Liga MX

Buckle Up For The Fiercest Rivalry In Soccer: El Super Clasico

The18.com goes inside Liga MX every week. This week Giselle Cesín takes a look at El Super Clasico between Club America and Chivas Guadalajara. 

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Hi I’m Giselle Cesín with the18, and, in case you didn’t know, Liga MX is home to one of the most passionate rivalries in all of sports.

The most-circled date on the Liga MX calendar is finally approaching and it’s a safe bet things will get crazy.

Andres Andrade Gets A Man Sent Off For Violent Conduct After Violently Dribbling Him

Leon defeated Tigres 1-0 on Saturday with Mexican international Elias Hernandez scoring the lone goal, but the game’s best sequence of action was saved for the 88th minute when winger Andres Andrade performed a dribble worthy of the club’s La Fiera moniker. 

Andrade left Tigres’ Jorge Torres splayed on the floor twice in the space of four seconds. Torres responded by attempting to slice Andrade’s Achilles, but the defender’s premeditated bit of violence only served to highlight the destruction that Andrade had unleashed.

Watch America’s Guido Rodriguez Kick Rubens Sambueza In The Face

We all know breakups can be tough. One day everything is hunky-dory, next thing you know your sweet heart leaves you and you're faced with running into them in public. 

So what do you do? Greet them naturally? Pretend you don’t see them? Stare at them, tears in your eyes, for 90 minutes? Club America opted to kick their ex-star in the face.

That’s right. Former Club America star Rubens Sambueza was wildly kicked in the face by his compatriot Guido Rodriguez.

Controversial Goal Spells Defeat For America, Driving Miguel Herrera Insane

With Liga MX resuming play following the devastating Central Mexico earthquake, Club America visited Leon on Wednesday looking to gather the three points that would help solidify their place near the top of the table. 

Things were looking up for Las Aguilas as they took the lead in the 53rd minute with a header from Pablo Aguilar.

Amaury Escoto Blasts 18-Yard Overhead Kick To Silence Estadio Chivas

Newly promoted Lobos BUAP continued their impressive form in the Apertura with a 2-1 victory over Guadalajara at the Estadio Chivas on Tuesday night. Luis Advincula gave the visitors the lead before Rodolfo Pizarro equalized for Chivas early in the second half. The home side dominated possession but the match-winner arrived in the 85th minute in spectacular fashion courtesy of Lobos attacker Amaury Escoto.

Massive Earthquake In Mexico City, Club America vs. Cruz Azul Postponed

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook Mexico City Tuesday. Reports of several collapsed buildings around the city have been confirmed by the authorities, and the Copa MX Round of 16 match between Club América and Cruz Azul scheduled for Tuesday night at the Estadio Azteca was postponed.

Here are some images featuring the Estadio Azteca after the quake.

17-year-old Mexican Diego Lainez Could Be More Expensive Than Chicharito And Christian Pulisic

In recent days a (wild) rumor has spread saying Club América’s jewel, 17-year-old Diego Lainez, could be sold for the staggering amount of $35-41.8 million in 2018. TV Azteca reporter Omar Zerón recently tweeted that several European teams are looking to sign the young player in order to develop him and turn the left-footed Mexican into a star.

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