It’s no secret that Deportivo Toluca F.C. and Club América have a long history of conflict. Since the two teams first played one another in the Mexican Primera División in 1986, there have been many highs and lows in their encounters. This blog post will take you on a trip down memory lane to explore some of the famous moments between these two teams throughout the years, from nail-biting victories that elicit roars from the crowd to heartbreaking losses that make you cry. Continue reading for a fun chronology of Club América vs. Deportivo Toluca F.C.
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One of the most successful and well-liked teams in Mexico, Club América has a long history dating back to 1916. The team has won six Copa Mexico medals and thirteen Liga MX championships. In addition, Club América has an outstanding international track record, having won the CONCACAF Champions’ Cup five times.
One of Club América’s major rivals is Deportivo Toluca F.C., and the two teams have been at odds with one another since the early 1900s. Over a hundred competitive matches between the two teams have been place, with Toluca having the better overall head-to-head record.
The two sides have frequently faced off in the Liga MX playoffs in recent years, with Toluca winning three of the four encounters. In their most recent meeting, the Clausura 2018 final, Club América prevailed 3-2 on aggregate to win the championship.
Deportivo F.C. Toluca
Mexican professional football club Deportivo Toluca F.C., also known as Deportivo Toluca or just Toluca, is based in Toluca, State of Mexico. The team competes in Liga MX, the top division of Mexican football, and was established in 1917. The most recent Liga MX championship for Toluca came in the 2017 Clausura. They belong to the Big Four football clubs of Mexico.
The Estadio Nemesio Dez, which has a seating capacity of 30,000, is where the club’s home matches are held and is owned by Grupo Salinas. On April 28, 1951, Toluca defeated Atlético Morelia 5-1 to claim their first Primera División title under the direction of Carlos Juarez. They succeeded in winning their first Copa México in 1958, but they wouldn’t capture another championship until the 1970–71 campaign, when they overcame Cruz Azul to claim the 1971 Campeon de Campeones.
Toluca won their fifth Primera División title under José Luis Trejo’s leadership in 1992 after defeating Club Universidad Nacional 3-1 on aggregate in the finals. This was followed by a second league championship win under Enrique Meza in 1998 when they once again defeated UNAM 3-2 on aggregate following extra time in the final. Deportivo Toluca won the CONCAC championship in 1999.
One of the biggest rivalries in Mexican football has grown between Club América and Deportivo Toluca F.C. since their first matchup in the Primera División in 1949. The two teams have faced off 143 times, with América triumphing in 58 and Toluca in 45.
When the two teams started consistently placing towards the top of the league standings in the late 1970s, the rivalry heated up. They faced off in the 1977 Copa México final, with América winning by a score of 2-1. However, Toluca would exact retribution the following year when they defeated América 3-2 in the same competition’s championship game.
More contentious matchups between the two clubs occurred in the 1980s, but none more so than in the 1983–84 campaign when they faced off four times in short succession. First, they drew 0-0 during the regular season, then 1-1 during the first leg of their playoff semifinal match. Then, América defeated Toluca 2-1 in the return leg to advance to the championship match. This time, Toluca prevailed, winning 3-2 in overtime to capture their first league championship since 1966.
The competition gained considerably more significance in 1993 when both teams
Calendar of Events
Deportivo Toluca F.C. and Club América are two of the most well-liked soccer teams in Mexico. They have a lengthy history together and have been foes for a long time. The sequence of events leading up to their most recent match is as follows:
Club América was first known as “Club Atlético Mexiquense” when it was founded in 1898.
Deportivo, 1903 Toluca F.C. was established
1904- A friendly game between the two teams results in a score of 0-0.
The teams compete against one another in a variety of regional events throughout the 1920s.
Club América, one of Mexico’s most successful teams in the 1930s, wins a number of championships.
Deportivo Toluca F.C. also had success in the 1950s and 1960s, taking home numerous championships.
1970s: The two teams compete in the Mexican First Division, with Deportivo Toluca F.C. winning the championship in 1972 and Club América winning it in 1974.
The teams remain rivals in the 2000s, going through ups and downs together.
The most recent game between the two teams occurred in 2017, when Club América prevailed 3-1.
Fans from both clubs started using social media on Monday morning to discuss the match. Some demanded the dismissal of Hernán Cristante, the coach of Toluca, while others complimented Miguel Herrera, the new coach of América, for his technical acumen. Herrera expressed his gratitude to the supporters on Twitter.
Many praised this victory as a turning point for the team and noted that it was América’s first victory over Toluca in more than three years. Others were quick to point out that there is still a long way to go in the season and that Toluca currently leads América in the standings.
The forthcoming Clásico Nacional between América and Chivas de Guadalajara immediately came into focus. The game is consistently one of the most eagerly awaited of the season, and this season is no exception. Fans are eagerly anticipating what looks to be a thrilling matchup between two of Mexico’s top competitors.
Both Club América and Deportivo Toluca F.C., have a long history of rivalry between them, which has been going on for years now. This timeline only scratches the surface of the two sides’ rivalry, but it does give us a glimpse into how the teams have grown and developed over time. From heated matches to thrilling victories, their battles will continue to be epic affairs that keep everyone at the edge of their seats until they meet again!