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Liga MX Player Suffers Horrifying Wound From Advertisement Way Too Close To The Pitch

There are shocking injuries and there are freak injuries. And then there are shocking freak injuries, as was the case with this horrifying Liga MX knee injury on Friday night.

Necaxa defeated Atlético San Luis 1-0 despite going down to 10 men early in the second half, with Ian González netting a 90th-minute penalty for the home side. The match was marred by an injury to Unai Bilbao, Necaxa’s Spanish center back. 

Chucky Lozano’s Renaissance Reaches New Heights In Coppa Italia

From living a total “nightmare” to being closely monitored by Manchester United, what a difference six months can make. On Wednesday, Hirving “Chucky” Lozano went full circle by providing an influential performance in Napoli’s Coppa Italia Round of 16 win over Empoli.

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.

Una Vaselina Del Seba Córdova Y Los Guantes De Memo Ochoa Iluminan El Debut De Solari En El América

La era de Santiago Solari al mando del Club América comenzó con un triunfo. Dura, apretada y difícil, pero una victoria al fin y al cabo. Fue un 2-1 sobre el Atlético de San Luis, conseguido gracias a una genialidad de Sebastián Córdova y una espléndida actuación de Guillermo Ochoa cuidando el arco de Las Águilas.

Liga MX Returns To Save Us From Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD, Like Cruz Azul)

27 days later… it’s time to do it all again. The Apertura season was one of the highlights of quarantine life — Pumas’ four-goal comeback on Cruz Azul might eventually represent my only lasting memory of 2020 — and the Clausura (again renamed “Torneo Guardianes” to honor healthcare workers) promises more of the same beginning on Friday, January 8.

Los Feos También Valen: Chucky Lozano Anota Su Primer Gol Del 2021

Cuando uno sueña con un gol, generalmente es de chilena, pasándose a todos los rivales o clavándola al ángulo con una volea. Raramente, o más bien nunca, el sueño es un gol feo, uno que viene después de una ensalada de rebotes como el que el mexicano Hirving Chucky Lozano convirtió en la victoria 4-1 del Napoli en su visita a Cagliari.

Pero bueno, igual valen e igual se celebran.

Kits Of Shame: We Examine The Worst Soccer Jerseys Of 2020

If this year's soccer kits seemed even worse than usual, it's because they were.

Every kit release is accompanied by internet outlash and general dissatisfaction. You can say that Twitter trolls are a factor, but the fact is that the quality of soccer kit designs is steadily declining.

André-Pierre Gignac Outshines Carlos Vela To Win Champions League Final

LAFC met the final boss on Tuesday night in the CONCACAF Champions League final: Tigres UANL, the best team in North America over the last decade with five Liga MX titles but one whose own journeys in the CCL had ended in final heartbreak in three of the last four years. 

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