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Monterrey vs Monarcas Morelia – Jornada 2 Recap & Highlights

Monterrey logo "vs" Morelia logoBoth teams had the lead at one time or another, but in the end Monterrey and Monarcas Morelia had to settle for a 2-2 draw. This was the season opener for the reigning champs (with their Jornada 1 game postponed to February), while the result keeps the michoacanos winless in two.

The hosts had a golden opportunity to take the lead in the 21st minute, when Miguel Ángel Sansores was called for a foul on Nicolás Sánchez in the box. VAR upheld the penalty call and in the 25th minute, Sánchez stepped up and converted the spot kick to make it 1-0 for the Rayados.

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América vs Monarcas Morelia – Semifinal Second Leg Recap & Highlights

América earned a 2-0 victory against Monarcas Morelia in the second leg of their semifinal series to level the aggregate at 2-2. With away goals not coming into play, the Águilas earned a place in the Gran Final thanks to the higher-seed tiebreaker.

América came into this one needing to score at least two goals, and they went on the attack from the beginning. The breakthrough came in the 37th minute, when Renato Ibarra’s shot from outside the box took a deflection off the defense and beat Sebastián Sosa to make it 1-0 (1-2 aggregate).

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Monarcas Morelia vs América – Semifinal First Leg Recap & Highlights

While both teams finished the first leg of this semifinal series with 10 men, Morelia had a numerical advantage for most of the second half and they made it count as they grabbed a 2-0 victory against América.

Morelia came out attacking as they looked to make their home-field advantage count, and they had some early chances, most notably when Edison Flores tested Memo Ochoa in the 8th minute. Then, in the 16th, Rodrigo Millar played Luis Mendoza in behind the defense; he drove towards goal and then slid the ball across the top of the six-yard box for Fernando Aristeguieta, who stabbed it home.

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León vs Monarcas Morelia – Quarterfinal Second Leg Recap & Highlights

León took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Monarcas Morelia came back to earn a 1-2 win in the second leg of this quarterfinal series. That result puts La Monarquía through to the semifinals with a 5-4 aggregate victory.

The 3-3 draw from the first leg made this game a winner-takes-all affair, but the onus to score was all on Morelia since the tiebreakers meant all León needed to advance was a 0-0 draw. Both teams came out attacking, though, and Rodolfo Cota and Sebastián Sosa were both kept busy in their respective goals.

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Disciplinary Report: Apertura 2019 Quarterfinal First Legs

Banner image of a red card and yellow card with the caption DISCIPLINARY REPORTThe Disciplinary Committee has suspended one player and upheld a red card appeal following the first legs of the Liguilla quarterfinals.

Gabriel Achilier of Monarcas Morelia will miss the second leg of the quarterfinals after receiving a one-game suspension for receiving two yellow cards in the same match.

Morelia’s quarterfinal opponent, León, will have their full squad at their disposal, however, as La Fiera successfully filed a petition of nonconformity regarding the red card given to Yairo Moreno.

Monarcas Morelia vs León – Quarterfinal First Leg Recap & Highlights

In the first leg of their Apertura 2019 quarterfinal series, León took the lead three times but ultimately couldn’t hold it as Monarcas Morelia scored deep into stoppage time to tie the game 3-3.

The game was full of controversy from start to finish. In just the 4th minute, referee José Antonio Peñaloza turned to VAR after José Juan Macías was brought down in the box, ultimately awarding León a penalty kick. Macías stepped up to take the penalty himself, and he converted it to give the visitors the 0-1 lead in the 7th minute.

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Querétaro vs Monarcas Morelia – Jornada 19 Recap & Highlights

Monarcas Morelia took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Querétaro came back for a 3-1 win. Both teams were already qualified for the playoffs going into this game, but the victory moves the Gallos Blancos a bit higher in the table.

Neither team was able to find the breakthrough in the first half, but it was just five minutes into the second when Miguel Ángel Sansores gave Morelia the lead. He received the ball at the top of the box and got off an acrobatic shot that Gil Alcalá initially appeared to have saved, only for the ball to squirm past him and over the line to make it 0-1 for the visitors.

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Monarcas Morelia vs Puebla – Jornada 18 Recap & Highlights

Monarcas Morelia took a huge step toward clinching a playoff berth with a 3-2 victory against Puebla. The result keeps the Monarquía unbeaten in five, while the Poblanos are now winless in six.

The game started off perfectly for the hosts, who took the lead immediately following kickoff. Just 29 seconds into the game, Miguel Ángel Sansores finished off a low cross at the top of the six-yard box to make it 1-0 for Morelia with the fifth-fastest goal in league history.

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Monarcas Morelia vs FC Juárez – Jornada 16 Recap & Highlights

Monarcas Morelia badge and FC Juárez badge separated by "vs"Monarcas Morelia dominated from start to finish as they thrashed FC Juárez 6-1. The result keeps the Michoacanos unbeaten in three, while the Bravos have now lost two in a row.

The hosts came out attacking and they threatened in the 3rd minute, when Miguel Ángel Sansores saw his shot knocked out for a corner kick. From that ensuing corner, Sebastián Vegas scored to give Morelia the 1-0 lead in just the 4th minute.

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Monarcas Morelia vs Santos Laguna – Jornada 15 Recap & Highlights

Monarcas Morelia twice took the lead and twice failed to hold it as Santos Laguna came back for a 2-2 draw. The result keeps both the michoacanos and the Guerreros unbeaten in two.

Heavy rain made for difficult playing conditions, with puddles of standing water forming on the field of the Estadio Morelos. Nevertheless, the game started at a good pace and both teams had some good attacking forays in the early going.

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