Club Tijuana and Toluca got key away results to solidify their top spots in the Liga MX Power Rankings, while teams like Leon and Tigres, 2016 Apertura semifinalists, had significant drops in Week 5 of the 2017 Clausura.
Here's how things are shaping up after five rounds of matches:
1. CLUB TIJUANA (no change):
Club Tijuana, as it did against Chivas several weeks ago, demonstrated an efficiency in front of goal that will only get better as the weeks go by. Xolos' 4-2 win over Leon included...
Club Tijuana remains top of the league in the Liga MX 2017 Clausura, while Tiago Volpi shone for Queretaro and Morelia is now in deep relegation trouble.
Here's what you need to know from round five of matches:
1. Hurtado essential as Xolos stay top
A couple of weeks ago, Chivas coach Matias Almeyda labelled Club Tijuana forward Aviles Hurtado the best player in Liga MX, alongside Tigres striker Andre-Pierre Gignac.
In Xolos' 4-2 victory against Leon on Saturday, Hurtado gave credence to Almeyda's...
After a week of the 2017 Clausura in which 17 goals were scored, Week 4 could go down as the lowest scoring week of the season with just 14 goals. Nevertheless, there's no doubt that scoring will increase in the coming weeks.
Here are Liga MX's Week 4 Power Rankings.
1. CLUB TIJUANA (+3):
In his first season in Mexico, Guido Rodriguez's performances were a huge surprise but nowadays, the 22-year-old product of River Plate's youth teams is on his way to becoming one of Xolos' idols. Against...