Apertura 2019 Week 14: Where to Watch

Jornada 14 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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CONCACAF Nations League: Mexico vs Panama – Recap & Highlights

CONCACAF Nations League logoMexico made it two wins out of two as they downed Panama 3-1 on Tuesday night. The victory moves Mexico into sole possession of first place in Group B, while Panama and Bermuda remain tied on three points.

Panama was hoping to provide a steeper test than Bermuda did this past Friday, but Mexico looked comfortable from the start. After enjoying the majority of possession, El Tri took the lead in the 28th minute through Roberto Alvarado, whose shot from the top of the box made it 1-0 for the hosts.

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CONCACAF Nations League: Mexico vs Panama – Where to Watch

CONCACAF Nations League logoThe group stage of the CONCACAF Nations League continues this week with Mexico hosting Panama in Group B play.

Mexico had their first game in the competition this past Friday, where they beat Bermuda 5-1 away. That was enough to put El Tri in first place in the group based on goal difference; Panama and Bermuda split their series last month, leaving all three teams with three points.

Mexico will now look to take definitive control of the group with a home victory in this one.

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CONCACAF Nations League: Bermuda vs Mexico – Recap & Highlights

CONCACAF Nations League logoAs expected, Mexico easily beat Bermuda in their 2019 CONCACAF Nations League opener, with El Tri running out 5-1 victors.

Mexico controlled possession from the opening whistle, but it took them 25 minutes to find the breakthrough. That was when Hirving Lozano played in Uriel Antuna, who took the ball past the onrushing keeper and knocked it into the empty net to make it 1-0 for the visitors.

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CONCACAF Nations League – Bermuda vs Mexico: Where to Watch

Mexico starts their participation in the 2019 CONCACAF Nations League this Friday with a visit to Bermuda. Mexico and Bermuda are in Group B of the tournament, alongside Panama.

The group stage started in September, where Panama and Bermuda faced off twice, splitting the series: Panama won 4-1 away on September 5th, and then Bermuda won 2-0 away on September 8th.

Mexico is expected to roll past Bermuda, but the Gombey Warriors will hope to build on their victory against Panama with a positive result here. As for El Tri, they’ll go top of the group if they win by more than one goal, and they’ll be looking to score a lot more than that here.

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Antonio Mohamed Returns to Monterrey

Monterrey has announced Antonio Mohamed as their new head coach, replacing Diego Alonso.

Mohamed previously coached the Rayados from 2015-2018; he led them to the league final twice, but couldn’t win them a Liga MX title – although he did win the Apertura 2017 Copa MX with Monterrey.

The Rayados have been struggling in league play this season; they’re currently sitting 14th with five wins, seven losses, and one draw, and a home loss to rivals Tigres UANL in the Clasico Regio was the last straw for Alonso’s tenure.

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Disciplinary Report: Apertura 2019 Week 13

The Disciplinary Committee suspended eight players and one coach in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 13 games.

The standout suspension goes to América coach Miguel Herrera, who is banned for the next three games. He was given a one-game suspension for a lack of respect towards the match officials and an additional two games for profanely insulting the officials.

América will be without a player as well, as Roger Martínez was given a one-game suspension for violent conduct.

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Apertura 2019 Week 13 Standings & Statistics

Necaxa moved into first place with their 2-3 victory against Monarcas Morelia, while Veracruz remained in last after their 1-1 draw with León.

Veracruz remains the only winless team.

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

Scores
Monarcas Morelia 2-3 Necaxa
León 1-1 Veracruz
Cruz Azul 5-2 América
Tigres UANL 4-0 Santos Laguna
Tijuana 2-2 Atlas
Chivas de Guadalajara 1-1 Pumas UNAM
Toluca 1-1 Puebla
FC Juárez 1-2 Atlético San Luis
Querétaro 2-1 Monterrey

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Toluca vs Puebla – Jornada 13 Recap & Highlights

toluca pueblaPuebla took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Toluca scored late to earn a 1-1 draw. The result keeps the Diablos Rojos winless in two but unbeaten in three, while La Franja saw a two-game winning streak halted but also remain unbeaten in three.

The visitors looked the more dangerous side from the beginning, and in the 9th minute they came within inches of taking the lead when Alan Acosta hit the crossbar. Toluca had one notable chance through Felipe Pardo, which was saved well by Nikolás Vikonis, but the majority of play went Puebla’s way in the first half.

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Tijuana vs Atlas – Jornada 13 Recap & Highlights

Both teams had the lead at one time or another, but in the end – after Tijuana picked up three red cards to finish the game with just 8 players – Atlas scored a stoppage-time equalizer to tie the game 2-2. The result keeps the Xolos and the Rojinegros both unbeaten in three.

Tijuana had looked the better team to start the game, but it was Atlas who took the lead towards the end of the first half. Gibrán Lajud came off his line but didn’t get to a cross, allowing Facundo Barceló to head it into the empty net. 0-1.

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