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C17 Ascenso MX Quarterfinals Set

The Clausura 2017 Ascenso MX season has wrapped up and the Liguilla begins this week, with eight teams competing for the league title and the spot in the promotion playoff that comes with it.

Apertura 2016 champions Dorados de Sinaloa have qualified for the postseason again, and should they win this season’s championship as well they will earn automatic promotion to Liga MX. Otherwise, they will face this season’s winner in the promotion playoff.

The match-ups and schedule are as follows; all times Eastern, home team listed first.

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Voit Releases Official Match Ball for the Clausura 2017

Voit has introduced a new match ball for Liga MX, Ascenso MX, and the Copa MX, which will be used during the Clausura 2017 seasons. An update to last season’s Legacy, this is the Legacy Urball.

This is the new #LegacyUrball that the @LigaBancomerMX #CL2017 will be played with. Explode your game!

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Dorados de Sinaloa Win Apertura 2016 Ascenso MX

Dorados de Sinaloa beat Atlante 1-0 in Sunday’s second leg to win the Apertura 2016 Ascenso MX title with a 4-2 aggregate victory. The victory gives Dorados not just a league title, but a ticket to next year’s promotion playoff for a spot in Liga MX – and if Dorados win the Clausura 2017 title as well, they would gain automatic promotion to the first division.

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A16 Ascenso MX Quarterfinal First Leg Results

liga de ascensoThe first legs of the Apertura 2016 Ascenso MX quarterfinals saw two lower seeds earn victories. All four series, however, are separated by no more than a goal, leaving everyone still in it ahead of this weekend’s decisive second legs.

Alebrijes de Oaxaca 2-1 Celaya
The visitors took the lead in the 33rd minute through Abraham Isaí Riestra, whose header found the back of the net. But Alebrijes fought back in the second half with a 49th minute equalizer from Diego Martínez. Then, in the 69th minute, Lucero Álvarez scored from the penalty spot to give 8th-seeded Oaxaca the 2-1 victory.

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Voit Releases Official Match Ball for the Apertura 2016

Voit has introduced a new match ball to celebrate the 30-year history between Voit and the Mexican Football Federation. The ball, called Legacy, was presented with the tagline “We honor the past by reinventing the future”.

A ball that will continue making history in the @LIGABancomerMX. Meet #Legacy, the new ball of the #AP2016. 

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Liga MX in the Copa América Centenario

COPA_America_Centenario_2016_emblem_fc_cmykThe 2016 Copa América Centenario is just days away, and 34 Mexico-based players will be participating: 33 from Liga MX and one from Ascenso MX.

The 34 players come from 14 clubs and will be representing 10 countries. Mexico, of course, is the most-represented national team with 14 players; Paraguay is the second-most represented nation with four.

In terms of club representation, Tigres UANL has five players in this summer’s competition, while América, Atlas, and Monterrey have four apiece. Mineros de Zacatecas is the lone Ascenso MX side represented, with Roberto Nurse (Panama).

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Necaxa Promoted to Liga MX

logo necaxaAfter a 2-0 (3-0 aggregate) victory over FC Juárez in the Final por el Ascenso Promotion Playoff, Necaxa will be returning to the first division after a five-year absence.

FC Juárez went on the attack from the opening kick in Saturday’s second leg, looking to overturn the first-leg deficit in front of their home fans. The Bravos had the ball in the back of the net in the 23rd minute through Leandro Carrijo, but the would-be goal was disallowed for offside.

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Necaxa vs FC Júarez – Promotion Playoff First Leg Recap and Highlights

liga de ascensoNecaxa took the advantage in the 2016 Promotion Playoff with a 1-0 victory over FC Juárez in Saturday’s first leg.

The hosts had the first chance to open the scoring in the 11th minute, when Michel García’s shot from within the box beat the keeper but was cleared off the line by Héctor Morales.

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Ascenso MX 2016 Promotion Playoff Set

liga de ascensoThe winners of the Apertura 2015 and Clausura 2016 Ascenso MX campaigns will now face off in the Final por el Ascenso, the Promotion Playoff, for a spot in Liga MX.

FC Juárez won the Apertura title with a 3-1 aggregate victory over Atlante, while Necaxa took the Clausura title with a 2-0 aggregate victory over Mineros de Zacatecas.  Continue reading

Necaxa vs Mineros de Zacatecas – Final Second Leg Recap and Highlights