Liga MX champions Tigres will build a statue outside Estadio Universitario in honor of French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac, who responded to the news by scoring a hat trick inside 23 minutes 3-1 win over Necaxa on Saturday.
Gignac broke Tigres' scoring record last weekend when he netted his 105th goal for the club in the 1-0 win against Pumas and was serenaded by 105 mariachis with a rendition of "El Rey" [The King] after the team's warm-up on Saturday.
MEXICO CITY -- CONCACAF Champions League fever is upon us. With the notable exception of Panama's Independiente facing off against Sporting Kansas City, the business end of the competition has given us three direct matchups between Liga MX and MLS teams for fans to enjoy.
Liga MX's dominance of the regional competition is well documented. Since 2006, the league's streak of 13 straight championships remains unbroken. Due to this historical supremacy, in its nearly six-decade history, the CCL has...
GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- It's been a very different kind of transfer window in Liga MX this winter. The old "draft" -- a meet-up of club owners to thrash out deals and register players -- didn't take place and was replaced by a more conventional transfer period.
The domestic transfer window closed on Dec. 28, after being open for 12 days following the Apertura final, although the opportunity to sign players from outside of Mexico will be open until Jan. 31.
It's been a busy window so far, with the...
This is a translation of an article that originally appeared on ESPN Deportes.
The Apertura 2018 Liguilla, or regular season, is now over after 17 weeks of matches for each of the teams in the Liga Bancomer MX, and now that the quarterfinal matchups are set, Club America appears perched as the favorite to win the title for the winter semester.
The team, led by former Mexican national team coach Miguel Herrera, finished in second place with 33 points and a goal difference of +16, the best in the...