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When It’s Time To Go Outside Again, Consider Wearing The New América Third Jersey

Liga MX returned this past weekend with Club América securing all three points thanks to Sebastián Córdova’s dramatic winner against Atlético San Luis. After an unkind finish to 2020 — including defeats to Chivas in the Apertura quarterfinals and LAFC in the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals — América is looking to rejuvenate itself through new manager Santiago Solari.

Santiago Solari, El Futbolista Más Sexy Del Mundo En 2002, Es El Nuevo Entrenador Del América

Hay nuevo sheriff en Coapa. Santiago Solari será el entrenador del América de México durante el Torneo Guardianes 2021. El argentino reemplaza a Miguel Herrera, quien fue despedido recientemente tras las lamentables escaramuzas que protagonizó en las semifinales de la CONCACAF Champions League ante el LAFC, el pasado 19 de diciembre.

El rosarino de 44 años se impuso a la opción del uruguayo Robert Siboldi y trae en su currículum una serie de elementos destacados, entre ellos la etiqueta de “galáctico”, un Mundial de Clubes y hasta el título de “futbolista más sexy” del año 2002.

Carlos Vela Destroys Club América To Put LAFC In Champions League Final

Major League Soccer's Los Angeles FC and Mexican side Tigres will meet in the final of the CONCACAF Champions League on Tuesday in Orlando, Fla., after both sides were victorious in their semifinal matches on Saturday night.

Carlos Vela scored goals in the 46th and 47th minutes to rally his LAFC to a 3-1 win over Mexican side Club América. 

Cristian Calderón’s Left Foot Deserves All Our Love

Chivas advanced to the semifinals of the Guardianes playoffs after defeating América 2-1 on Sunday night (3-1 on aggregate). América believed they could overturn the one-goal deficit from the first leg at the Azteca, but Cristian “Chicote” Calderón scored two great goals to turn Henry Martín’s strike into nothing more than consolation.   

The 23-year-old Calderón — who’s been capped four times by Mexico — opened the scoring in the 31st minute with an unstoppable left-footed drive from distance that flew by Guillermo Ochoa and into the corner.   

Liga MX Playoffs Are Always Batshit Crazy, So Get Ready For Uncut Insanity

The 2020 Liga MX Apertura regular season (renamed Guardianes to honor healthcare workers) came to a close on Sunday to finalize positions for the reformatted liguilla.

The number of teams that qualify for the playoffs has been raised from eight to 12 due to the shortened season, although the top four teams still qualify directly to the quarterfinals whereas seeds five through 12 must now navigate a single-leg play-in round to make up the last eight.

Sebastián Córdova Brilliance Lands América In Liga MX Quarterfinals

Sebastián Córdova had two goals and an assist in América’s 3-1 victory over Tigres at Estadio Azteca on Sunday night. With one match remaining in the Guardianes regular season, América has secured a spot in the quarterfinals while Tigres needs to take care of business against Atlas next Saturday to have any chance of avoiding the play-in round.    

Liga MX Provides Us With One Final Moment Of Joy Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

If soccer never comes back, then at least we saw an enticing match south of the border at Estadio Azteca on Sunday night.

Major sports league across the world have suspended their seasons in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. A few leagues held out longer than others, including Liga MX, the Brasileiro and Australian A-League, albeit without fans present in stadiums. By Sunday, however, both Mexico and Brazil announced they would suspend their national leagues.

Rival Reviews: A Chivas Fan Is Forced To Review A Club América Shirt

Guadalajara vs. Club América, Chivas vs. Las Águilas, El Súper Clásico — because that tame El Clásico over in Spain isn’t super enough.

Two of Mexico’s biggest clubs are also two of Liga MX’s biggest rivals, not just because they’re constantly going head-to-head on the pitch but because they have two distinct styles of going about their business. One’s called the Millionaires, the other the Goat Gang.

Club América Signs Next Piece On Quest To Recreate Mexico’s 2014 World Cup Squad

Tuesday night, Club América announced the signing of 34-year-old Mexican international Guillermo “Memo” Ochoa from Belgium’s Standard Liège for a reported fee of $1.14 million. The move marks a return to where it all began for Ochoa: the goalkeeper made over 200 appearances for América between 2004 and 2011 before embarking on an eight-year European odyssey.

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