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Monterrey vs Atlas – Jornada 11 Recap and Highlights

Monterrey moved into first place in the table with a 2-0 victory over 10-man Atlas. The win keeps the Rayados unbeaten at home this season while the Rojinegros are now winless in two.

The hosts started the game off strongly, with their first good chance coming in just the second minute. However, Dorlan Pabón was unable to put his shot on target after receiving a through ball in the box.

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Clausura 2017 Copa MX Semifinals Set

The Clausura 2017 Copa MX quarterfinals have wrapped up and four teams are still in the running for the tournament title.

It will be a Liga MX team lifting the trophy, as the last Ascenso MX representative was knocked out in the quarterfinals.

The semifinal match-ups are as follows:

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Copa MX Quarterfinals: Monterrey vs Puebla

Monterrey earned a come-from-behind 3-2 victory against Puebla in their Copa MX quarterfinal game.

The visitors took the lead just four minutes into the match, when Jerónimo Amione sent a cross in for Federico González, who made it 0-1 with his half-volley.

However, Monterrey tied it up just a minute later. In the 5th minute, Yimmi Chara found Rogelio Funes Mori, who drove into the box and roofed his shot at the near post to make it 1-1.

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Clausura 2017 Copa MX Quarterfinals Set

The first knockout round of the Clausura 2017 Copa MX is in the books and eight teams are still in the running for the tournament title.

The winners from the round of sixteen have now been paired up for the quarterfinals, which will feature seven Liga MX teams and one from Ascenso MX.

The quarterfinal match-ups are as follows:

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Disciplinary Report: Clausura 2017 Week 9

The Disciplinary Committee has suspended six players and two members of technical staffs in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 9 games.

The two most notable suspensions go to Rubens Sambueza of Toluca and Andrés Andrade of León, who are indefinitely suspended until the Committee can make a definitive ruling. Sambueza and Andrade were both involved in red-card challenges that resulted in significant injury (to Isaác Brizuela and Renato Ibarra, respectively).

The clubs of the injured players have requested the disqualification of Sambueza and Andrade for the duration of Brizuela and Ibarra’s injury layoffs.

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Copa MX Round of 16: Monterrey vs Mineros de Zacatecas

Monterrey earned a comfortable 4-0 victory over Mineros de Zacatecas in the Copa MX round of sixteen.

The Rayados took the lead early on, with Nicolás Sánchez making it 1-0 in just the 9th minute. Monterrey continued to dominate the half after the goal, but they were unable to add to their lead.

Then, in the second half, Mineros began to press forward themselves and they nearly found the equalizer, but they could get no closer than hitting the post.

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Monterrey vs Querétaro – Jornada 9 Recap and Highlights

monterrey queretaroMonterrey remained unbeaten at home this season with a comprehensive 4-1 victory over 10-man Querétaro. The loss brings the Gallos Blancos’ three-game winning streak to an abrupt halt and ends Jimmy Lozano’s unbeaten run as coach of Querétaro.

The Rayados took the lead in just the 4th minute as they took advantage of a set piece. Edwin Cardona volleyed home a corner kick to make it 1-0 for Monterrey.

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C17 Copa MX Week 6 Review: Tuesday’s Games

copa corona mxVenados 1-1 Atlante (Group 6)
Venados earned their first point of the Copa MX in their final game of the tournament with a 1-1 draw with Atlante. The result leaves Atlante needing several other results to go their way in order to advance. The visitors looked the better side for long stretches of the game, but Venados defended valiantly and prevented the Potros from getting the win they needed.

Then, late in the second half, the hosts took the lead from the penalty spot. Fernando Herrera was called for a foul on Freddy Martín, and Leandro Navarro converted the spot kick to make it 1-0 in the 72nd minute. But Atlante quickly found a response, with Óscar Uscanga tying the game 1-1 in the 76th minute.

With the 1-1 draw, Venados reach one point while Atlante reaches five.

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Tijuana vs Monterrey – Jornada 8 Recap and Highlights

tijuana monterrey1Tijuana moved back into first place in the table – pending the rest of this weekend’s results – with a 2-0 victory over Monterrey. The result ends the Rayados’ unbeaten start to the Clausura 2017 season.

The Xolos were looking to get back to winning ways after a loss and a draw in their last two outings, and they began attacking from the opening whistle. In the 17th minute, Víctor Malcorra sent a low cross to the near post, where Juan Lucero appeared to finish off the chance and make it 1-0.

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C17 Copa MX Week 5 Review: Tuesday’s Games

copa corona mxAtlante 1-3 Chivas de Guadalajara (Group 6)
Atlante took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Chivas de Guadalajara came from behind to earn a 1-3 away win in this Group 6 match. The victory ensures Chivas will advance to the knockout rounds of the Copa MX. The opening goal came in the 24th minute through Fernando Espinosa, whose shot from the center of the box made it 1-0.

Chivas had to wait until the second half to find a goal of their own, with Carlos Fierro making it 1-1 in the 61st minute. A few minutes later, both teams were reduced to 10 men with the sending offs of Carlos Cauich and Hedgardo Marín. Ultimately it was Chivas who took advantage of the extra space on the field, with goals from Eduardo López in the 84th minute and Michelle Benítez in stoppage time to give them the 1-3 victory.

With the 1-3 win, Chivas reaches 10 points while Atlante still has four.

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