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Tigres UANL is the Clausura 2019 Champion

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Tigres UANL claimed the Clausura 2019 title after a 1-0 aggregate victory against León in the Gran Final. The championship is the 7th for the universitarios, and Ricardo Ferretti is now tied with Ignacio Trelles for most titles won by a coach. 

Tigres went into tonight’s game with the advantage after having picked up a 1-0 home win in the first leg, and that turned out to be the decisive goal as they played out a 0-0 draw in the second leg.

León, the highest-scoring team in league play, came out attacking but were frustrated by a well-organized Tigres’ defense, and were also hampered by the injury-forced substitution of Golden Boot winner Ángel Mena in the first half.

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Tigres UANL vs León – Gran Final First Leg Recap and Highlights

Tigres UANL took the advantage in the first leg of the Clausura 2019 Gran Final with a 1-0 victory against León.

Tigres came out attacking as they looked to put their home-field advantage to good use, and they had a pair of early opportunities through André-Pierre Gignac and Eduardo Vargas. At the other end, Vinicio Angulo had a chance in the 9th minute after being played in by Ángel Mena, but he couldn’t put his attempt on target.

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Clausura 2019 Final: Where to Watch

liga mxThe Clausura 2019 champion will be determined this week as León and Tigres UANL face off in the Gran Final.

Top seed León is making their 13th appearance in the final and is seeking their 8th title; their most recent championship came in the Clausura 2014 season. Second-seeded Tigres UANL is making their 12th appearance in the final and is looking for their 7th title; they won most recently in the Apertura 2017 season.

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Clausura 2019 Final Set

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The semifinals have wrapped up and the top two seeds have advanced and will now face off for the Clausura 2019 Liga MX title.

Top seed León split their semifinal series with América, winning the first leg 0-1 and losing the second by the same scoreline. With the aggregate and away goals both level, León advanced as the higher seed.

It was the same story in the other semifinal, where rivals Tigres UANL and Monterrey each won their home leg 1-0; with the aggregate level and away goals not a factor, Tigres advanced as the higher seed.

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CCL: Tigres UANL vs Monterrey – Final First Leg Recap and Highlights

In the first leg of the Clásico Regio CONCACAF Champions League final, Monterrey took the lead in the series with a narrow 0-1 away win against Tigres UANL.

Tigres’ home-field advantage proved somewhat lacking in the first half; despite the vociferous crowd in El Volcán, the visitors dominated play. Nahuel Guzmán was repeatedly called into action to deny Monterrey the opening goal, as he made saves against Rogelio Funes Mori, Dorlan Pabón, and Rofoldo Pizarro.

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2019 CCL Final First Leg: Where to Watch

The final of the 2019 CONCACAF Champions League kicks off this Tuesday with the first leg, which pits rivals Monterrey and Tigres UANL against each other for the continental championship.

The Rayados have been champions three times, in 2010-11, 2011-12, and 2012-13, while the universitarios have twice reached the final, but have never won, finishing runner-up in 2015-16 and 2016-17.

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América Wins 6th Copa MX Title

Club América beat FC Juárez by the minimum difference in the Clausura 2019 Copa MX final on Wednesday night, giving the Águilas their sixth cup title in the professional era – the most of any team.

FC Juárez came out attacking as they looked to be the first second-division side to win the title since 2012, and they had the first clear chance of the game in the 14th minute when Lucas Xavier tried his luck from distance and was inches away from opening the scoring.

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Clausura 2019 Copa MX Final: Where to Watch

The Clausura 2019 Copa MX final feature two teams looking for historic victories. FC Juárez is looking for the first Copa MX title in their history, while América is looking to break the record for most professional-era Copa MX titles.

The Bravos are the first Ascenso MX team to make the final since Oaxaca in the Clausura 2014 tournament, and will look to be the first second-tier side to win it since Dorados de Sinaloa in the Apertura 2012 tournament.

The Águilas, meanwhile, have five Copa MX titles in the professional era – tied with León – but this is their first cup final since the 1990-91 season.

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Clausura 2019 Copa MX Final Set

The dust has settled on the semifinals and the Clausura 2019 Copa MX final brings a David-and-Goliath matchup: FC Juárez vs Club América.

FC Juárez, who knocked out Pumas UNAM with a 2-0 victory in the semifinals, has never before reached the Copa MX Gran Final, while América – who advanced with a 4-0 win against Tijuana – is tied for the most cup titles in the professional era, with five.

The Bravos are the first Ascenso MX team to make the final since Oaxaca in the Clausura 2014 tournament, and will look to be the first second-tier side to win it since Dorados de Sinaloa in the Apertura 2012 tournament.

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América Wins Apertura 2018 League Title

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Club América won a record-setting 13th Liga MX title with their 2-0 aggregate victory against Cruz Azul in the Apertura 2018 Gran Final.

After a 0-0 draw in the first leg, Edson Álvarez scored twice tonight, in the 50th and 89th minutes, to give the Águilas the series lead and with it, the title.

It took 140 minutes and a mistake to break the deadlock in this Clásico Joven final. Jesús Corona tried to play the ball short out of the back to Iván Marcone, but the defender lost the ball under pressure by Oribe Peralta; he played it to Edson Álvarez, who sent it into the upper left corner to make it 1-0 for América.

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