Liga MX

Andre-Pierre Gignac Delivers KO To The Azteca

Andre-Pierre Gignac has given Tigres a 1-0 advantage over America in the first leg of the Liga MX final. Oribe Peralta sent a penalty over for America earlier in the first half, and Tigres now have complete control of the tie. 

How To Watch The Liga MX Finals: Date, Time And Live Streaming Options

Tigres and America clash in the finals of the 2016 Liga MX Apertura playoffs, the two-legged final taking place on Thursday, December 22nd and Sunday, December 25th. America are looking for title number 13 in their centennial season while Tigres seek their fifth championship. Here’s everything you need to know to watch the match, either live streaming online or on TV through your cable provider.

America Score Vital Away Draw Against Necaxa

America hold a slender advantage heading into the second leg of their semifinal with Necaxa after scoring a vital away goal and earning a 1-1 draw.

However, if this match was anything to go by, the return leg in Mexico City will feature two evenly matched sides, and Necaxa will still believe that the final is within reach.

Tigres Take A 1-0 Lead Into The Second Leg Of The Liga MX Semifinals Against Leon

Tigres are one slip-up free home game away from the Liga MX finals. They defeated Leon 1-0 in the first leg on the back of an Andre-Pierre Gignac goal.

Queretaro Are Into The Copa MX Final After Penalty Shootout

Queretaro vs. Toluca in the Copa MX semis was a classic goalkeepers' duel, which is a roundabout way of saying it was a 0-0 draw.

So hats off to Alfredo Talavera (Toluca) and Tiago Volpi (Queretaro), and no one else.

Both players earned clean sheets, saved penalties and even both scored penalties in the shootout. In the end, Volpi made one more save than Talavera, and so Queretaro advanced to the final (8-7), where they'll play the winner of tonight's Superclasico.

This Banger In Liga MX Will Make You Want To Exercise More

Jonathan Urretaviscaya excercises. that much we can tell from his long sprint down the field that turned into a golazo against Chivas Sunday. He ran from his own 18 to the Chivas 18 with the ball and still had the energy to neatly chip the keeper. We would have collapsed in a sad heap somewhere near the halfway line, which is one of many reasons we are not a professional soccer player.

For more on Urretaviscaya's goal, let's check in with The18 amazing goals correspondent Surprised Koala. Surprised Koala, what did you think of Urretaviscaya's goal?

Hobbit Bermudez Is In Jail And Some Of His Teammates Went To Visit Him

Puebla midfielder Christian "Hobbit" Bermudez is apparently in jail for not paying his child support.

And he's got visitors!

Michael Arroyo Scored A Ridiculous Scissor Kick For America With The Super Clasico Looming

America completed a perfect group stage in the Apertura 2016 Copa MX by defeating Zacatecas 2-0 on Wednesday night. The highlight of the match was certainly Ecuadorian attacker Michael Arroyo’s ridiculous scissor kick in the 24th minute. 

With qualification for the knockout stage already secured, you could’ve forgiven America for looking ahead to Saturday’s Super Clasico against Chivas. With neither side in particularly inspiring Liga MX form going into the showdown, America’s unblemished record in the Copa could give them some vital momentum.

The Rise And Rise Of Carlos Salcedo

Carlos Salcedo’s remarkable rise from unknown youngster training with Major League Soccer’s Real Salt Lake to representing the Mexico national team with regularity reached another milestone on Sunday. Chivas Guadalajara confirmed that the 22-year-old defender will spend the year on loan with Italy’s Fiorentina.

Aviles Hurtado Scored A Golazo Against Cruz Azul

Tijuana's Aviles Hurtado had a very good Saturday. How do we know this? Because it's always a good day when you score a goal like this: