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MLS vs Liga MX Leagues Cup Announced

A new inter-league competition between Liga MX and Major League Soccer was announced on Wednesday: the Leagues Cup.

The Leagues Cup will feature four teams from each league and will start in July. For this edition, the four Liga MX teams were selected based on recent competition results, while the four MLS teams were invited; in future editions, currently unspecified sporting criteria will determine the participants.

This year’s participants are: Club América, Cruz Azul, Tigres UANL, and Tijuana for Liga MX; and Chicago Fire, Houston Dynamo, LA Galaxy, and Real Salt Lake for MLS.

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Liga MX and MLS Announce Campeones Cup

Image result for campeones cupLiga MX and Major League Soccer have announced a new annual competition between the two leagues. The Campeones Cup will be a one-game event between the champions of the two leagues.

The Campeones Cup will debut in September, when the reigning 2017 MLS champions, Toronto FC, will host the winner of the 2018 Campeón de Campeones at BMO Field.

The Campeón de Campeones, held annually in July, is a one-game event between the winners of the most recent Apertura and Clausura Liga MX seasons. The winner of that game will face the MLS champion in this new inter-league competition.

Necaxa Signs Fabián Espíndola

Just a week after moving from DC United to the Vancouver Whitecaps, Argentinian striker Fabián Espíndola has made the move from MLS to Liga MX by signing with Necaxa.

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CCL Quarterfinal Second Legs: Where to Watch

concacaf championsThe semifinalists of the 2015-16 CONCACAF Champions League will be determined this week, with four teams from Major League Soccer and four from Liga MX playing the second legs of their quarterfinal series.

These are total goals, aggregate-score series; away goals are tiebreakers. If the aggregate and away goals are tied at the end of the second leg, the game will go to overtime and then a penalty shootout if needed. Away goals do not count as tiebreakers if scored in overtime.

The first leg results were:
Querétaro 2-0 DC United
Seattle Sounders 2-2 América
Tigres UANL 2-0 Real Salt Lake
LA Galaxy 0-0 Santos Laguna

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CCL Quarterfinal First Legs: Where to Watch

concacaf championsFour teams from Major League Soccer and four from Liga MX will face off in the 2015-16 CONCACAF Champions League Quarterfinals, which begin this Tuesday.

Liga MX has historically done better in this competition, and they have the advantage of being in midseason form; the MLS teams are still in preseason, with their first league games not scheduled until March 6th.

These are total goals, aggregate-score series; away goals are tiebreakers.
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Veracruz Signs Sebastián Saucedo on Loan

The MLS influx to Liga MX continued today with Veracruz’s announcement of the arrival of Sebastián Saucedo on loan from Real Salt Lake.

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Tijuana Signs Juninho from LA Galaxy

The mini-exodus of players making the move from MLS to Liga MX continued on Thursday with the LA Galaxy sending Juninho to Tijuana.

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Querétaro Signs Luis Gil

Official. @Luisitogil_10, U.S. national team member, is a new Gallos player. He signed for 3 years. WELCOME! 

U.S. youth international Luis Gil has left Major League Soccer to sign a three-year deal with Querétaro. Gil, 22, spent the past six years with Real Salt Lake, where he amassed 134 appearances for the Utah club and registered 11 goals and nine assists.  Continue reading

Pachuca Signs Omar González

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Pachuca had the worst defensive record in Liga MX last season, conceding 33 goals in their 17 league games. As part of their bid to improve those statistics, the Tuzos have brought in U.S. international defender Omar González from the LA Galaxy.

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Santos Laguna Signs Jorge Villafaña

After days of rumors, Santos Laguna has officially announced the signing of Jorge Villafaña. The 26-year-old left-back joins the Laguneros from the Portland Timbers in Major League Soccer, where he just helped them lift their first MLS Cup on December 6th.

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