A friendly between former players of two Mexican clubs turned violent during half-time when dozens of fans invaded the pitch and brawled.
The Orange County Register reported that the "game of legends" between ex-Club America and Pumas players in California had been organised as a benefit for the Santa Ana-based United Soccer Talents Foundation, which supports players.
The Liga MX Clausura regular season has come to a close, and what better way to round up the action as we head into the Liguilla than with our awards? ESPN FC asked our experts Tom Marshall, Nayib Moran, Cesar Hernandez and Eric Gomez for their picks for best player, biggest flop and more:
Aviles Hurtado, FW, Club Tijuana
No player has made a greater contribution to his team's success this regular season, with Hurtado notching up eight goals and four assists. The forward is the very...
With an eye toward the Mexico national team's participation in the Confederations Cup and Gold Cup, many of the country's most noteworthy names have a new opportunity to shine for their clubs after the international break.
Here, we take a look at some of the recent best and worst performances from the players chasing a place in Juan Carlos Osorio's national team rosters this summer.
Jesus Gallardo, MF, Pumas (Mexico)
Why he's here: There's no doubt about it: Gallardo was the standout...
MEXICO CITY -- After a weekend without Liga MX action due to the referees' strike, Mexico's top flight came back strong, with Club America and Pumas giving an exciting Clasico Capitalino that finished 3-2 in Las Aguilas favor.
Here are five stories from a thrilling Week 11:
1. America, Pumas intensify rivalry
In a stadium where only Ricardo "Tuca" Ferretti's Tigres had been able to get wins since Francisco "Paco" Palencia took over the Pumas' coaching post, America showed grit, the exact...
It's been a hectic couple of weeks in Liga MX. After a referees' strike caused the cancellation of Week 10 (which was later rescheduled to April 11-13), domestic play is set to resume this weekend, with the Clasico Capitalinotaking center stage. On top of it all, Juan Carlos Osorio announced his Mexico roster for FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica and Trinidad and Tobago on Thursday.
With this in mind, we asked our experts Tom Marshall, Nayib Moran and Cesar Hernandez for their...