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2018 CONCACAF Semifinal Second Legs: Where to Watch

The 2018 CONCACAF Champions League semifinals conclude this week, with two teams from Liga MX and two from MLS looking for a spot in the finals.

The semifinals are a total goals, aggregate score series; away goals are tiebreakers.

In the first legs, Toronto FC earned a 3-1 home victory against América, while Chivas de Guadalajara also won at home with a 1-0 result against the New York Red Bulls.

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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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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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CCL: América vs Saprissa – Second Leg Recap and Highlights

América drew 1-1 with Saprissa in the second leg of their 2018 CONCACAF Champions League Round of Sixteen series, which was more than enough to put the Águilas into the quarterfinals with a 6-2 aggregate win.

The Costa Ricans were facing an uphill battle to get back into this series after a 5-1 loss in the first leg, and América gave them no time to do so: the Águilas opened the second-leg scoring in just the first minute of the game.

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

Chivas de Guadalajara earned a commanding 5-0 victory against Cibao FC in the second leg of their 2018 CONCACAF Champions League Round of Sixteen series, which put El Rebaño into the quarterfinals with a 7-0 aggregate victory.

After earning a 0-2 away win in the first leg, Chivas put out a largely alternative lineup for this second leg as Matías Almeyda looked to rest players for the SuperClásico this weekend. Chivas nevertheless dominated the game, with more than 70% possession, although it wasn’t until the 44th minute that they were able to open the scoring.

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CCL: Tijuana vs Motagua – Second Leg Recap and Highlights

Tijuana drew 1-1 with Motagua in the second leg of their 2018 CONCACAF Champions League Round of Sixteen series, which was enough to put the Xolos into the quarterfinals with a 2-1 aggregate win.

The hosts started the game off perfectly with a goal in just the 3rd minute. Motagua couldn’t get the ball out of the box and after a series of rebounds and attempted clearances, José García put it away to give Tijuana the 1-0 (2-0 aggregate) lead.

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Gran Final: Monterrey vs Tigres UANL – Second Leg Recap and Highlights

Monterrey took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Tigres UANL earned a 1-2 away win to claim the Apertura 2017 title in this historic Clásico Regio final with a 3-2 aggregate victory.

A 1-1 first-leg draw left everything to play for here, and the Rayados grabbed a very early lead. In just the 2nd minute, Rogelio Funes Mori brought the ball down for Dorlan Pabón, whose volley beat Nahuel Guzmán to make it 1-0 (2-1) for the hosts.

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