Originally posted on FutnSoccer  |  Last updated 11/21/12
The first leg of the America vs Toluca liguilla semifinals will take place on Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 8:00 PM EDT at the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City. America, as the #4 seed, gets to host the first game of the series, and will travel to Toluca (#1 seed) on Sunday to complete the series. America struggled against Morelia, while Toluca cruised past Chivas in the quarterfinals; can Toluca maintain its great form and defeat a top-notch Club America squad? Club America had the best defense in the regular season, allowing just 15 goals in 17 games. America demonstrated this assertive defending in the first game against Morelia, where they kept a clean sheet at the Estadio Morelos in their 2-0 victory over Monarcas. However, on the return leg of that quarterfinal series, America gave up 2 goals against Morelia, and were just one goal away from being eliminated. Still, America got through to the semifinals, and are a legit contender to defeat Toluca and even win the Liga MX playoff...
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