Saprissa beat the Portland Timbers 4-2 in their Group B match of the CONCACAF Champions League on Wednesday night.
Portland made a dream start to the game as Diego Valeri dribbled into the penalty area and snuck a quick-fire shot past Saprissa's Danny Carvajal in the fifth minute for an early 1-0 lead.
Timbers defender Jermaine Taylor cancelled out the opener in the 37th minute with an own goal to put the teams on level terms.
Ben Zemanski was whistled for a foul in the penalty area just before...
Liga MX W2W4: Chivas travel to Club America for the Clasico Nacional
Week 7 of matches in the Liga MX's Apertura 2016 brings us the most highly-anticipated game of the regular season, but it isn't the only big topic this weekend in Mexico.
Here's what to look out for:
Chivas ready for America challenge
Mexico's two best-supported and most successful teams meet in the home of Mexican football, the Estadio Azteca, on Saturday night (10 p.m. ET) in the country's Super Clasico.
The last time the teams...
Last week, we asked our Liga MX bloggers Tom Marshall, Nayib Moran and Cesar Hernandez how Jose Manuel "Chepo" de la Torre will fare with struggling, winless Santos Laguna. In this edition of Liga MX Talking Points, we asked the crew what they believe to be the biggest rivalries in the league following last weekend's Clasico Tapatio and looking ahead to the big Clasico Nacional between Club America and Chivas on Saturday.
Clasico Nacional: Club America vs. Chivas
The shadow of the...
Liga MX side Tigres cruised to a 3-1 win over Costa Rica's Herediano in Wednesday's CONCACAF Champions League action.
Neither team were able to break the deadlock in the first 45 minutes, but that all changed when Fernando Fernandez found the back of the net for U.A.N.L. just one minute after the restart.
Jose Sanchez Barquero pinched a goal back for the hosts 10 minutes later with a well-taken strike, before Damian Alvarez and Jorge Espericueta made sure of the victory for Ricardo Ferretti's side.