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Pachuca Signs Edson Puch and Edwin Cardona

Pachuca announced two new players today, with Edson Puch and Edwin Cardona joining the Tuzos ahead of the Apertura 2017 season.

Welcome to the Tuzos Edwin Cardona! The Colombian international arrives on loan from @Rayados.

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Nacho Ambriz Announced as Coach of Necaxa

Days after announcing the departure of Alfonso Sosa as part of “a process of renovation”, Necaxa has announced Ignacio Ambriz as the new head coach of the Rayos.

Ignacio Amrbiz new Coach of @ClubNecaxa

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Necaxa Parts Ways with Alfonso Sosa

Club Necaxa has parted ways with coach Luis Alfonso Sosa. In a press release, the Rayos indicated his departure was part of an overall restructuring at the club:

“Once the goals of promotion and remaining in the first division were achieved, we started a process of renovation that includes the conclusion of the great work contributed by Prof. Luis Alfonso Sosa as coach of Necaxa.”

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Disciplinary Report: Clausura 2017 Week 17

The Disciplinary Committee has suspended six players and one physical trainer in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 17 games.

Jesús Méndez of Toluca will miss the Diablos Rojos’ first playoff game for a lack of respect towards the match officials; Djaniny Tavares and Walter Gael Sandoval, both of Santos Laguna, will likewise miss their quarterfinal first leg game due to serious foul play.

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Necaxa vs Chivas de Guadalajara – Jornada 17 Recap and Highlights

Necaxa was eliminated from playoff contention before this game, while Chivas de Guadalajara was already assured of their own spot in the playoffs. With relatively little at stake, it’s perhaps no surprise that they played out a 0-0 draw in their final regular season game of the Clausura 2017.

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Puebla vs Necaxa – Jornada 16 Recap and Highlights

Necaxa kept themselves mathematically in the playoff fight with a 0-1 victory over Puebla in the final game of Jornada 16. The loss, a second consecutive one for the Poblanos, keeps them rooted to the foot of the table.

Chances were few and far between in the first half. Necaxa forced a save out of Fabián Villaseñor in just the third minute, while for Puebla Álvaro Navarro had a header saved in the 34th minute and Pablo Míguez put another header wide in the 39th. The game remained goalless at halftime.

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Necaxa vs Monarcas Morelia – Jornada 15 Recap and Highlights

Necaxa scored in stoppage time to earn a 2-1 win against Monarcas Morelia. The result is a second consecutive win for the Rayos and a second consecutive loss for the Monaraquía; it also leaves Morelia winless in five and drops them into last place in the relegation standings, pending Veracruz’s result on Sunday.

The visitors had a pair of chances in the opening minutes, but a deflection kept the first one out and the second was off target. Then, in the 10th minute, Necaxa opened the scoring. Edson Puch received the ball outside the box and sent his low shot past the keeper to make it 1-0.

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Veracruz vs Necaxa – Jornada 14 Recap and Highlights

Veracruz will remain at the foot of the relegation standings after falling 0-1 to Necaxa. The result ends a two-game home winning streak for the Tiburones Rojos, while the Rayos snapped a seven-game winless streak.

With both teams involved in the relegation fight, the intensity was high from the opening whistle. However, nerves were running high as well, with neither team wanting to risk too much going forward and thus expose themselves on the counter.

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América vs Necaxa – Jornada 10 Recap and Highlights

A late goal gave América a 1-0 win against Necaxa on Wednesday night. The result keeps the Águilas unbeaten at home this season and unbeaten in six overall while the Rayos remain winless in seven.

The visitors had the first good chance of the game in the 10th minute, when Marcos González forced a good save out of Agustín Marchesín to keep the game goalless. After that, the game slowed down and there were few chances of note at either end for the rest of the first half.

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Necaxa vs Tigres UANL – Jornada 13 Recap and Highlights

Tigres UANL took the lead but couldn’t hold it as they drew 1-1 with Necaxa. The result keeps Necaxa winless in six while the universitarios are now winless in three – but unbeaten on the road in four.

The visitors took the lead early on from a set piece. In the 15th minute, Francisco Meza finished off a corner kick to make it 0-1 for Tigres. After taking the lead, Tigres pressed for another goal, but Necaxa’s defense was able to keep them out.

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