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Ascenso MX Clausura 2016 Quarterfinal First Leg Recaps

liga de ascensoThe first legs of the Ascenso MX quarterfinals were held this Wednesday, and Necaxa, Celaya, and Mineros de Zacatecas took the advantage heading into Saturday’s second legs.

Correcaminos 0-1 Necaxa
Correcaminos started the game with the majority of possession, but they couldn’t create any good goalscoring opportunities. Then the visitors struck early through Rodrigo Prieto, who finished off a cross from Xabi Báez in the 11th minute to give Necaxa the lead. Necaxa had several good chances to extend their lead, but goalkeeper Daniel Vogel kept the difference to the minimum. Then, in the 90th minute, Correcaminos nearly tied it through Hugo Sánchez, only for Yosgart Gutiérrez to make an impressive save.  Continue reading

C16 Copa MX Review: Group 1 Game 5

copa corona mxLeones Negros 0-1 FC Juárez
FC Juárez earned a 0-1 away win over Leones Negros on Tuesday night to lift them above the UdeG in the group table. The visitors started the game off better and they took the lead from the penalty spot in the 14th minute. Nelson Maz converted the PK to give the Bravos the lead. Continue reading

C16 Copa MX Review: Group 5 Game 5

copa corona mxVeracruz 1-0 Jaguares de Chiapas
Veracruz made an early goal stand up as they defeated Jaguares de Chiapas 1-0 on Tuesday night. The loss keeps Jaguares winless in the Copa MX and Chiapas will finish out the group stage playing solely for pride, as they are mathematically unable to reach the next round. Continue reading

C16 Copa MX Review: Group 2 Game 5

copa corona mxMurciélagos 0-2 Coras Tepic
A pair of headers gave Coras Tepic the 0-2 away win against Murciélagos, keeping them in the hunt for a quarterfinal spot. Coras took the initiative from the opening whistle, while Murciélagos sat back to absorb the pressure and tried to play on the counterattack. Moments before halftime, the visitors took the lead through Mateus Goncalves, who headed home a cross from Hernán Cristante to make it 0-1. Continue reading

C16 Copa MX Review: Group 3 Game 5

copa corona mxSan Luis 2-0 Celaya
San Luis kept Celaya winless in the Copa MX with a 2-0 victory on Tuesday night. The visitors had the first good chance of the game, in the 29th minute, but they hit the crossbar. San Luis opened the scoring soon after when Leonardo Villagra converted a penalty kick in the 34th minute. Continue reading

C16 Copa MX Review: Group 4 Game 5

copa corona mxMineros de Zacatecas 2-2 Necaxa
In an entertaining game where both teams had the lead at one time or another, Mineros de Zacatecas and Necaxa settled for a 2-2 draw. The visitors opened the scoring in the 23rd minute through Óscar Fernández, who sent his shot from distance into the left-hand corner to make it 0-1. But Mineros found the equalizer from the penalty spot in the 58th minute, with Raúl Enríquez converting the spot kick. Continue reading

C16 Copa MX Review: Group 6 Game 5

copa corona mxAtlante 2-0 Venados
Atlante surprised group leaders Venados with a 2-0 win on Tuesday night. After a hard-fought first half with few clear chances for either team, the home side took the lead just five minutes after the break. In the 50th minute, Antonio López gave the Potros the 1-0 lead with his powerful shot. Continue reading

Copa MX Referee Assignments: C16 Llave 3 First Legs

copa corona mxThe referees, assistant referees, and fourth officials for the first legs of the Clausura 2016 Copa MX Llave 3.

Leones Negros vs FC Juárez
Referee: Jesús Bisguerra Mendiola
Assistant 1: Enrique Isaác Bustos Díaz
Assistant 2: Enrique Martínez Sandoval
Fourth Official: Aldo Cano Martínez

Veracruz vs Jaguares de Chiapas
Referee: Marco Antonio Ortiz Nava
Assistant 1: José Santana Martínez
Assistant 2: José de Jesús Baños Caballero
Fourth Official: Ángel Monroy Bello

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Copa MX Disciplinary Report: C16 Llave 2 First Legs

disciplinary reportThe Disciplinary Committee has suspended three players and opened an investigation into a team in the aftermath of the third round of games in the Clausura 2016 Copa MX.

Jonathan Sánchez of Alebrijes de Oaxaca and Marco Torsiglieri of Monarcas Morelia were suspended one game for serious foul play, while Óscar Suárez of León earned his own one-game suspension for picking up two yellow cards in a single game.  Continue reading

C16 Copa MX Review: Group 2 Game 3

copa corona mxTijuana 3-2 Coras Tepic
Tijuana defeated Coras Tepic 3-2 in a hard-fought game in the Estadio Caliente. The Xolos opened the scoring through Elío Castro, who finished off the rebound from a shot by Dayro Moreno. Then, in the 30th minute, Gabriel Hauche made it 2-0 for the hosts. Continue reading