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Semifinal Second Leg: Tigres UANL vs América – Recap and Highlights

Tigres UANL earned a 3-0 win against nine-man América in the second leg of their semifinal series to put the universitarios into the Gran Final with a 4-0 aggregate win. This will be Tigres’ third straight appearance in the final.

América came out attacking as they looked to overturn the first-leg deficit, but it was the hosts who always looked more likely to open the scoring. Tigres hit the woodwork twice, through Enner Valencia and André-Pierre Gignac, but neither team was able to find the breakthrough in the first half.

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Semifinal First Leg: América vs Tigres UANL – Recap and Highlights

A controversial penalty kick gave Tigres UANL a 0-1 away win against América in the first leg of their semifinal series.

The visiting universitarios put the pressure on from the start, with André-Pierre Gignac forcing a good save out of Agustín Marchesín in the third minute. Marchesín was then called into action against Eduardo Vargas, with the keeper making a fingertip save to keep Tigres off the board in the 12th minute.

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Quarterfinal Second Leg: América vs Cruz Azul – Recap and Highlights

In the second leg of their Clásico Joven quarterfinal series, América and Cruz Azul once again played out a high-intensity but goalless draw. With the aggregate stubbornly remaining 0-0, América advanced due to the higher seed tiebreaker.

Cruz Azul traveled to the Estadio Azteca obligated to score; a draw would be enough for them so long as they managed an away goal. La Máquina had chances, with Francisco Silva sending a free kick towards the upper left corner, only for Guido Rodríguez to head the ball clear. Later, Felipe Mora forced a good save out of Agustín Marchesín with his point-blank header.

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Quarterfinal First Leg: Cruz Azul vs América – Recap and Highlights

Despite two red cards and a penalty, neither team could find the breakthrough as the first leg of this Clásico Joven quarterfinal series finished 0-0.

Cruz Azul’s first good chance came in the 17th minute, when Gerry Flores and Édgar Mendez combined on the right. The Spaniard sent a low ball back towards the top of the box for Francisco Silva, but he couldn’t get the power on his shot and Agustín Marchesín easily scooped up the ball.

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Copa MX Semifinals: Monterrey vs América – Recap and Highlights

Monterrey booked their spot in the Gran Final of the Apertura 2017 Copa MX after beating América 3-0 on penalties following a 0-0 draw in regulation.

Both teams came out attacking, and the Rayados looked to make their home-field advantage count. Early on, Dorlan Pabón hit the crossbar as Monterrey came close to taking the lead.

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Femenil Semifinals: América vs Chivas de Guadalajara – Second Leg

América came from two goals down on the night to tie Chivas de Guadalajara 2-2, but the Águilas couldn’t overcome the first-leg deficit as they fell 6-4 on aggregate in the Liga MX Femenil semifinals.

The visitors came into this game with a 4-2 aggregate lead, and it didn’t take long for them to add to it. In the 9th minute, Brenda Viramontes pounced on a defensive miscue – a badly mis-hit clearance – to make it 1-0 (5-2) in favor of Chivas.

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Disciplinary Report: Apertura 2017 Week 16

The Disciplinary Committee has suspended one player and completed an investigation in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 16 games.

The lone suspension goes to Diego Valdés of Monarcas Morelia, who will miss La Monarquía’s final regular-season game for a lack of respect towards the match officials.

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América vs Puebla – Jornada 16 Recap and Highlights

América took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Puebla came back for a 1-1 draw. The result ends a two-game losing streak for the Águilas, but keeps them winless in three, while extending Puebla’s unbeaten streak to two games.

América was looking to lock up their spot in the playoffs, and they started the game strongly. Their first good chance came in the 13th minute when Carlos Darwin Quintero sent in a cross for Oribe Peralta, but his header crashed against the crossbar.

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Femenil Semifinals: Chivas de Guadalajara vs América – First Leg

In the first leg of their Apertura 2017 Liga MX Femenil semifinal, Chivas de Guadalajara came from behind to beat América 4-2.

The Águilas opened the scoring in the 29th minute with league-leading goalscorer Lucero Cuevas scoring from inside the box to make it 0-1 for the visitors. Three minutes later, América made it 0-2 as Daniela Espinosa finished off a through-ball to give the Águilas what looked like a comfortable lead.

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Copa MX Quarterfinals: América vs Querétaro – Recap and Highlights

América took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Querétaro came back for a 1-1 draw in this Copa MX quarterfinal. The Águilas ultimately triumphed from the penalty spot, however, as they beat the Gallos Blancos 2-0 in the shootout to advance to the semifinals.

América opened the scoring in the 13th minute through Oribe Peralta, whose header beat Tiago Volpi to make it 1-0.

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