch

Jornada 9 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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Robert Siboldi Named Coach of Cruz Azul

Following the departure of Pedro Caixinha, Cruz Azul’s vice presidents, Víctor Garcés and Alfredo Alvarez, announced Robert Dante Siboldi as the new head coach.

After that announcement, Ricardo Peláez, the club’s sporting director, tendered his resignation, feeling that the vice presidents had usurped his authority by naming the new coach without his input.

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Alfonso Sosa Out at Atlético San Luis

Atlético San Luis has announced the departure of Alfonso Sosa and his coaching staff.

The timing has raised some eyebrows as San Luis enters the FIFA break on the back of a 0-2 away win on Saturday; the club is in 10th place overall in the table, with 11 points from seven games.

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Enrique López Zarza New Coach of Veracruz

Following the resignation of Enrique Meza, Veracruz has named Enrique López Zarza the new coach of the struggling club.

The Tiburones Rojos are in the midst of a record-setting 34-game winless streak; they haven’t won in more than a calendar year, and have gone through five coaches in that span.

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2019-2020 Copa MX Jornada 4: Where to Watch

The revamped Copa MX continues this week with the second round of group stage games.

Current standings can be found here.

All times Eastern, home team listed first.

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Cruz Azul Parts Ways with Pedro Caixinha

Cruz Azul has announced the departure of coach Pedro Caixinha “by mutual agreement” following La Máquina’s 1-1 draw with Chivas de Guadalajara on Saturday.

The Portuguese coach has been with the club since the Clausura 2018 season and oversaw a total of 86 games in all competitions. He had a record of 40 wins, 21 losses, and 25 draws. Under Caixinha, Cruz Azul won the Apertura 2018 Copa MX and the 2019 SuperCopa MX; they also reached the Apertura 2018 league final.

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