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América vs Puebla – Jornada 10 Recap and Highlights

América bounced back from a midweek defeat with a 1-0 victory against Puebla. The result ends a two-game winless streak for the Águilas, while the Poblanos saw their four-game unbeaten streak halted.

América dominated the game, but they struggled to make anything of their possession. Mateus Uribe, Nicolás Castillo, Renato Ibarra, and Jorge Sánchez all had opportunities in the first half, but a combination of poor finishing and good goalkeeping kept the Águilas off the board.

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Monterrey vs Tigres UANL – Jornada 10 Recap and Highlights

Monterrey took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Tigres UANL came back for a 1-1 draw in the Clausura 2019 edition of the Clásico Regio. The result keeps the Rayados unbeaten this season, but it also keeps the universitarios in first place, one point ahead of their rivals.

The hosts looked the stronger team for much of the game as they put their home-field advantage to good use, although initially there were chances for both teams. Eduardo Vargas had an early opportunity for Tigres, but he couldn’t get his attempt on target; then, in the 16th minute, Rogelio Funes Mori caught the defense napping but sent his shot into Nahuel Guzmán.

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Pachuca vs Tijuana – Jornada 10 Recap and Highlights

Pachuca got back to winning ways with a comfortable 4-0 victory against Tijuana. The result keeps the Tuzos perfect at home this season, while the Xolos saw their three-game winning streak and five-game unbeaten streak brought to an abrupt halt.

The game started of well for the hosts, who came out attacking and took the lead in the 9th minute. Jaine Barreiro, who scored not one but two own-goals in Pachuca’s loss last weekend, found some redemption as he headed home a corner kick to make it 1-0 for the Tuzos.

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Atlas vs Cruz Azul – Jornada 10 Recap and Highlights

Cruz Azul continued their climb up the table with a 0-2 away win against Atlas. The result gives La Máquina back-to-back wins and keeps them unbeaten in three, while the Rojinegros have now lost five in a row.

The visitors came out attacking and had their first good chance in the 3rd minute, but Milton Caraglio couldn’t get his header on target. That was a sign of things to come, though, as Atlas was unable to deal with Cruz Azul’s pressure.

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Veracruz vs Santos Laguna – Jornada 10 Recap and Highlights

Both teams had the lead at one time or another, but in the end Veracruz and Santos Laguna had to settle for a 2-2 draw. The result leaves the Tiburones Rojos still looking for their first win of the Clausura 2019, while the Laguneros remain winless in two.

The game started off well for the hosts, as Veracruz took the lead in the 8th minute. Santos couldn’t get the ball clear and a low cross from Jefferson Murillo reached Bryan Carrasco, who sent it into the back of the net to make it 1-0 for the Tiburones.

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CCL: Houston Dynamo vs Tigres UANL – First Leg Recap and Highlights

Tigres UANL took the advantage in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series with a 0-2 away win against the Houston Dynamo.

The game was fairly even in the first half, with neither Houston nor Tigres able to take control, although the hosts had a good chance early on when Boniek García played in Alberth Elis, but he couldn’t find the target.

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Disciplinary Report: Clausura 2019 Week 9

The Disciplinary Committee has suspended six players and opened an investigation into a coach in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 9 games.

Bruno Valdez of América and Colin Kazim-Richards of Veracruz were given one-game suspensions for receiving two yellow cards in the same game, while Daniel Arreola of Puebla was suspended for yellow-card accumulation after receiving his fifth caution of the season.

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

Santos Laguna picked up a 0-2 away win against the New York Red Bulls to put them in a comfortable position in their 2019 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series.

The game didn’t start off comfortably for the visitors, as the Red Bulls came out attacking and were able to keep the ball consistently in Santos’ defensive third. However, the hosts weren’t able to convert their opportunities, with Jonathan Orozco notably denying Bradley Wright-Phillips on a one-on-one chance.

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2019 CCL Quarterfinal First Legs – Where to Watch

The 2019 CONCACAF Champions League continues this week with the quarterfinal round, and three of Mexico’s four entrants remain in contention.

Santos Laguna, Tigres UANL, and Monterrey all made it out of the Round of Sixteen, and will now all face MLS opponents in the quarterfinals: the New York Red Bulls, Houston Dynamo, and Atlanta United, respectively.

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Toluca Announces Ricardo La Volpe as New Coach

After the departure of Hernán Crisante, Toluca has announced Ricardo La Volpe as their new head coach.

The Argentinian coach has a long history in Mexican soccer, and he has history with Toluca as well; this will be his second stint in charge of the Diablos Rojos – 17 years after the first.

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