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CCL: Chivas de Guadalajara vs Seattle Sounders – Second Leg Recap and Highlights

Chivas de Guadalajara picked up a 3-0 win against the Seattle Sounders in the second leg of their 2018 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series, which puts El Rebaño into the semifinals with a 3-1 aggregate victory.

Chivas needed to score in this one after falling 1-0 in the first leg, and they tested goalkeeper Stefan Frei early. Javier López had the first chance for the hosts following a cross from Rodolfo Pizarro, but the ball went straight to the keeper.

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CCL: Tauro FC vs América – Second Leg Recap and Highlights

América earned a 1-3 away victory over Tauro FC to put the Águilas comfortably into the semifinals of the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League with a 7-1 aggregate win.

After winning 4-0 in the first leg, América was firmly in control of this series – and the only Liga MX team to go into the second leg with an aggregate lead. When the Águilas scored just six minutes into this game to give them an away goal as well, there was no way back for Tauro.

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CCL: Tigres UANL vs Toronto – Second Leg Recap and Highlights

Tigres UANL beat Toronto 3-2 in tonight’s quarterfinal second leg, but the resulting 4-4 aggregate draw saw the universitarios knocked out of the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League due to the away goals tiebreaker.

Tigres came into this game needing to overturn a 2-1 first-leg deficit. The hosts enjoyed 65% of possession and had 19 shots throughout the game as they looked to do just that, but they ultimately fell just short.

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CCL: New York Red Bulls vs Tijuana – Second Leg Recap and Highlights

Tijuana scored early but couldn’t hold the lead as they fell 3-1 to the New York Red Bulls on the night – 5-1 on aggregate – to bow out of the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League. The Xolos are the first Mexican team to be eliminated by an MLS side in a Champions League knockout series.

The visitors needed to overturn a 0-2 first-leg deficit and they came out attacking. Tijuana very nearly took the lead in the first few minutes when a shot by Luis Mendoza took a deflection and crashed against the crossbar.

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Clausura 2018 Copa MX Quarterfinal Schedule

Six teams from Liga MX and two from Ascenso MX will compete this week to reach the semifinals of the Copa MX.

The quarterfinals are single elimination games held at the home of the higher seed. If a game is tied at the end of regulation, the winner will be decided by penalty kicks (no extra time will be played).

All times Eastern.

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2018 CONCACAF Quarterfinal Second Legs: Where to Watch

The 2018 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals conclude this week and three of Mexico’s four participants need to overturn first-leg deficits in order to advance.

The quarterfinals are an aggregate goals series; away goals are tiebreakers.

First leg results:
América 4-0 Tauro FC
Tijuana 0-2 New York Red Bulls
Toronto FC 2-1 Tigres UANL
Seattle Sounders 1-0 Chivas de Guadalajara

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Clausura 2018 Copa MX Quarterfinals Set

The Round of Sixteen has wrapped up and six Liga MX teams and two from Ascenso MX have advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2018 Copa Corona MX.

The teams were paired up as follows, based on their seeding from the group stage:

Querétaro vs Santos Laguna
Cafetaleros vs Toluca
Pumas UNAM vs Necaxa
Zacatepec vs León

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CCL: Seattle Sounders vs Chivas de Guadalajara – First Leg Recap and Highlights

The Seattle Sounders made their home-field advantage count as they picked up a 1-0 victory against Chivas de Guadalajara in the first leg of their 2018 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series.

The game was an end-to-end affair in the early stages as both teams looked to open the scoring. Alejandro Mayorga forced an early save out of Stefan Frei before Clint Dempsey tested Rodolfo Cota at the other end.

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CCL: Toronto FC vs Tigres UANL – First Leg Recap and Highlights

Tigres UANL took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Toronto FC came back for a 2-1 win in the first leg of their 2018 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series.

It was a frigid night in Canada and the field wasn’t in the best condition, but both teams nevertheless came out attacking as they looked to take control of the game. Sebastian Giovinco was dangerous for the hosts, but Tigres created threats of their own with Javier Aquino and Lucas Zelarayán.

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CCL: Tijuana vs New York Red Bulls – First Leg Recap and Highlights

The New York Red Bulls earned a surprise 0-2 away win against Tijuana in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series. The visitors put just three shots on target throughout the game – compared to 13 on target for Tijuana – but they made their opportunities count as they picked up two valuable away goals.

The night started off brightly for the Red Bulls, who took the lead in just the 9th minute. Damián Pérez attempted to cut out a cross, but only managed to send the ball into the path of Bradley Wright-Phillips, who made it 0-1.

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