MEXICO CITY -- Chivas went into Saturday's Clasico Nacional against Club America, the 223rd in history, having won just once in the last nine editions of the rivalry game. But it was Rebano Sagrado coach Matias Almeyda celebrating stoically from the sidelines at the end of the night as his side completed a 0-3 route over America at Estadio Azteca.
The loss leaves a sour taste for Las Aguilas, who are in the midst of centennial celebrations. For Chivas, the resounding win represents a consolidation...
Winger Isaac Brizuela netted two first-half goals to help Chivas defeat Club America 3-0 on Saturday in Mexico's Clasico Nacional in a memorable result for the Guadalajara side.
Brizuela opened the scoring inside a full Estadio Azteca in the 19th minute and added his second in the 32nd, with both goals coming via assists from Eduardo "La Chofis" Lopez. Carlos Pena netted the third score five minutes from the end.
The victory against bitter rival America in round seven of matches in the Apertura...
Liga MX W2W4: Chivas travel to Club America for the Clasico Nacional
Week 7 of matches in the Liga MX's Apertura 2016 brings us the most highly-anticipated game of the regular season, but it isn't the only big topic this weekend in Mexico.
Here's what to look out for:
Chivas ready for America challenge
Mexico's two best-supported and most successful teams meet in the home of Mexican football, the Estadio Azteca, on Saturday night (10 p.m. ET) in the country's Super Clasico.
The last time the teams...
Last week, we asked our Liga MX bloggers Tom Marshall, Nayib Moran and Cesar Hernandez how Jose Manuel "Chepo" de la Torre will fare with struggling, winless Santos Laguna. In this edition of Liga MX Talking Points, we asked the crew what they believe to be the biggest rivalries in the league following last weekend's Clasico Tapatio and looking ahead to the big Clasico Nacional between Club America and Chivas on Saturday.
Clasico Nacional: Club America vs. Chivas
The shadow of the...