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Apertura 2018 Semifinal First Legs: Where to Watch

The semifinal round of the Apertura 2018 playoffs gets underway this week with the first legs.

The semifinals are a two-legged, home-and-away series decided by aggregate score. Away goals are tiebreakers; if both the aggregate and the away goals are level, the higher seed will advance.

All times Eastern, home team listed first.

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Apertura 2018 Quarterfinal First Legs: Where to Watch

The Apertura 2018 Liguilla gets underway this Wednesday with the first legs of the quarterfinal round.

The quarterfinals are a two-legged, aggregate goals series; away goals are tiebreakers. If both the aggregate and the away goals are level at the end of the second leg, the higher seed will advance.

All times Eastern, home team listed first.

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CCL: Chivas de Guadalajara vs New York Red Bulls – First Leg Recap & Highlights

Chivas de Guadalajara picked up a 1-0 victory against the 10-man New York Red Bulls in the first leg of their 2018 CONCACAF Champions League semifinal series.

After a fairly even start to the game, Chivas took the lead thanks to a defensive miscue. Tyler Adams turned the ball over near midfield as he tried to play out of the box, with Rodolfo Pizarro quickly countering; he laid the ball off for Isaác Brizuela, who slid it into the lower corner to make it 1-0 in the 26th minute.

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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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2018 CONCACAF Semifinal First Legs: Where to Watch

The 2018 CONCACAF Champions League semifinals get underway this week, with two teams from Liga MX and two from MLS looking for a spot in the finals.

First, on Tuesday, Club América will visit Toronto FC; then, on Wednesday, Chivas de Guadalajara will host the New York Red Bulls.

The semifinals are a total goals, aggregate score series; away goals are tiebreakers.

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CCL: Seattle Sounders vs Chivas de Guadalajara – First Leg Recap and Highlights

The Seattle Sounders made their home-field advantage count as they picked up a 1-0 victory against Chivas de Guadalajara in the first leg of their 2018 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series.

The game was an end-to-end affair in the early stages as both teams looked to open the scoring. Alejandro Mayorga forced an early save out of Stefan Frei before Clint Dempsey tested Rodolfo Cota at the other end.

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CCL: Toronto FC vs Tigres UANL – First Leg Recap and Highlights

Tigres UANL took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Toronto FC came back for a 2-1 win in the first leg of their 2018 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series.

It was a frigid night in Canada and the field wasn’t in the best condition, but both teams nevertheless came out attacking as they looked to take control of the game. Sebastian Giovinco was dangerous for the hosts, but Tigres created threats of their own with Javier Aquino and Lucas Zelarayán.

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CCL: Tijuana vs New York Red Bulls – First Leg Recap and Highlights

The New York Red Bulls earned a surprise 0-2 away win against Tijuana in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series. The visitors put just three shots on target throughout the game – compared to 13 on target for Tijuana – but they made their opportunities count as they picked up two valuable away goals.

The night started off brightly for the Red Bulls, who took the lead in just the 9th minute. Damián Pérez attempted to cut out a cross, but only managed to send the ball into the path of Bradley Wright-Phillips, who made it 0-1.

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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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2018 CONCACAF Quarterfinal First Legs: Where to Watch

The 2018 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals begin this week. This round is an aggregate goals series and away goals are tiebreakers.

All four of Mexico’s entrants made it through the Round of Sixteen and will now look to advance to the semifinals. América starts the quarters off on Tuesday when they host Panama’s Tauro FC, with Tijuana hosting the New York Red Bulls later that night.

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