There was a certain dark irony that is was a Mexican striker who found the winning goal for Club America against all-Mexican side Chivas.
Necaxa managed a 0-0 draw away to Pachuca on Sunday to knock the reigning Liga MX champion out of the Apertura liguilla and set up a semi vs. America.
An Oribe Peralta header in the second half of Sunday's Clasico Nacional against Chivas was enough to send Club America into the semifinals.
Chivas Guadalajara and Club America will meet in the Clasico Nacional for the seventh time in 2016 on Sunday.
Mauro Boselli and Luis Montes netted late goals on Saturday to send Leon through to the Liga MX Apertura semifinals.
French international Andre-Pierre Gignac got a hat trick in Tigres' 5-0 win over Pumas in the second-leg of their quarterfinal series.