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On the Mark: América, Rayados Barge into Liga MX Semis

By MARK LORENZANA Club América and the Monterrey Rayados both punched their tickets to the Liga MX semifinals on Saturday, Oct. 15, after dispatching their respective opponents — Club Puebla and Cruz Azul — in convincing fashion. América defeated Puebla 5-1 on the evening of Saturday, in a match that came after the Mexico City-based club similarly humiliated their foe,

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Cruz Azul Ends 23-Year Losing Streak

XINHUA The Cruz Azul soccer team ended a 23-year Mexican top flight title drought on Sunday, May 30, by completing a 2-1 aggregate victory over Santos Laguna in the Liga MX Clausura final. Having lost the first leg 1-0 at home, on Thursday, 27, Santos Laguna drew level overall through a 37th-minute strike from Chilean midfielder Diego Valdes at Estadio

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Mexico’s Azteca Stadium Set to Reopen

XINHUA Mexico’s Azteca Soccer Stadium, the stage for the 1970 and 1986 FIFA World Cup finals, is set to reopen to the public after a 14-month shutdown due to the covid-19 pandemic. The 88,000-capacity venue will host the Liga MX quarterfinals featuring tenants Club America and Tijuana against yet-to-be-determined opponents on May 15 and 16. “It is with great pleasure

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