Tigres are the first Apertura 2015 semifinalist after overcoming Chiapas 1-0 on Saturday and 3-1 on aggregate over the two legs of the quarterfinal. Here are three quick takes on the match:
1. Gignac steps up with another golazo
Andre-Pierre Gignac is on fire. And Chiapas will be sick of the sight of him.
It was the French international who made the difference again Saturday, netting another golazo to take Tigres into the semis. That makes it five goals for the 29-year-old in three games against...
France international Andre-Pierre Gignac continued his fine goal-scoring form on Saturday, netting the only goal as Tigres overcame Chiapas 1-0 to advance to the Liga MX Apertura 2015 semifinals.
Gignac also scored in the 2-1 victory in the first leg last Wednesday and now has 13 goals in 17 Liga MX matches since joining Tigres last June.
Tigres started the Liguilla as one of the favorites to lift the title -- despite a fifth-place finish in the regular season -- and are the first team to qualify...
Club America will take a three-goal advantage over Leon into the Liga MX Apertura 2015 quarterfinal second leg on Saturday, after defeating La Fiera 4-1 in the first leg on Wednesday.
Leon took the lead in the Estadio Azteca through Ignacio Gonzalez in the 12th minute, but Club America came storming back to make it 3-1 by half-time.
Paolo Goltz leveled in the 22nd, Mexico international Paul Aguilar put America ahead in the 36th and Dario Benedetto converted from the penalty spot one minute before...