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Liga MX Apertura semi finals schedule: Teams, game dates and times

Four sides remain in contention for the Liga MX Apertura 2022 title with the semi-finals to be played this week.

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Liga MX Apertura semi finals schedule: Teams, game dates and times

Following the conclusion of the quarter final stage of the Liga MX Apertura 2022 we now know the four sides that will look to claim the title.

Favourites Club America managed to deliver the highest aggregate win as they put Puebla to the sword and now face Toluca, with the ‘Red Devils’ the only team from the remaining four having to play the wild-card/repechaje round.

In the other semi-final, Monterrey will face Pachuca after Los Rayados overcame a stubborn Cruz Azul side at the Estadio BBVA Bancomer on Saturday night as Pachuca eliminated Tigres this depriving fans of a ‘Clásico Regio’ in the semifinals.

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Liga MX Semifinals, matches and dates: Apertura 2022

America (1) vs. (6) Toluca

Las Águilas wrote another chapter in the Liga MX history books with their emphatic 11-2 aggregate score Puebla 11-2 with Fernando de Ortiz many peoples favourites to lift the Apertura 2022 title. The Coapa side now face a tough test against a Toluca side who finished sixth in the regular season and have beaten FC Juárez in the repechaje and were too strong for Santos Laguna. The ‘Red Devils’ are something of a black horse for many and will be tough to beat at their Nemesio Diez fortress.

Club America players
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Club America playersChristopher HanewinckelUSA TODAY Sports

First leg: 19 October: Toluca-America (kick-off 21:06-local time/10:06 pm ET)

Second leg: 22 October- America-Toluca (kick-off 20:06 local time/9:06 pm ET

Monterrey (2) vs. (4) Pachuca

A 3-0 win at the Estadio BBVA Bancomer flattered Rayados last Saturday against a robust Cruz Azul who never threw in the towel. Víctor Manuel Vucetich’s side have shown a dogged determination and are undefeated so far this season in Monterrey. Fans in the northern city were left disappointed after Pachuca advanced by virtue of their regular season position after a 2-2 aggregate score against Tigres. Both sides did come face to face recently in the final game of the regular season but played out a 0-0 draw in Monterrey.

Monterrey's players celebrate after defeating Cruz Azul
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Monterrey's players celebrate after defeating Cruz Azul JULIO CESAR AGUILARAFP

First leg: 20 October: Pachuca-Rayados (kick-off 21:06-local time/10:06 pm ET)

Second leg: 23 October- Rayados-Pachuca (kick-off 20:06 local time/9:06 pm ET