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Rey's 2 goals help America beat Chivas 4-0

Associated Press | March, 31 2014

GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Luis Gabriel Rey's two first-half goals helped America to a 4-0 win over Chivas on Sunday in the big game between Mexico's most popular teams. Rey opened the scoring from close range in the 9th minute and doubled Am...

Leon top America for Liga MX title

ESPN FC staff |

Leon won its first Mexican title in 21 years, sealing the championship after a 3-1 defeat Sunday of America in the second leg of the Apertura tournament at Estadio Azteca. Leon foiled the hopes of America coach Miguel Herrera, who was in charge of...

Leon draws first blood in Liga MX finals

ESPN FC staff |

Leon moved closer to its first Mexican title in 21 years by beating defending champion Club America 2-0 in the first leg of the Apertura tournament final Thursday. Carlos Pena opened the scoring with an opportunistic goal past the America goalkeep...

America: Mohamed to replace Herrera

ESPN staff | December, 11 2013

Argentine Antonio Mohamed was named to replace Miguel “Piojo” Herrera as coach of Club America in the Mexican League, club president Ricardo Pelaez confirmed Tuesday. Canales: Only Leon stands in America's way #INSERT type:image ...

Mexico confirms Herrera's World Cup tenure Video

December, 3 2013

Miguel "Piojo" Herrera will remain as coach of Mexico for the 2014 World Cup, the Mexico Football Federation (FMF) confirmed Monday following a meeting of Liga MX owners. Canales: Herrera faces tough path Herrera, who also coaches Mexican club ...

Autopsy shows Benitez had heart ailment

Associated Press | August, 2 2013

  QUITO, Ecuador --  An autopsy shows that star Ecuador striker Christian Benitez had a heart ailment that led to his fatal heart attack the day after a game. According to Ecuador soccer federation president Luis Chiriboga, doctors sa...

Ecuador star Christian Benitez dies aged 27 Video

Kristan Heneage | July, 29 2013

Former Birmingham City and Club America striker Christian Benitez has died at the age of 27 after suffering a cardiorespiratory arrest. • Gomez: Remembering Christian 'Chucho' Benitez Benitez was admitted to hospital with severe st...

Spurs may make move for Christian Benitez

ESPN staff | June, 5 2013

Tottenham Hotspur are being tipped to make a bid for Club America striker Christian Benitez. Benitez, who had a spell on loan at Birmingham City in 2009-10, he has proved a consistent figure in front of goal in his two seasons at Club America ...

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