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CCL: Toronto vs América – Semifinal First Leg Recap and Highlights

Toronto FC picked up a 3-1 victory against América in the first leg of their 2018 CONCACAF Champions League semifinal series on a cold, rainy night at BMO Field.

The hosts opened the scoring early on from the penalty spot. In the 8th minute, Edson Álvarez was called for bringing down Sebastian Giovinco in the box, and the Italian stepped up to take the ensuing penalty kick. He sent Agustín Marchesín the wrong way to give Toronto the 1-0 lead.

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América vs Toluca – Jornada 12 Recap and Highlights

América took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Toluca came back for a 1-2 away win. The result ends the Águilas’ season-long unbeaten streak while the Diablos Rojos have now won five in a row.

The game started off perfectly for the hosts, who took the lead in just the 2nd minute. Jérémy Ménez played in Renato Ibarra, who beat Alfredo Talavera one-on-one to make it 1-0 for América.

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CCL: Tauro FC vs América – Second Leg Recap and Highlights

América earned a 1-3 away victory over Tauro FC to put the Águilas comfortably into the semifinals of the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League with a 7-1 aggregate win.

After winning 4-0 in the first leg, América was firmly in control of this series – and the only Liga MX team to go into the second leg with an aggregate lead. When the Águilas scored just six minutes into this game to give them an away goal as well, there was no way back for Tauro.

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Disciplinary Report: Clausura 2018 Week 11

The Disciplinary Committee has suspended six players, upheld a red card appeal, and opened an investigation in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 11 games.

The standout suspension goes to Nicolás Sánchez of Monterrey, who will miss the next two games due to serious foul play, while Paul Aguilar of América was given a one-game suspension for the same reason.

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América vs León – Jornada 11 Recap and Highlights

América ended a three-game winless streak with a 2-0 victory against León. The result keeps the Águilas unbeaten this season, while La Fiera has now lost four road games in a row.

América had the better of the chances early on, with Cecilio Domínguez trying his luck in the 7th minute, although Guillermo Burdisso was able to block the shot. León, meanwhile, struggled to generate much in the final third with the absences of Mauro Boselli and Elías Hernández.

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CCL: América vs Tauro FC – First Leg Recap and Highlights

América took a commanding 4-0 lead in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series against Tauro FC.

The Panamanians came to the Azteca to defend, and it took América a little time to find the breakthrough. But in the 19th minute, Joe Corona gave the hosts the lead with a left-footed shot from the top of the box.

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Chivas de Guadalajara vs América – Jornada 10 Recap and Highlights

It was honors even in the Clausura 2018 edition of the SuperClásico as Chivas de Guadalajara and América played out a 1-1 draw. The result keeps El Rebaño winless at home this season and winless in seven overall while the Águilas remain unbeaten but are now winless in three.

Chivas had one of their best performances of the season here as they raised their level of play for the rivalry game. They came out attacking, looked dangerous, and took the lead in the 21st minute.

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2018 CONCACAF Quarterfinals Set

Eight teams have advanced out of the Round of Sixteen of the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League, and the confederation has announced the schedule for the quarterfinals.

All four of Mexico’s entrants advanced – América, Chivas de Guadalajara, Tigres UANL, and Tijuana – and they were joined by three MLS teams and Panama’s Tauro FC.

The complete quarterfinal schedule is as follows; all times Eastern, home team listed first.

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CCL: América vs Saprissa – Second Leg Recap and Highlights

América drew 1-1 with Saprissa in the second leg of their 2018 CONCACAF Champions League Round of Sixteen series, which was more than enough to put the Águilas into the quarterfinals with a 6-2 aggregate win.

The Costa Ricans were facing an uphill battle to get back into this series after a 5-1 loss in the first leg, and América gave them no time to do so: the Águilas opened the second-leg scoring in just the first minute of the game.

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2018 CONCACAF Round of Sixteen First Legs: Where to Watch

The revamped 2018 CONCACAF Champions League kicks off this week with the first legs of the round of sixteen.

The new CCL format has done away with the group stage and will be a straight knockout format throughout the competition. The round of sixteen is a home-and-away, two-legged aggregate goals series. Away goals are tiebreakers.

Mexico’s qualifiers are Tigres UANL, América, Tijuana, and Chivas de Guadalajara, and they will be facing, respectively, Costa Rica’s Herediano, Costa Rica’s Saprissa, Honduras’s Motagua, and the Dominican Republic’s Cibao FC.

All times Eastern, home team listed first.

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