MORELIA, Mexico -- Club Leon edged to an epic 4-3 victory against Morelia in the Liga MX Apertura championship on Saturday, but United States international goalkeeper William Yarbrough again had to settle for watching from the bench.
Yarbrough has not featured for Juan Antonio Pizzi's side in the Liga MX since he returned from Gold Cup duty with the U.S.
After beating Internacional 3-1 and winning the aggregate of the two-legged semifinal 4-3, Tigres UANL have now become the third-ever Mexican team to contest the Copa Libertadores final. No team from Mexico has ever won it, though Cruz Azul went to penalty kicks against Boca Juniors in 2001. Guadalajara reached the final stage as well in 2010, falling to Internacional with a 5-3 total of goals.
For Tigres to reach this historic stage of the Copa Libertadores, one in which the club can fairly...
Club Leon goalkeeper William Yarbrough has been called up to the United States national team for upcoming friendlies against Denmark and Switzerland in Europe, the player confirmed in a press conference on Thursday.
Mexico national team coach Miguel Herrera on Wednesday opened the door for a U.S. call-up of Leon goalkeeper William Yarbrough, saying that El Tri has opted to add Pumas forward Eduardo Herrera to its roster for friendlies on March 28 and 31 against Ecuador and Paraguay, respectively.
"I am not going to rush into a recall of any player if another national team wants him," Herrera told ESPN.mx in reference to Yarbrough, who was born in Aguascalientes, Mexico, but whose parents are from Texas. "If...