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...
It wasn't always convincing, but Tigres managed to overcome Chiapas 2-1 Wednesday in Estadio Universitario to grab the advantage ahead of Saturday's Apertura 2015 quarterfinal return leg.
Here are three takes from the match:
1. Gignac steals the headlines with golazo
France international Andre-Pierre Gignac is becoming to Tigres the opposite of what Ronaldinho was to Queretaro before he left last summer.
Off the field, Gignac is maybe not garnering as much attention as the Brazilian did,...
MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- Club America inaugurated the 2015 Apertura's Liguilla in style at the Estadio Azteca by defeating Leon 4-1.
For America, it was their fourth home win of the season, while head coach Ignacio "Nacho" Ambriz won his first ever postseason game as a manager thanks to Dario Benedetto, Paolo Goltz, Michael Arroyo and Paul Aguilar's goals. The lone goal for Leon was scored by Ignacio Gonzalez.
Here are three takeaways from the first leg of the two teams' Liga MX quarterfinal...
The biggest storylines of the Liga MX Apertura 2015 playoffs have already been laid out, as has what to watch out for in this week's first legs. Now tactics get their turn, with a breakdown of what to expect from the clubs in the Liga MX playoffs quarterfinals.
Club America (6) vs. Leon (3)
Wednesday, 8 p.m. ET at Estadio Azteca; Saturday, 8 p.m. ET at Estadio Leon
The hallmarks of the 2013-14 bicampeonato team remain. Leon is a fun side to watch, playing vertical soccer, moving the...