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Tigres UANL vs Pachuca – Jornada 18 Recap & Highlights

Despite numerous chances at both ends, neither Tigres UANL nor Pachuca could find the breakthrough as this one finished 0-0. The result puts Pachuca’s playoff hopes in jeopardy, while Tigres were already assured a spot in the upcoming Liguilla.

The goalkeepers were the stars of the game, with both Nahuel Guzmán and Rodrigo Rey making impressive stops to preserve their respective clean sheets. Tigres had the majority of possession in the first half, but Pachuca – who needed the win more urgently – kept the pressure on and had a chance or two on the break.

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Tijuana vs Monterrey – Jornada 18 Recap & Highlights

Monterrey beat 10-man Tijuana 0-4 away to keep their playoff hopes alive while complicating Tijuana’s. The result keeps the Rayados unbeaten in four while the Xolos have now lost two in a row.

The game changed in the 21st minute, when, after VAR review, Jordan Silva was red-carded for a foul on Rogelio Funes Mori in the box. Not only were Tijuana down to 10, but they were facing a penalty kick. Nicolas Sánchez put away the spot kick to make it 0-1 for Monterrey.

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Veracruz vs América – Jornada 18 Recap & Highlights

América locked up their spot in the playoffs in their final regular season game – they have a bye next week – with a 0-5 thumping of Veracruz. The result gives the Águilas three wins in their last four, while the Tiburones Rojos are winless in two.

The visitors were the better team from the beginning and it didn’t take long for their dominance to pay off. The usually assured Sebastián Jurado gifted them the opening goal in the 18th minute, when he came out to punch away a corner and missed the contact; the ball fell to Bruno Valdez, who put it away to make it 0-1.

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Monarcas Morelia vs Puebla – Jornada 18 Recap & Highlights

Monarcas Morelia took a huge step toward clinching a playoff berth with a 3-2 victory against Puebla. The result keeps the Monarquía unbeaten in five, while the Poblanos are now winless in six.

The game started off perfectly for the hosts, who took the lead immediately following kickoff. Just 29 seconds into the game, Miguel Ángel Sansores finished off a low cross at the top of the six-yard box to make it 1-0 for Morelia with the fifth-fastest goal in league history.

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2019-2020 Copa MX Round of Sixteen Set

The group stage of the 2019-2020 Copa MX wrapped up this week, which means the teams advancing to the knockout rounds have been set.

In the new Copa format, the knockout rounds begin with the Round of Sixteen and consist of two-game, total-goals series. The knockout rounds will begin in late January, since the Copa now runs only once a year: group stage in the Apertura and knockout rounds in the Clausura.

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Disciplinary Report: Apertura 2019 Week 17

Banner image of a red card and yellow card with the caption DISCIPLINARY REPORTThe Disciplinary Committee has suspended two players and two coaches in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 17 games.

On the playing side, Pedro Álvarez of Atlético San Luis was given a one-game suspension for receiving two yellow cards in the same game, while Jown Anderson of León was suspended one game for serious foul play.

On the coaching side, Miguel Herrera of América was given a one-game suspension for deliberately leaving the technical area for the purpose of provoking or escalating a situation, while Jorge Almanda of Santos Laguna was suspended one game for deliberately leaving the technical area to disagree with or protest the decision of one of the referees.

Monarcas Morelia vs FC Juárez – Jornada 16 Recap & Highlights

Monarcas Morelia badge and FC Juárez badge separated by "vs"Monarcas Morelia dominated from start to finish as they thrashed FC Juárez 6-1. The result keeps the Michoacanos unbeaten in three, while the Bravos have now lost two in a row.

The hosts came out attacking and they threatened in the 3rd minute, when Miguel Ángel Sansores saw his shot knocked out for a corner kick. From that ensuing corner, Sebastián Vegas scored to give Morelia the 1-0 lead in just the 4th minute.

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Tigres UANL vs Toluca – Jornada 16 Recap & Highlights

Tigres UANL earned a victory by the minimum difference over 10-man Toluca on Wednesday night. The result keeps the universitarios unbeaten in five, while the Diablos Rojos saw their own five-game unbeaten streak halted.

There were chances at both ends from the beginning, but when Tigres thought they had found the breakthrough, André-Pierre Gignac’s would-be goal was disallowed for a foul in the build-up. Toluca had opportunities as well, but Nahuel Guzmán made several good saves to keep them off the board, including an impressive one against Emmanuel Gigliotti in the 13th minute.

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Chivas de Guadalajara vs Tijuana – Jornada 16 Recap & Highlights

Tijuana improved their positioning in the playoff race with a 0-1 victory against Chivas de Guadalajara. The result gives the Xolos back-to-back victories while El Rebaño saw their three-game unbeaten streak halted.

Chivas needed a win to keep their own playoff hopes alive, and they came out attacking as they looked for a victory in front of their home fans. But they couldn’t find a goal while they were on the front foot, and soon Tijuana grew into the game.

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Pachuca vs Monterrey – Jornada 16 Recap & Highlights

Monterrey kept their playoff hopes alive – and complicated Pachuca’s – with a 2-3 away win on Wednesday night. The result snaps a four-game winless streak for the Rayados, while the Tuzos have now lost three in a row.

Both teams came out attacking and there were chances at either end, but the visitors were the first to capitalize. In the 10th minute, Monterrey won a corner kick; Dorlan Pabón sent it toward the near post, Rodrigo Rey couldn’t make the clearance, and Nicolás Sánchez finished it off to give the Rayados the 0-1 lead.

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