South Of The Border: Cruz Azul Stake Their Claim

Sunday will see the second legs of the Clausura Liguilla semi-finals played out and Cruz Azul have one fit in the final while UNAM Pumas hold the advantage of an away goal over Chivas de Guadalajara. Monarcas Morelia, meanwhile, have much mucho trabajo left to do.

WFC’s Weekend Catch: Choice Matches For 14-15 May, 2011

Both Barcelona and Manchester United should wrap up their respective titles this weekend, each needing just a point to do so. Yet neither are in our global cornucopia of matches. Strangely enough, their local rivals are. This week, we bring you two cup finals, two sets of playoff semi-final ties, a match which will crown a league champion one way or the other, one of the most passionate derbies in the world and any number of struggles for European contention and top flight survival. We dare you to read it all!

South Of The Border: Pumas Claw Their Way Back, Tigres Hooked On Goats’ Horns

The Liguilla is now in the semi-final stage with one big upset in the books and one big club upset at their own inconsistency.

South Of The Border: The Mexican Primera Division Enters The Octagon

The Clausura Liguilla is under way, with eight sides vying for the final trophy of the split Mexican season. Top seeds UNAM Pumas and UANL Tigres find themselves under the gun already, while Monterrey has made an excellent beginning in their quest for a momentous treble.

South Of The Border: America Fights Back & Monterrey Distracted

There are just two rounds remaining in the Mexican Clausura and there are still eleven clubs alive for just eight playoff berths. Martin Palazzotto sets the table for the penultimate weekend, provides some highlights from last week, spices it up with just a bit of Primera Division history and pays tribute to a Mexican La Liga legend!

South Of The Border: Goats Conquer America, Pumas Shred Tigres & Other Oddities Of Nature

The Clausura competition in the Primera Division de Mexico has entered the run-in to this year’s eight-team playoff. Some traditional powers are flexing their muscles and others, well, not so much.

CONCACAF Champions League Semi-Final Wrap

The CONCACAF Champions League final is set and for the first time in over a decade, an MLS side, Real Salt Lake, is there. As well, Cruz Azul’s very Arsenal-like run of futility continues, sending Monterrey to its first ever regional final.

CONCACAF Champions League Semi-Final Preview

The CONCACAF Champions League is down to four sides, with the first leg matches of the semi-finals on tap this week. One pairing features the two remaining Mexican sides, Monterrey and Cruz Azul, while the other pits MLS club Real Salt Lake against Costa Rican giants Deportivo Saprissa. Who will move on to the Final? Read more to find out…

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