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,...
Tigres scraped through a tight semifinal series against Toluca on Sunday to book their place in the Liga MX Apertura 2015 final. They won 2-0 on the night and 2-0 on aggregate thanks to second half goals from Mexico international Javier Aquino and Argentine Damian Alvarez.
Tigres will play Pumas in the Liga MX final, with the games scheduled for next Thursday and Sunday. Here are three things we learned:
1. Ferretti wins coaching battle vs. Cardozo
Up until that Aquino goal, the story of the...
Pumas lost 3-1 against nine-man Club America on Sunday, but managed to hold on to advance to the Liga MX Apertura finals thanks to a 4-3 aggregate score over the two legs of the semifinal.
Darwin Quintero netted twice for Las Aguilas in the first half of the Mexico City derby, with Javier Cortes pulling one back for Pumas in the 84th minute, before Andres Aldrete scored in the 87th to take America to within one goal of advancing.
America couldn't overcome the 3-0 deficit from the first leg last...