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Chivas de Guadalajara vs Tigres UANL – Final Second Leg Recap and Highlights

Chivas de Guadalajara beat Tigres UANL 2-1 (4-3 aggregate) to claim the Clausura 2017 league title, their 12th, and prevent the universitarios from claiming the bicampeonato.

The 2-2 first leg draw left everything to play for tonight by setting up a simple winner-takes-all scenario.

The visitors had the first dangerous chance of the game in the 13th minute, when Ismael Sosa found an unmarked Jürgen Damm in the box, but Rodolfo Cota made a good save to deny Damm the opening goal.

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Chivas de Guadalajara Wins 12th League Title

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Chivas de Guadalajara beat Tigres UANL 2-1 (4-3 aggregate) to win the Clausura 2017 league title.

El Rebaño entered the Liguilla as the third seed, and they defeated sixth-seeded Atlas and fourth-seeded Toluca in the quarter- and semi- finals, respectively, to set up a meeting with seventh-seeded Tigres in the Gran Final.

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Lobos BUAP Promoted to Liga MX

After a 2-2 draw with Dorados de Sinaloa, which gave Lobos BUAP a 3-2 aggregate victory in the Final por el Ascenso promotion playoff, the licántropos have earned promotion to Liga MX for the first time in their history.

Dorados were looking to overturn their first-leg deficit, and it look them less than a minute to tie the aggregate. Moisés Velasco sent in a corner kick that Francisco Canales failed to deal with and the ball nestled into the back of the net. 1-0 on the night and 1-1 on aggregate.

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Lobos BUAP Win Clausura 2017 Ascenso MX

Lobos BUAP beat FC Juárez 1-2 in Saturday’s Gran Final second leg to win the Clausura 2017 Ascenso MX title with a 4-2 aggregate victory. The victory gives Lobos not just a league title, but also a ticket to the promotion playoff against Dorados de Sinaloa for a spot in Liga MX.

Lobos had picked up a 2-1 home victory in the first leg, and they looked to hold that advantage here, while the Bravos pressed forward as they looked to tie the aggregate.

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Pachuca Wins Liga MX Femenil Cup

Pachuca won the inaugural Liga MX Femenil cup competition with a comprehensive 9-1 thrashing of Tijuana. The scoreline is especially impressive given that the Torneo de Copa featured shorter games, with 35- rather than 45-minute halves.

The Xolas had not conceded a single goal during the three-game group stage, but it took the Tuzas just two minutes to find the breakthrough here. Berenice Muñoz scored almost as soon as the game began by tapping in a low cross, and Pachuca added to their lead just minutes later when Yamile Franco converted a penalty kick to make it 2-0 in the 6th minute.

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CCL: Pachuca vs Tigres UANL – Final Second Leg Recap and Highlights

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Pachuca won their fifth CONCACAF Champions League title with a 1-0 (2-1 aggregate) victory against Tigres UANL in the 2016-17 CCL final.

The 1-1 draw in the first leg left everything to play for tonight; Pachuca had the slight advantage of an away goal, meaning that it was Tigres who were obligated to score tonight. Although the Tuzos had the better of the run of play for most of the first half, the universitarios found two very good chances, both through André-Pierre Gignac.

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Copa MX Final: Chivas de Guadalajara vs Monarcas Morelia

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Chivas de Guadalajara earned their fourth Copa MX title with a penalty shootout win against Monarcas Morelia. After 90 goalless minutes, Miguel Jiménez became the hero as he saved three straight penalties to give Chivas the 3-1 shootout victory.

Morelia had the first clear chance of the game through Gabriel Lezcano, but his shot from outside the box went just over the crossbar. After that, Chivas began to control the run of play, although Morelia’s well-organized defense limited Guadalajara primarily to shots from mid- and long- range.

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Tigres UANL Win Fifth League Title

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Tigres UANL defeated América on penalties after a 2-2 aggregate draw to win the Apertura 2016 league title.

The universitarios entered the Liguilla as the third seed, and they defeated sixth-seeded Pumas UNAM and seventh-seeded Necaxa in the quarter- and semi- finals, respectively, to set up a meeting with fifth-seeded América in the Gran Final.

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Tigres UANL vs América – Gran Final Second Leg Recap and Highlights

tigres americaAfter 120 minutes of insanity, Liga-MX-style, Tigres UANL were crowned champions of the Apertura 2016 after defeating América on penalties. A 0-0 draw in regulation (1-1 aggregate) sent the match to extra time, which finished 1-1 (2-2 aggregate) to send it all to penalties.

Nahuel Guzmán then made three straight saves in the shootout as Tigres won the title from the spot, 3-0.

The game was hard-fought from the opening whistle, with neither Tigres nor América willing to give an inch. The hosts had the best chance of the first half through Javier Aquino, who forced Moisés Muñoz into a spectacular save just past the half-hour mark.

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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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