Tigres forward Andre-Pierre Gignac has said that he would like to seek Mexican citizenship through naturalisation because he feels at home in Mexico and because his son was born in Monterrey.
Gignac, 30, left Marseille for Tigres last summer and helped his new club reach the Copa Libertadores final and win the Liga MX Apertura title. Tigres also made the CONCACAF Champions League final, although they lost to fellow Mexican side America.
Last week, they crashed out of the Mexican playoffs after...
Monterrey lost 2-1 at home to Tigres, but the final aggregate score in the quarterfinal series finished 4-3 in favor of Rayados. Monterrey has now eliminated Tigres in the playoffs in five consecutive occasions.
In the Liguilla, when it matters, Monterrey have come out victorious in the Clasico Regio.
Here are three takes after Antonio Mohamed's men advanced to the Liga MX semifinals:
Monterrey's deadly counter-attacks propelled the team to a 3-1 win over Tigres in the first-leg of the Liga MX quarterfinals. La Pandilla is now 90 minutes away from eliminating its hated rival in the Liguilla for the fifth consecutive time.
The 108th Clasico Regio heads to Monterrey's Estadio BBVA Bancomer, where Rayados faithful hope to see their team seal a place in Liga MX's final four. Here are three takeaways after Monterrey's formidable performance at Estadio Universitario leaves the defending...
With the Liga MX Clausura Liguilla about to begin, ESPN FC's Tom Marshall breaks down what you need to know about the four quarterfinals.
Tigres (8 seed) vs. Monterrey (1)
First leg: Wednesday, 8 p.m. ET at Estadio Universitario
Second leg: Saturday, 8 p.m. ET at Estadio BBVA Bancomer
When Tigres' postseason participation was on the line and they needed to win, the side from Nuevo Leon came up with its best performance of the season, dismantling Cruz Azul 3-0 away on Saturday. It boded...