Sydney FC
Shandong Luneng Taishan
LIVE 47'
Leg 2Aggregate: 3 - 2
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Pumas UNAM
Independiente del Valle
(3) 2
(5) 1
Leg 2Aggregate: 3 - 3Independiente del Valle wins 5-3 on Penalty Kicks.
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3:00 PM UTC
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Congo DR
6:00 PM UTC
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United States
12:00 AM UTC May 26, 2016
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Orlando City SC
Philadelphia Union
11:30 PM UTC
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2016/2017 Season

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 By Tom Marshall

Club America knocks rivals Chivas out of Liguilla; Monterrey, Leon advance

One Nacion's Leon Lecanda and Tom Marshall break down Club America's 2-1 aggregate win over Chivas in the Clausura Liguilla quarterfinals.

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico international Oribe Peralta netted Club America´s winner as it advanced to the Liga MX Clausura 2016 semifinals at the expense of bitter rival Chivas on Sunday at the Estadio Azteca.

America won the match and the series 2-1 on aggregate, following the 0-0 tie in the first leg of the Clasico Nacional last Thursday in Guadalajara.

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After a frantic first half in which Chivas failed to convert a penalty ended 1-1, it was Peralta who scored the decisive goal in the 64th minute,...

 By Tom Marshall

Liga MX: Chivas and America both finish with 10 men in physical 0-0 draw

ESPN FC's Tom Marshall and Cristina Alexander react to Chivas and America's goalless draw in Liga MX.
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Club America captain Rubens Sambueza was shown a red card against Chivas and will miss the second leg.

GUADALAJARA -- Mexico's Clasico Nacional between Chivas and Club America finished 0-0 in a scrappy Clausura 2016 quarterfinal first leg, with both teams finishing the match with 10 players.

America captain Rubens Sambueza saw his second yellow in the 60th minute at Estadio Chivas, when he bundled over Chivas winger Isaac Brizuela knocking him to the ground. Angel Zaldivar received a straight red card for a challenge on Paul Aguilar in the 82nd minute.

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The decisive second leg will take place...

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Liga MX aims to cap foreign and naturalized players at 10 per club

ESPN FC's Leon Lecanda discusses Pachuca's 2-1 victory over Chiapas, booking their spot in the Clausura Liguilla.

Liga MX owners are poised to pass a resolution that would permit a combined total of 10 foreigners and naturalized Mexican citizens in each first-division club, a source has told ESPN Deportes' Rene Tovar.

The resolution, expected to be passed at the next league owners meetings on May 25-26, would set the new limit for all players born outside of Mexico, instead of the current five foreigners and unlimited naturalized Mexicans currently allowed. It is unclear whether U.S. citizens of Mexican descent...

 By Tom Marshall

Chivas asks Liga MX to clarify FIFA transfer rules for clubs

With their 3-0 victory against Puebla, Chivas Guadalajara have gone from relegation candidates to Liguilla contenders.
Chivas Guadalajara won their first game of the season against Queretaro, who have not won in their last four matches.

GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Chivas sporting director Jaime Ordiales has asked the Mexican federation and Liga MX authorities to help clear up the situation surrounding the possible breach of transfer regulations by Liga MX clubs.

ESPN FC reported last week that Mexican clubs may be breaking Article 19 of FIFA's Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players by signing minors from the United States and registering them with the Mexican federation. It is a practice that is widespread and has gone on...

 By Tom Marshall

Sources: Mexican clubs wary of breaking FIFA rule in signing U.S. teens

United States defender Ventura Alvarado joined Club America's youth team in Mexico in a possible breach of FIFA's Article 19.

The Mexican Football Federation has encouraged Liga MX clubs to stop registering underage players from the United States because of a potential widespread breach of a FIFA rule, sources have told ESPN FC.

Each year, minors born and based in the U.S. are scouted north of the border and head south to join Liga MX clubs' academies. 

But sources said the Mexican teams could be guilty of breaking Article 19 of FIFA's Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players, which is designed to stop minors...