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Liga MX Round 12: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

It's a double derby weekend as two city battles commence in Liga MX Round 12.

Club America, who qualified for the Liga MX Apertura Liguilla, or playoffs, with a 2-0 victory over Veracruz on Wednesday, hit the road to take on Cruz Azul in another grand display of the Clasico Joven.

Liga MX Round 9: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

After going through some tough times, Monterrey are looking like the power they were under Victor Manuel Vucetich.

Manager Carlos Barra has taken Rayados to second place, with a fit Humberto Suazo and an in-form Darlon Pavon leading the way as they challenge Club America for the top place in the standings.

Liga MX Round 4: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

Coming off a stellar performance on the road at Puebla, Club America look to stay unbeaten when they visitTigres UANL.

Raul Jimenez scored a hat-trick for Las Aguilas as they torched Puebla, 4-0, but they America face an even tougher test this week with Tigres also in solid form.

Club America wins big in Liga MX

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Michael Orozco and Puebla lost to Liga MX leaders Club America over the weekend and Alfredo Morales scored in the 2.Bundesliga season opener. Read More

Club América 2014/15 Nike Home and Away Jerseys

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Liga MX giants Club América have released their Nike home and away jerseys for theApertura [...]

Club América Clausura 2014 Nike “Mexico” Jersey

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All of Nike's Liga MX teams will wear kits in the colors of the Mexican [...]

Liga MX Round 3: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

It's only the third week of the Liga MX Clausura and we've arrived at the season's most anticipated matchup.

For the first time since hoisting the Apertura title high into the Mexico City sky, Club Leon return to Estadio Azteca to face Club America, less than a month after Leon dismantled America on the way to winning their first title since 1992.

Liga MX Round 2: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

While week one was lacking in big-time matches, week two brings a number of must-see games for Liga MX fans to keep an eye on.

Leading the bunch are perennial top teams Cruz Azul and Santos Laguna facing off, with both La Maquina and Los Guerreros looking for their first win of the Clausura campaign.

Club América Clausura 2014 Nike Third Jersey

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Liga MX title contenders Club de Fútbol América (usually called Club América) have released a [...]

Club America or Chivas?

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With a win over Leon in the Apertura final, Club America could cap a year where they pass rivals Chivas as the biggest team in Mexico. Read More

Liga MX Playoffs – Semifinal Round: A Look Back

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By DAN KARELL

For the second consecutive Liga MX half-season, Club America will be competing for a final.

Las Aguilas will meet arguably the next best team in Mexico, Club Leon, in the Apertura playoffs final, which will be decided over two matches, starting on Tuesday and finishing on Saturday.

Liga MX playoffs – quarterfinal round: A Look Ahead

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By MARC SERBER

Club America enter the Liga MX Apertura playoffs with the league's best record, but ten players from their side are just returning from New Zealand, after having to go to the other side of the world to help Mexico qualify for the World Cup.

Staring down the barrel at Club America in their Liguilla quarterfinal match-up is a Tigres UANL side that pipped Chiapas to the final playoff spot on goal differential, but are not to be taken lightly.

Liga MX Round 16: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

Only two weeks remain in the Liga MX Apertura season before the playoffs begin, and the race to make the playoffs is closer than ever.

The top eight teams in the standings qualify for the Liguilla, or the Apertura postseason, but the difference between sixth-place Morelia and 12th-place Club Tijuana is just six points.

Liga MX Round 15: A Look Back

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By MARC SERBER

Club America continued its dominance of the Apertura with a 3-1 victory over Puebla. A victory for the visitors would have put them just one point out of the playoff spots but there was nothing DaMarcus Beasley or Michael Orozco could do about Rubens Sambueza.

Liga MX Round 13: A Look Back

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By DAN KARELL

Sitting outside of the playoff spaces, Club Tijuana earned a much-needed victory to keep their chances of defending their Apertura title alive.

Fidel Martinez arrived at the far post just in time to tap home the only goal of the match as Xolos defeated Queretaro, 1-0, at Estadio Caliente on Friday evening.

Club América 2013/14 Nike Away Jersey

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Nike has released the 2013/14 away jersey of reigning Mexican champions Club de Fútbol América [...]

Liga MX Round 10: A Look Back

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By DAN KARELL

There's a new leader in Liga MX.

After ten rounds, no team is undefeated, as Club America suffered their first loss of the season to Santos Laguna on Friday evening. The result allowed Morelia to leap-frog the Mexico City club into first place, following a 1-0 victory against floundering Pumas UNAM.

Liga MX Round 8: A Look Back

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By DAN KARELL

Home or away, clear or rainy skies, it doesn't seem to matter to Club America. They just keep on winning.

In the Clasico Capitalino on Monday night, taking place in the pouring rain of Mexico City, America routed Pumas UNAM on the road, 4-1, keeping their undefeated record so far in the 2013 Apertura season in Liga MX.

Liga MX Round 8: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

With three matches between teams in the upper half of the Liga MX table on tap this weekend, there's sure to be plenty of movers when round eight is all set and done.

One point separates the first-place squad Club America from the seventh-placed team Veracruz, and within that spectrum sees an epic battle set for Friday at the Estadio Corona in Torreon.

Liga MX Round 6: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

Club America are one of five clubs still unbeaten after five rounds in the Liga MX Apertura campaign, but with only three matches played this season it might not be the most impressive feat.

Regardless, the Eagles will take on their toughest challenge yet when they visit Pachuca for a prime-time match on Saturday.

Liga MX Round 4: A Look Back

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By DAN KARELL

With heavy hearts and a mind on the recent death of Christian "Chucho" Benitez, Club America came out firing on all cylinders in just their second match of the Apertura season.

After a moving tribute to the fallen former America star, the hosts pounced on an opportunity in the 27th minute.

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SBI World Player of the Week: Miguel Layun

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By DAN KARELL

In front of his home fans at Estadio Azteca, Miguel Layun put in the performance of a lifetime.

The Club America right back played the kind of game fullbacks dream of, scoring all four goals in America's 4-1 romp over Santos Laguna. While three of the four came from inside the box, Layun's second was a sensational 45-yard chip on a first-touch half-volley with the goalkeeper way off his line.

Liverpool Step Up Miguel Layun Interest

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Liverpool are in hot pursuit of Mexico left-back Miguel Layun, according to Mexican newspaper Fichajes.
The 26-year old - who currently plays his football at Club America - has been another player who has shone on the World Cup stage following a string of impressive performances for Mexico in Brazil.

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CCL 2014-15: Group Stage, Round 4 Round-Up

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CCL 2014-15 top scorer after four rounds of the group stage: Club America's Martin Zuniga (pasionaguila.com)

Favorites reasserted themselves in the fourth round of CCL 2014-15's group stage. Austin Fido brings the round-up and refreshed predictions...

After four rounds of group play, there are five teams officially eliminated and three (Municipal, Real Estelí and Waterhouse) clinging to a set of improbable hypotheticals.

CCL 2014-15: Group Stage, Round 3 Round-Up

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Joint-top scorer in CCL after three rounds of the group stage: Saprissa's Ariel Rodriguez (nacion.com)

The third round of the CCL group stage brought a few more upsets, though no favorite is out yet. Austin Fido brings the round-up...

Halfway through the group stage: it's predictions time!

CCL 2014-15: Group Stage, Round 2 Round-Up

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Be cool, Marco: you're the joint top scorer in CCL 2014-15 after the 2nd round of the group stage. (mlssoccer.com)

The second round of the CCL 2014-15 group stage brought the tournament's first major upset. Austin Fido looks back at the week that was in CONCACAF...

It is a little too early to start with predictions for the quarterfinal seedings,although we do already have a major potential upset on the cards: defending champ, six-time regional tournament winner and three-time CCL finalist, Cruz Azul is no longer in control of its destiny in Group 6, after losing to Chorrillo FC in Panama.

CCL: Group Stage, Round 6 Roundup

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Six goals in four games makes Raúl Nava the current top scorer in CCL. (photo: futballtotal.com.mx)

OTF's Austin Fido gives his view on CCL's group stage denouement...

Now we have a tournament. The last round of group play brought two genuine upsets (Adiós América; happy trails, Houston) and a heavy defeat for a scarcely motivated LA Galaxy reserve team.

CCL: Group Stage, Round 5 Roundup

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Herculez Gomez's hat trick for Tijuana may have set up a CCL quarterfinal against Kansas City. (photo: commons.wikimedia.org)

In his latest review of CONCACAF Champions League group play, OTF's Austin Fido is getting excited about a potential Clasico de Campeones...

It's rare for any single club to have an undisputed claim to being the "best" from its respective nation.

CCL: Group Stage, Round 4 Roundup

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Raul Nava: CCL top scorer and student of Thierry Henry's goal celebrations (photo: mediotiempo.com)

OTF's Austin Fido recaps the latest round of CONCACAF Champions League action, and offers a prediction for the knockout rounds...

After four rounds of CONCACAF Champions League group matches, the dream of four MLS clubs joining four Liga MX sides in the quarterfinals is alive and well.

CCL: Group Stage, Round 1 Round-Up

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Pablo Herrera: top scorer in CCL after one round of matches.(photo: nacion.com)

The first round of CCL group stages has concluded. OTF's Austin Fido brings you a summary of what happened, and what's next...

Cartaginés midfielder Pablo Herrera isn't the sort of man you would rely on to get three goals in a season, let alone three in a match.

CCL: Group Stage Preview, Part 1

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No actual footballs were harmed in the making of this trophy. (photo: mlssoccer.com)

CONCACAF Champions League is coming! Before the group stage kicks off on August 6th, OTF's Austin Fido brings the first installment of a two-part appraisal of ALL the teams involved...

Last year's innovation of three teams per group continues in the 2013-14 CONCACAF Champions League.

Americans Abroad

Americans Abroad: Tuesday Rewind

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By FRANCO PANIZO

The drought is over. The pressure isgone. Herculez Gomez is backon the scoresheet.

Nearly a year after buryinghis last goal, Gomez found the back of the net by grabbing the winner in Tigres' 2-0 Copa MX triumph over second-division club Irapuato.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

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By FRANCO PANIZO

Joe Corona may not have helped Club Tijuana avoid a second straight defeat to start the season, but he likely helped his cause for more starts with a strong performance.

Corona helped set up a penalty kick for Tijuana that marked the opener in their visit to Club America on Saturday, but Xolos conceded twice in the second half en route to sufferinga 2-1 loss that dropped them to 0-2 in the Apertura campaign.

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Mexico International Raul Jimenez Signs Six-Year Deal With Atletico Madrid, Say Reports

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Atletico Madrid has signed Club America striker Raul Jimenez to a six-year deal according to the Spanish press. An official announcement from both clubs will be made on Wednesday and the player is rumored to be on his way to Madrid to be unveiled to Atletico supporters.

The reigning champions of La Liga has reportedly paid a fee of£8.

Club America Striker Raul Jimenez Close To Atletico Madrid Switch

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Reports have surfaced in Spain linking Club America striker Raul Jimenez with a move to Atletico Madrid.

Atletico's manager Diego Simeone is intent on improving his side's scoring options before the summer transfer window closes and the club have reportedly tabled a bid for the Mexican goal scorer, who is now considering his options.

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Liga MX Round 14: A Look Ahead

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By DANIEL PRICE

After Wednesday evening's thrilling 2-2 draw between Mexico and the USA, players return to their clubs this weekend to compete in Week 14 of the Liga MX. There are just four games remaining, and the battle for both playoff places and top flight survival appears to be going to the wire.

Liga MX Round 8: A Look Back

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By DANIEL PRICE

Daniel Luduena scored a brace as Pumas UNAM beat Club America 3-1 in the Clasico Capitalino.

The Argentinian opened the scoring in the seventh minute with a well-taken goal. Javier Cortez drifted in from the right-wing and laid a perfectly weighted pass into the path of Luduena, who used his instep to bend a shot past Munoz in the America net.

Liga MX Round 1: A Look Back

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By DAN KARELL

Round one of the 2014 Liga MX Clausura has come and gone, and not much has changed from the Apertura campaign.

Club America opened a lead at the top of the league table with a dominating 3-0 victory at home in Antonio Mohamed's club debut, while Queretaro and Toluca each recorded wins as well.

Herrera selects fully domestic-based squad for El Tri matches with New Zealand

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By DAN KARELL

If Mexico qualifies for the World Cup, they'll do it without their European-based stars.

On Friday evening, Mexico National Team head coach Miguel Herrera announced his 23-man squad for the World Cup playoff matches against New Zealand, featuring only domestic-based players including 10 players from Herrera's club side, Club America.

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Club America Third Shirt for 2014 Season: Leaked [PHOTOS]

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Photos of Club America's third shirt for 2014 have been leaked on the Internet.

The Liga MX side will be wearing a two-tone blue shirt for the 2014 season as their third shirt featuring a design from Nike where half of the shirt is blue, and the other half is sky blue.

The shirt features the typical sponsor logos from Club America, as well as a rounded collar.