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2019-2020 Copa MX Semifinals Set

The 2019-2020 Copa MX quarterfinals wrapped up this week, and now the remaining four teams are just one step away from the final.

It’ll be an all-Liga-MX affair from here on out, as the lone remaining Ascenso representative, Dorados de Sinaloa, was eliminated in this round.

Quarterfinal results (aggregate)
Monterrey 1-0 Santos Laguna
FC Juárez 3-0 Dorados de Sinaloa
Toluca 7-3 Pachuca
Tijuana 3-1 Monarcas Morelia

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2019-2020 Copa MX Quarterfinals – Second Legs: Where to Watch

Copa MX logoThe knockout rounds of the 2019-2020 Copa MX continue this week with the second legs of the quarterfinals.

The quarterfinals consist of a total goals, aggregate score series; away goals are not tiebreakers. Should the aggregate be tied at the end of the second leg, the winner will be determined by penalty kicks – no extra time will be played.

First leg results
Santos Laguna 0-0 Monterrey
Tijuana 3-1 Monarcas Morelia
Pachuca 2-2 Toluca
Dorados de Sinaloa 0-0 FC Juárez

All times Eastern, home team listed first.

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2019-2020 Copa MX Quarterfinals – First Legs: Where to Watch

Copa MX logoThe knockout rounds of the 2019-2020 Copa MX continue this week with the first legs of the quarterfinals.

The quarterfinals consist of a total goals, aggregate score series; away goals are not tiebreakers. Should the aggregate be tied at the end of the second leg, the winner will be determined by penalty kicks – no extra time will be played.

All times Eastern, home team listed first.

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2019-2020 Copa MX Quarterfinals Set

The 2019-2020 Copa MX round of sixteen wrapped up this week, and eight teams have made it through to the quarterfinals.

Seven Liga MX teams and one from Ascenso MX advanced out of the round of the sixteen with the following aggregate results:

Toluca 3-3 Atlas; Toluca won 5-3 on penalties
Pachuca 4-2 Venados
Tijuana 2-0 Atlético San Luis
Dorados de Sinaloa 2-2 Chivas de Guadalajara; Dorados won 6-5 on penalties
Monarcas Morelia 4-4 Cafetaleros; Morelia won 3-2 on penalties
Santos Laguna 5-4 Pumas UNAM
Monterrey 7-3 Celaya
FC Juárez 5-4 Querétaro

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Club World Cup: Monterrey vs Al Sadd – Recap & Highlights

Image result for fifa club world cup 2019 logoMonterrey saw off a comeback attempt by Al Sadd to earn a 3-2 victory against the Qatari team in the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup quarterfinals.

Monterrey, representing CONCACAF, was making their debut in the tournament, while Al Sadd was coming off a victory against Hienghène Sport in the play-in round. Despite Al Sadd’s home-field advantage, it was Monterrey who took the lead in the 23rd minute. Leonel Vangioni scored a golazo as his left-footed shot from distance went in off the woodwork to make it 1-0 for the Rayados.

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Club World Cup: Monterrey vs Al Sadd – Where to Watch

Image result for fifa club world cup 2019 logoThe 2019 FIFA Club World Cup got underway in Qatar this week, and CONCACAF representative Monterrey will start their participation on Saturday, entering the tournament in the quarterfinal round.

Their opponent will be Al-Sadd Sports Club, who are representing the host nation and who earned their spot in the quarterfinals with a 3-1 victory in extra time against New Caledonia’s Hienghène Sport in the playoff round.

Al-Sadd qualified for the Club World Cup once before, in 2011, where they finished third. Monterrey will be participating in the tournament for the fourth time; their best finish is likewise third, which they earned in 2012, while in both 2011 and 2013 they finished fifth.

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Disciplinary Report: Apertura 2019 Quarterfinal Second Legs

Banner image of a red card and yellow card with the caption DISCIPLINARY REPORTThe Disciplinary Committee has suspended one player following the second legs of the Apertura 2019 quarterfinals.

The lone sanction was given to Luis Romo of Querétaro, who was suspended one game for serious foul play. Since the Gallos Blancos were eliminated from the playoffs, Romo will serve his suspension during the first game of the Clausura 2020 season.

Tigres UANL vs América – Quarterfinal Second Leg Recap & Highlights

América was the only quarterfinalist to overturn a first-leg deficit and advance as they beat Tigres UANL 2-4 on the night and 4-5 on aggregate to move on to the semifinals.

Tigres seemed to have the upper hand going into this one: a 2-1 aggregate lead, two away goals, and their positioning as the higher seed if it came down to that tiebreaker. But América came out attacking and before long they had the series turned on its head.

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Querétaro vs Necaxa – Quarterfinal Second Leg Recap & Highlights

Querétaro mounted a valiant comeback attempt but a red card allowed Necaxa to retake control, with the Rayos earning a 2-3 win on the night and booking their spot in the semifinals with a 6-2 aggregate victory.

The Gallos Blancos needed to win at least 3-0 in order to overturn the first leg deficit, and they ame out attacking as they looked to do exactly that. It took just four minutes for Querétaro to get on the board, as Marcel Ruiz headed home a cross from Ayron del Valle to make it 1-0 (1-3) early on.

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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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