It's been a loaded couple of weeks of Liga MX action, including a surprise win for Toluca over Chivas, Club America's decision to part ways with coach Ignacio "Nacho" Ambriz, and a heated midweek match that pitted Alan Pulido against his former club Tigres. With Week 10 in the books, which team looks poised to carry its fine form into the latter stages of the Apertura? Our Liga MX bloggers Tom Marshall, Nayib Moran and Cesar Hernandez discuss.
Tigres and Toluca were the only...
MEXICO CITY -- While teams like Tigres, Club Tijuana and Pachuca are giving performances that suggest that they will be legitimate title contenders come Liguilla time, Monterrey and Club America continue to turn in lackluster showings, so much so that the latter's board came to the decision to part ways with coach Ignacio Ambriz on Sunday.
Here are five lessons learned from Week 9:
1. Toluca takes advantage of Chivas' poor first half
Chivas unexplainably gave a sombrous first-half performance...
The Liga MX's Apertura 2016 moves over the halfway point in round nine of matches over Mexican independence weekend.
Here's what to look out for as the race to reach the playoffs starts to heat up:
Chivas looking for statement after one year of Matias Almeyda
Chivas coach Matias Almeyda came in on Sept. 15, 2015 and wasted no time in stating that his mission was to "awaken the giant," which was actually in relegation trouble at that point.
Fast forward a year and Chivas go into Saturday's match...