Previous
CSKA Moscow
Manchester City
ESPN3 4:00 PM GMT
Game Details
AS Roma
Bayern Munich
ESPN3 6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Apoel Nicosia
Paris Saint-Germain
ESPN3 6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Barcelona
Ajax Amsterdam
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Chelsea
NK Maribor
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Schalke 04
Sporting Lisbon
ESPN3 6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
BATE Borisov
Shakhtar Donetsk
ESPN3 6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
FC Porto
Athletic Bilbao
ESPN3 6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Next

Canales: Brizuela heads up Best XI

Liga MX 17 hours ago
Read

Hernandez: Liga MX Week 13 lessons

Liga MX 22 hours ago
Read

Best XI of Liga MX, Week 12

Liga MX Oct 6, 2014
Read

Hernandez: Five Liga MX lessons

Liga MX Oct 5, 2014
Read
Dec 12, 2013

Leon close to elusive Mexican title

Leon moved closer to its first Mexican title in 21 years by beating defending champion Club America 2-0 in the first leg of the Apertura tournament final Thursday.

Carlos Pena opened the scoring with an opportunistic goal past the America goalkeeper barely 11 minutes into the match and Argentine striker Mauro Boselli added another in the 76th minute with a shot from an improbable angle.

Club America is playing for its 12th league title and a chance to become Mexico's most successful club after toppling Toluca 2-0 in the Apertura semifinals Sunday, while Leon drew 2-2 against Santos Laguna to win 5-3 over the two legs.

Mexico City team America is currently tied with Guadalajara rival Chivas on 11 league titles, while Leon, which was promoted to the first division in 2012, hasn't won a championship since 1992.

The return leg is scheduled to be played in Estadio Azteca next Sunday.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.