GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Chivas defeated Monterrey 1-0 on Saturday in Estadio Chivas, with Nestor Calderon netting the only goal in the second round of regular-season matches in the Liga MX's Apertura 2016.
Here's a look at the three biggest talking points from the match:
1. Calderon saves Chivas with sweet volley
This was a big night for Chivas, with their in-house TV station showing the match live in Mexico for the first time. A performance against one of the Liga MX's strongest squads was required...
Tijuana's Dayro Moreno and Pachuca's Hirving Lozano finished the first week on top of the goal-scoring table with two goals each. The weekend left behind two scoreless draws and three 2-0 wins.
1. PACHUCA (+1): With an inspired Hirving Lozano leading the attack, Pachuca overwhelmed Leon and defeated Los Esmeraldas by a final score of 5-1. Los Tuzos's last Liga MX home loss took place on Nov. 14, 2015, a 1-2 defeat to Cruz Azul.
2. MONTERREY (-1): Edwin Cardona was sent off minutes after...
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How the 10/8 rule plays out
Liga MX's rule on foreign players is a jump into the unknown. That's the overriding sentiment in the hours before Club Tijuana faces Morelia to open the 2016 Apertura on Friday evening.
The new 10/8 rule states that eight homegrown Mexican players must be registered in...