• Friday Jan 05, 2018

    CONCACAF Weekend Watch (Jan. 5-7, 2018)

    Action from the Liga MX Apertura match between host Tigres (left) and Puebla on July 22, 2017, in San Nicolas de los Garza, Mexico. (Photo: Mexsport)

    CONCACAF.com provides an offering of storylines for you to follow during domestic league action this weekend:

    A visit by current champion Perez Zeledon to Limon is the featured match as the 2018 Costa Rican Clausura season kicks off this weekend. The Guerreros del Sur earned their first-ever title after drawing 0-0 with host Herediano in the second leg of the 2017 Apertura final on December 23, capturing the series 1-0 on aggregate.

    Carmelita v Cartagines

    Grecia v Alajuelense
    UCR v Herediano
    Limon v Perez Zeledon
    Santos de Guapiles v Guadalupe
    Liberia v Saprissa

    First-place Portmore United will put its 12-match unbeaten streak (8W-4D-0L) in the Red Stripe Premier League on the line Sunday, when it hosts second-place Arnett Gardens at Prison Oval. The sides’ previous meeting on November 12, 2017, ended in a scoreless draw.

    Boys' Town v Humble Lion
    Sandals South Coast v Montego Bay United
    Portmore United v Arnett Gardens
    Reno v UWI
    Tivoli Gardens v Harbour View

    The 2018 Liga MX season will open with two games on Friday as defending champion Tigres visists Puebla and Atlas hosts Leon. UANL posted two wins on the road during the 2017 Apertura, while Puebla won only twice at home.

    Puebla v Tigres
    Atlas v Leon

    Cruz Azul v Club Tijuana
    Monterrey v Morelia
    Pachuca v Pumas
    Necaxa v Veracruz

    Toluca v Guadalajara
    Queretaro v Club America
    Santos v Lobos BUAP

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