Starting this Friday, all 18 Liga MX clubs will begin the race for this season's title. Although it's typically difficult to predict which ones will thrive, five teams currently look like early favorites to lift the 2016 Clausura trophy at the end of the competition.
On paper, Monterrey had one of the most talented rosters last season. Rogelio Funes Mori, Edwin Cardona and Jonathan Orozco were just a few of the noteworthy names at the club. With a well-respected Antonio Mohamed as manager,...
Week 12 was all about Monterrey.
A dominating 4-0 win for Los Rayados over Leon was highly prominent in a weekend filled with a few low-scoring results and two postponed matches.
It's no surprise that three of the top five players in the list are members of the Monterrey squad that steam-rolled over Los Panzas Verdes at the new BBVA Bancomer stadium on Saturday. With a few Rayados players leading the tally, let's review the top 10 players from Liga MX Week 12:
1. Edwin Cardona (Monterrey)
Pumas replaced Club Leon at the summit of the Liga MX this weekend after 10 rounds of games of the Apertura 2015, while below the playoff race is heating up.
Here are five takeaways from Liga MX matches this past weekend:
1. Coaching change working at Chivas
There was a wave of criticism after Jose Manuel "Chepo" de la Torre was removed as Chivas head coach and replaced by Argentine Matias Almeyda on Sept. 14. But after Saturday's 2-1 win in the Clasico Nacional over bitter rival Club America, the...
What more could you ask for from a Clasico Regiomontano?
The highly-anticipated derby had a golazo, drama regarding a direct red for Monterrey's Efrain Juarez, and a thrilling comeback from Tigres at home.
With the one-man advantage in hand, Ricardo "Tuca" Ferretti's squad had little trouble finding plenty of success in the second half which led to a 3-1 win at the Estadio Universitario.
Here's the three biggest talking points from Saturday night's exciting match:
1. Positive performance from El...