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A17 Copa MX Week 4 Review: Tuesday’s Games

Celaya 0-1 Monterrey (Group 2)
Monterrey remained unbeaten in the Copa MX with a 0-1 away win against Celaya. The result leaves Celaya winless in this competition. The game started out evenly, with possession shared and few clear chances at either end. In the 36th minute, Ángel Reyna came close to opening the scoring for the hosts, but he was denied by the post.

The pace picked up a bit in the second half, and Monterrey began to look the better side, particularly once Rogelio Funes Mori, Dorlan Pabón, and Carlos Sánchez were subbed on. In the 71st minute, the Rayados took the lead after Funes Mori finished off a rebound from close range to make it 0-1.

With the 0-1 win, Monterrey reaches seven points while Celaya still has one.

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A17 Copa MX Week 3 Review: Wednesday’s Games

Veracruz 1-2 León (Group 6)
León remained perfect in the Copa MX with a 1-2 away win against Veracruz. The result leaves the Tiburones Rojos still looking for their first points in the competition. A light rain and a wet field kept the game moving at a rapid pace, but it wasn’t until the half-hour mark that León took the lead. In the 31st minute, Andrés Andrade sent a cross in for Álvaro Ramos, whose header gave the visitors the 0-1 lead.

Veracruz responded on the stroke of halftime through Leandro Díaz, whose shot from the top of the box beat Édgar Hernández to make it 1-1. But La Fiera reclaimed the lead in the second half, with Andrade getting on the scoreboard himself in the 62nd minute, assissted by Maximiliano Cerato, to make it 1-2. Veracruz pushed for a second equalizer, and they came as close as hitting the post, but ultimately León held on to the lead.

With the 1-2 win, León reaches six points while Veracruz still has zero.

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A17 Copa MX Week 2 Review: Wednesday’s Games

Alebrijes de Oaxaca 1-0 Veracruz (Group 6)
Alebrijes de Oaxaca earned their first victory of the Copa MX with a 1-0 win against Veracruz. The Tiburones Rojos had the first chance of the game, with a dangerous cross into the box that David Álvarez very nearly deflected into his own net. After that, though, the hosts took control and Rodrigo Noya opened the scoring for Oaxaca in the 33rd minute.

In the second half, Alebrijes sat back to defend their lead, ceding more of the ball to the visitors. Veracruz was unable to do much with their possession, however, while Oaxaca looked dangerous on the counter. In the end, the lone goal was enough for the hosts.

With the 1-0 win, Alebrijes reach three points while Veracruz still has zero.

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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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C17 Ascenso MX Gran Final Set

The Clausura 2017 Ascenso MX semifinals produced a pair of upsets, with fourth-seeded FC Juárez and sixth-seeded Lobos BUAP advancing to the final.

The Ascenso MX final is a two-legged affair, with Lobos hosting the first leg this Wednesday and Juárez hosting the second on Saturday.

The champion will then face Dorados de Sinaloa, the Apertura 2016 winner, for promotion to Liga MX.

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Copa MX Quarterfinals: Chivas de Guadalajara vs FC Juárez

Chivas de Guadalajara earned a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over FC Juárez in their Copa MX quarterfinal game.

Lucas da Silva opened the scoring for the Bravos in the 30th minute, when he finished off a corner kick to make it 0-1 for the visitors.

Chivas pushed for a tying goal and Carlos Fierro nearly found one on a pair of occasions, but he first sent his shot wide and then was denied by a great save by Cirilo Saucedo.

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Clausura 2017 Copa MX Quarterfinals Set

The first knockout round of the Clausura 2017 Copa MX is in the books and eight teams are still in the running for the tournament title.

The winners from the round of sixteen have now been paired up for the quarterfinals, which will feature seven Liga MX teams and one from Ascenso MX.

The quarterfinal match-ups are as follows:

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Copa MX Round of 16: Querétaro vs FC Juárez

FC Juárez defeated Querétaro 4-1 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in regulation.

The hosts took the lead in the 34th minute, when Camilo Sanvezzo headed home a corner kick from Kevin Gutiérrez to make it 1-0.

Juárez pressed forward after falling behind, but Querétaro stood firm defensively, and it looked like the Gallos Blancos would hold on for victory by the minimum difference.

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C17 Copa MX Week 6 Review: Tuesday’s Games

copa corona mxVenados 1-1 Atlante (Group 6)
Venados earned their first point of the Copa MX in their final game of the tournament with a 1-1 draw with Atlante. The result leaves Atlante needing several other results to go their way in order to advance. The visitors looked the better side for long stretches of the game, but Venados defended valiantly and prevented the Potros from getting the win they needed.

Then, late in the second half, the hosts took the lead from the penalty spot. Fernando Herrera was called for a foul on Freddy Martín, and Leandro Navarro converted the spot kick to make it 1-0 in the 72nd minute. But Atlante quickly found a response, with Óscar Uscanga tying the game 1-1 in the 76th minute.

With the 1-1 draw, Venados reach one point while Atlante reaches five.

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C17 Copa MX Week 4 Review: Wednesday’s Games

copa corona mxNecaxa 1-2 Jaguares de Chiapas (Group 5)
Necaxa took the lead but couldn’t hold it as they fell 1-2 to Jaguares de Chiapas. The result ends the Rayos’ unbeaten run in the competition, while also giving Jaguares their first victory. Necaxa started the game off well, and they took the lead in just the 8th minute. Fabián Espíndola finished off a loose ball after it rebounded against the woodwork to give the hosts the 1-0 lead.

Jaguares didn’t properly settle into the game until the second half, and even then it took a mistake by Necaxa to allow them to get on the board. Luis Miño recovered the ball at the top of the box and sent it past Yosgart Gutiérrez to make it 1-1 in the 67th minute. With the score level, the intensity of the game ratcheted up as both teams looked for a winner. Just as the game was looking destined to end 1-1, Enrique Esqueda completed the comeback for Jaguares with his 86th minute goal.

With the 1-2 win, Jaguares reach four points while Necaxa still has four.

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