GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- All-Mexican team Chivas will face reigning Liga MX champion Tigres in its first league final in just over 10 years, following Sunday's 1-1 draw against Toluca on Sunday.
The semifinal series finished 2-2 after 180 minutes, but Chivas went through to the 2017 Clausura final due to their higher standing in the regular season.
GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- By the end of the weekend, the Liga MX 2017 Clausura finalists will be known, with both semifinal second legs taking place on Sunday.
Chivas meet Toluca in Estadio Chivas with everything in the balance following Thursday's 1-1 first-leg draw, while Tigres take what should be a commanding 2-0 lead into Club Tijuana's Estadio Caliente.
Can Chivas hold their nerve?
There is a wave of nervous enthusiasm bordering on anxiety in Guadalajara. The club is a bona-fide giant, and...
MEXICO CITY -- In the first leg of the Liguilla semifinals, Chivas picked up a 1-1 draw against Toluca and Tigres easily defeated Club Tijuana 2-0. Here are five things from Thursday's action.
1. Uribe keeps Toluca alive
Heading into their semifinal series, Chivas and Toluca had both suffered drops in form. Before the first leg at Estadio Nemesio Diez, the clubs had only won one of their past seven matches, which suggested that the series would be a close one.
As has been the case throughout the...
Tigres made it five consecutive wins -- with 16 goals scored and two conceded over those matches -- and took a giant step toward the Liga MX final in Estadio Universitario with a 2-0 win against top-seed Club Tijuana.
Lucas Zelarayan flicked the ball up, turned and finished to put Tigres up in the 42nd minute, with Javier Aquino sliding the ball into the bottom corner of the goal right before half-time for the second of the night after some sloppy defense by Tijuana.