A 1-1 draw in the first leg made today’s game a winner-takes-all affair. The visitors struck first, with Roberto Nurse giving Mineros the 0-1 lead in the 30th minute. However, the Universidad de Guadalajara tied the game moments later through Jorge Mora, whose solo play ended in a goal. Continue reading
It’s all to play for in the second leg after Mineros de Zacatecas and Leones Negros drew 1-1 on Thursday night. First-seeded Leones took the lead but couldn’t hold it, and they will now look to finish off the job at home on Sunday.
The visiting Universidad de Guadalajara took the lead in the 16th minute, when Jorge Mora tried his luck from distance. Goalkeeper Carlos Velázquez couldn’t hold on to the ball and it slipped past him into the net. Continue reading
Although the dates and times of the semifinal matches won’t be revealed until Monday afternoon, the participants and pairings are known.
First-seeded Leones Negros, who had a bye in the quarterfinal round, will face sixth-seeded Mineros de Zacatecas in the semis. Mineros advanced past Cafetaleros in the quarters with a 3-2 aggregate win. Continue reading
The winner of the Clausura 2016 playoffs will face FC Juárez, the winner of the Apertura 2015 playoffs, for promotion to Liga MX.
The highest seed, Leones Negros, gets a bye to the semifinal round, leaving six teams to contest the quarterfinals as follows: Continue reading
FC Juárez 1-1 Leones Negros
FC Juárez came from behind to draw Leones Negros 1-1 on Tuesday night, which also gave them the bonus Llave point thanks to their 2-1 aggregate victory. With the draw and the bonus point, Juárez reach 12 points while Leones Negros reach eight. The result puts Juárez into the quarterfinals, while Leones are eliminated. Continue reading
Leones 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
Leones Negros is by far the most affected by the suspensions; coach Daniel Guzmán was given a one-game suspension for constantly protesting the referee crew’s decisions, while Daniel Guzmán Jr. was suspended for two games for insulting the match officials. In addition, the Universidad de Guadalajara’s Alberto García was suspended for serious foul play.
Dorados de Sinaloa 2-1 FC Juárez
Dorados de Sinaloa earned their first victory in all competitions in 2016 with a 2-1 victory over FC Juárez on Tuesday night. However, Juárez still claimed the bonus Llave point with their 3-2 aggregate victory. It was the visitors who took the lead in this one, with Mario Ortiz putting Juárez in front in the 30th minute with a precise header. Continue reading
FC Juárez 2-0 Dorados de Sinaloa
FC Juárez kept Dorados de Sinaloa winless in all competitions with a 2-0 victory on Tuesday night. The Bravos took the lead early, with Félix Micolta scoring in the 8th minute, and Dorados were never able to respond after falling behind. Continue reading
Dorados, who have yet to score in league play, took the lead in this one in the second half. Sonny Guadarrama made it 0-1 for the visitors in the 68th minute, but the Universidad de Guadalajara turned the game around with two goals in as many minutes. Continue reading