GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Chivas defeated Club America 1-0 on Saturday in the Liga MX Clasico Nacional, with a first-half penalty from Angel Zaldivar handing the points to the Guadalajara side.
Here are three takes from an eventful evening at Estadio Chivas:
1. Chivas get job done as favorites
Chivas have come out of a critical seven days with wins against Guadalajara rival Atlas and Clasico Nacional opponent Club America. The six points will provide a massive boost of confidence for the team, and...
The 227th edition of Mexico's Clasico Nacional ended in Chivas' favour as they defeated Club America 1-0 on Saturday night.
Angel Zaldivar netted the only goal of the match as Chivas got their first Clasico Nacional win at home since 2011. Visitors America finished the game with zero shots on goal.
After controlling the possession of the ball for much of the first half, Chivas found a way to take the lead via the penalty spot.
Zaldivar, who has yet to miss a penalty kick in Liga MX, coolly slotted...
A Liga MX soccer match between Veracruz and Tigres UANL was marred by violence when fans from both sides confronted each other in the stands of Veracruz's Luis 'Pirata' Fuente stadium.
Tigres players on the pitch motioned to their fans to leave the stadium following full time.
A visibly irate club manager Ricardo 'Tuca' Ferretti had to be held by back star player Andre-Pierre Gignac after getting into a shoving and shouting match with a police officer on the pitch.
Fans pelted the field with objects...