Yes, the first leg finished goalless and chances were hard to come by, but it set up a high-stakes grudge match with everything on the line Sunday.
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America and Cruz Azul played to a 0-0 draw in the first leg of the Liga MX Apertura final at Estadio Azteca on Thursday night.
Club America seeks to a 13th title to add to its illustrious history. Eric Gomez previews how the team will line up against Cruz Azul.
With the the final of the 2018 Liga MX Apertura set, Tom Marshall at looks at how Cruz Azul will line up against Club America.
Club America dominate with 7/11 of the best individual performances from the semifinal stage. But who else made the cut?
Club America and Cruz Azul will battle for the Liga MX title, after the former took care of Pumas 6-1 in the second leg of the semifinal.
Diego Lainez gave Club America a vital away goal in their 1-1 draw against Pumas UNAM in the first leg of the Liga MX semifinals matchup.
It's semifinal time in Liga MX! Cesar Hernandez looks at five players who could prove decisive in this round and lead their teams to the final.
The Liga MX playoff semifinals are set. What are the chances for each side to advance and what are their best-case (and worst) scenarios?
With the Liga MX Apertura 2018 regular season nearing its conclusion, sights are firmly set on the Liguilla. So who's qualified for the playoffs?
With the Liga MX quarterfinals done and dusted, Eric Gomez takes a look at to watch out for when the semis kick off this week.
Gustavo Alustiza scored in second-half injury time to complete Pumas' dramatic fightback against Tigres to win 4-3 on aggregate.
The first leg of Thursday's Liga MX quarterfinal games saw America draw with Toluca, while Pumas earned a vital away goal in their loss to Tigres.
Cruz Azul finished the regular season at the top of the Liga MX table, but Tigres' hot streak makes them the most dangerous ahead of the playoffs.
Now that the regular season is over, 538 predicts the chances of each team winning the Apertura.
Mohamed managed several big clubs in Mexico before Celta. He won league titles with Club America and Tijuana, as well as a cup title in Monterrey.
Tigres is peaking, Cruz Azul is cruising, and there is some doubt with America's form. Here are is what we learned from Liga MX's Week 16.
Mexico's watchdog agency has opened a probe into the transfer practices of Liga MX clubs to determine whether they violate laws against monopolies.
The most exciting game of the weekend in Liga MX was the only one without a goal as Club America drew 0-0 with Cruz Azul and retained the top spot.
Leaders America and second place Cruz Azul battle for more than just Mexico City bragging rights while Liga MX's VAR experiment enters week two.
The top two sides -- Club America and Cruz Azul -- are set to do battle while Monterrey makes a jump in the latest Liga MX Power Rankings.
The Liga MX Apertura 2018 regular season is about to end, we look at what each one of the 18 clubs must do to qualify for the playoffs.
Liga MX returns to action after the international break, with three major clubs in a prime spot to take pole position in the table.
Costa Rica has hired former Club America and Leon coach Gustavo Matosas as the squad's new manager, the country's federation announced on Tuesday.
In a fantastic Liga MX weekend, Mexico City's own Cruz Azul and Club America knocked off the giants from Monterrey. Here's what you need to know.