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Morelia shocks America in Liga MX Apertura semi-final first leg

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Herc Gomez feels Club America's attacking threat makes them the odds on favourites in Liga MX's Liguilla.

Morelia takes a two-goal advantage into the second leg of the 2019 Apertura semifinal against Club America, after a 2-0 victory on Thursday in the first leg at Estadio Morelos.

Morelia opened the scored through Fernando Aristeguieta in the 15th minute and extended its lead in the 51st through Aldo Rocha, after Jorge Sanchez had been sent off for America 10 minutes before half-time. Morelia defender Sebastian Vegas also saw red in the 78th, but the team from Michoacan held on.

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'Worst club' Veracruz gets Liga MX boot amid financial struggles

Herc Gomez feels Club America's attacking threat makes them the odds on favourites in Liga MX's Liguilla.

Liga MX side Veracruz has been disaffiliated from Mexico's first division, the Mexican federation (FMF) announced on Thursday.

The federation's assembly had voted in favor of kicking Los Tiburones Rojos out on Wednesday, following a financial breakdown at the club, sources had told ESPN's Rene Tovar.

FMF president Yon de Luisa confirmed disafilliation in an interview with TUDN on Thursday, saying that "the disaffiliation of Veracruz in all its categories was decided unanimously."

De Luisa added...

Monterrey in Liga MX semis control but Necaxa grab crucial away goal

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Monterrey took the first leg of the Liga MX semifinal against Necaxa.

Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Vincent Janssen scored the winner for Monterrey in its 2-1 victory over Necaxa in the first leg of the Liga MX 2019 Apertura semifinal on Wednesday.

Dutch striker Janssen volleyed in from inside the penalty area in the 73rd minute in Estadio BBVA to take a lead into Saturday's second leg in Aguascalientes.

Home side Rayados had a total of 25 shots (eight on target), spawning multiple opportunities to extend their winning margin and will be disappointed to...

Club America investigates U17s for mocking chant against gender violence

MEXICO CITY -- Club America is investigating members of its Under-17s team after a video filtered out of players making fun of a choreographed chant and dance designed to raise awareness about gender violence.

America's players appeared to be celebrating in their locker room and mocking the dance, which has gone viral in Latin America, with the club promising a swift investigation into the incident.

"Some players from the Under-17 team danced a piece that has been used to raise awareness about gender...

Liga MX agrees to lower number of foreigners allowed on squads

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MEXICO CITY -- Liga MX club owners have bowed to pressure to lower the number of foreigners in Mexico's first division after a concerted effort from Mexico national team manager Gerardo "Tata" Martino and the Mexican federation.

Current Liga MX rules state that nine homegrown players must be included in each 18-player match day squad and a maximum of 12 non-homegrown players -- almost always foreigners -- registered with each club.

But from the 2020-21 season there will be a maximum of 11 non-homegrown...