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Chivas de Guadalajara vs Tigres UANL – Final Second Leg Recap and Highlights

Chivas de Guadalajara beat Tigres UANL 2-1 (4-3 aggregate) to claim the Clausura 2017 league title, their 12th, and prevent the universitarios from claiming the bicampeonato.

The 2-2 first leg draw left everything to play for tonight by setting up a simple winner-takes-all scenario.

The visitors had the first dangerous chance of the game in the 13th minute, when Ismael Sosa found an unmarked Jürgen Damm in the box, but Rodolfo Cota made a good save to deny Damm the opening goal.

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Liga MX Referee Assignments: Clausura 2017 Final Second Leg

The referees, assistant referees, and fourth officials for the second leg of the Clausura 2017 Gran Final.

Chivas de Guadalajara vs Tigres UANL
Referee: Luis Enrique Santander Aguirre
Assistant 1: Alberto Morin Méndez
Assistant 2: Salvador Rodríguez Gorrocino
Fourth Official: Jorge Antonio Pérez Durán

Clausura 2017 Final – Second Leg: Where to Watch

The Clausura 2017 champion will be decided on Sunday night when Chivas de Guadalajara hosts Tigres UANL in the decisive second leg of the Gran Final.

Thursday’s first leg finished in a 2-2 draw, which leaves the series delicately balanced. There are no tiebreakers in the Gran Final, so any aggregate draw will send the game to extra time and then penalties if needed; the second leg is therefore a winner-takes-all affair.

All times Eastern.

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Tigres UANL vs Chivas de Guadalajara – Final First Leg Recap and Highlights

A late brace by André-Pierre Gignac gave Tigres UANL a 2-2 draw with Chivas de Guadalajara in the first leg of the Clausura 2017 Gran Final. El Rebaño saw their 0-2 lead disappear in a three-minute span and the series is now delicately balanced ahead of the crucial second leg.

The universitarios came out looking to extend their winning streak in front of their home crowd, but Rodolfo Cota came up big for Chivas with saves on Lucas Zelarayán and Jesús Dueñas to keep the game goalless.

Then, in the 22nd minute, the visitors struck. Nahuel Guzmán couldn’t effectively clear a corner kick and Alan Pulido was there to make his former team pay, giving Chivas the 0-1 lead.

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Clausura 2017 Final – First Leg: Where to Watch

Chivas de Guadalajara and Tigres UANL will look to take the first step towards claiming the Clausura 2017 title when they face off for the first leg of the Gran Final this Thursday.

The final is a two-leg, aggregate score series; away goals are not tiebreakers. Should the aggregate be even at the end of the second leg, the final will go to extra time and then penalties if needed.

All times Eastern, home team listed first.

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Tijuana vs Tigres UANL – Semifinal Second Leg Recap and Highlights

Tigres UANL beat Tijuana 0-2 in the second leg of their semifinal series to give the universitarios the 4-0 aggregate victory and a spot in the Clausura 2017 Gran Final.

Tijuana came out looking to make their home-field advantage count as they needed to overturn the first-leg deficit against a Tigres side that has looked very dangerous in the playoffs. The Xolos found their first clear chance in the 13th minute, but Nahuel Guzmán was able to make the save on Milton Caraglio’s header.

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Clausura 2017 Final Set

The Clausura 2017 Gran Final is set, and Chivas de Guadalajara and Tigres UANL will face off for the league title.

Chivas is returning to a league final for the first time since the Apertura 2006 season, and they will be looking for their 12th title – which would tie rivals América for most league championships.

Tigres, meanwhile, is looking for their sixth league title, and they are also looking to become just the third team to win back-to-back titles in the short season era, after Pumas in the Clausura 2004/Apertura 2004 and León in the Apertura 2013/Clausura 2014 seasons.

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Chivas de Guadalajara vs Toluca – Semifinal Second Leg Recap and Highlights

Chivas de Guadalajara drew 1-1 with Toluca in the second leg of their semifinal series, resulting in a 2-2 aggregate score. With away goals level at one apiece, the higher-seed tiebreaker went into effect, putting Chivas in the final as the third seed to Toluca’s fourth.

Chivas was in the better position going into tonight, thanks to their away goal in the first leg as well as their position as the higher seed; all they needed to do was maintain the 0-0 scoreline to move on, but the hosts were eager to score a goal or two to give themselves even more security. In the 10th minute, Orbelín Pineda came close, only to be denied by the crossbar.

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Liga MX Referee Assignments: Clausura 2017 Semifinal Second Legs

The referees, assistant referees, and fourth officials for the second legs of the Clausura 2017 semifinals.

Chivas de Guadalajara vs Toluca
Referee: Luis Enrique Santander Aguirre
Assistant 1: José Luis Camargo Callado
Assistant 2: Juan Joel Rangel Maya
Fourth Official: Paul Enrique Delgadillo Haro

Tijuana vs Tigres UANL
Referee: Jorge Antonio Pérez Durán
Assistant 1: Alberto Morin Méndez
Assistant 2: Andrés Hernández Delgado
Fourth Official: Erick Yair Miranda Galindo

Clausura 2017 Semifinals – Second Legs: Where to Watch

The Clausura 2017 finalists will be determined this Sunday as Toluca, Chivas de Guadalajara, Tijuana, and Tigres UANL play the second legs of their semifinal series.

This is a total goals, aggregate score series; away goals are tiebreakers. Should both the aggregate and the away goals be tied at the end of a series, the higher seed will advance.

First leg results
Toluca 1-1 Chivas de Guadalajara
Tigres UANL 2-0 Tijuana

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