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C17 Ascenso MX Quarterfinals Set

The Clausura 2017 Ascenso MX season has wrapped up and the Liguilla begins this week, with eight teams competing for the league title and the spot in the promotion playoff that comes with it.

Apertura 2016 champions Dorados de Sinaloa have qualified for the postseason again, and should they win this season’s championship as well they will earn automatic promotion to Liga MX. Otherwise, they will face this season’s winner in the promotion playoff.

The match-ups and schedule are as follows; all times Eastern, home team listed first.

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Copa MX Quarterfinals: Chivas de Guadalajara vs FC Juárez

Chivas de Guadalajara earned a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over FC Juárez in their Copa MX quarterfinal game.

Lucas da Silva opened the scoring for the Bravos in the 30th minute, when he finished off a corner kick to make it 0-1 for the visitors.

Chivas pushed for a tying goal and Carlos Fierro nearly found one on a pair of occasions, but he first sent his shot wide and then was denied by a great save by Cirilo Saucedo.

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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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Copa MX Quarterfinals: Tijuana vs Monarcas Morelia

Monarcas Morelia earned a 0-2 away win against Tijuana in their Clausura 2017 Copa MX quarterfinal game.

Tijuana controlled the run of play in the first half, with the hosts enjoying more possession and a number of dangerous chances. Víctor Malcorra and Paul Arriola were very active going forward and the pair nearly connected to open the scoring, only for a deflection to send the ball over the bar.

However, in the second half Morelia got into the game. The visitors began to create their own chances, albeit primarily through set pieces.

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Copa MX Quarterfinals: Santos Laguna vs Cruz Azul

Cruz Azul came from behind to beat Santos Laguna 1-3 in the Clausura 2017 Copa MX quarterfinals.

The hosts took the lead early on, with Djaniny making it 1-0 in the 11th minute. Gabriel Peñalba lost the ball as he tried to play out of the back, with Djaniny driving towards goal, getting past Enzo Roco, and beating Jesús Corona to put Santos in front.

However, Cruz Azul responded quickly. In the 21st minute, Chaco Giménez switched the field for Joao Rojas, who sent a cross to the far post. Martín Cauteruccio was there to head the ball home and tie the game 1-1.

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Copa MX Referee Assignments: Clausura 2017 Quarterfinals

The referees, assistant referees, and fourth officials for the Clausura 2017 Copa Corona MX quarterfinals.

Santos Laguna vs Cruz Azul
Referee: Adonai Escobedo González
Assistant 1: José de Jesús Baños Caballero
Assistant 2: Mayte Ivonne Chávez García
Fourth Official: Alejandro Funk Villafañe

Tijuana vs Monarcas Morelia
Referee: Eduardo Galvan Basulto
Assistant 1: Jimmy Acosta Montesinos
Assistant 2: Karen Janett Díaz Medina
Fourth Official: Óscar Mejía García

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Clausura 2017 Copa MX Quarterfinals: Where to Watch

The knockout stages of the Clausura 2017 Copa MX continue this week with the quarterfinals. The referee strike ended on Monday afternoon, allowing these games to go ahead as scheduled.

The quarterfinals are single-elimination, with the winner of each game advancing to the semifinals. Should a game be tied at the end of regulation, it will proceed directly to a penalty shootout (no extra time will be played).

All times Eastern, home team listed first.

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Disciplinary Committee Rulings

The Disciplinary Committee has completed its investigations into Rubens Sambueza, Andrés Andrade, Pablo Aguilar, and Enrique Triverio, with three of the four facing long suspensions.

Sambueza and Andrade were involved in plays in Jornada 9 that resulted in serious injury to their opponents (Isaác Brizuela and Renato Ibarra, respectively). For causing harm to an opponent, Sambueza was given an eight-game suspension, which will end his season unless Toluca reaches the playoffs.

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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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CCL: Pumas UNAM vs Tigres UANL – Quarterfinal Second Leg Recap and Highlights

concacaf championsTigres UANL booked their spot in the semifinals of the 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League with a 0-3 away win against Pumas UNAM. The 1-1 draw in the first leg left everything to play for in this one, and it was the visitors who took advantage.

Pumas started the game off with an attacking mindset, but they couldn’t get past Nahuel Guzmán, who was making his return to the field after a six-week layoff following foot surgery. On the other hand, although Tigres had fewer chances, they were able to convert them.

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