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...
On Monday, Chile international Eduardo Vargas completed his transfer from Hoffenheim of the Bundesliga to reigning Liga MX champions Tigres. It's a hugely exciting move for Mexican football, but where will the attacker fit into Ricardo "Tuca" Ferretti's star-studded team? Our experts Tom Marshall, Cesar Hernandez, Nayib Moran and Eric Gomez discuss.
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Week 4 in the 2017 Liga MX Clausura brought victories for Chivas and Club America, while Monterrey continues to struggle. Plus, Pumas' Mexican players are staking a claim to international spots with El Tri, while Tigres must find a spot in their talented lineup for new arrival Eduardo Vargas.
Here's a look at the biggest talking points of the weekend:
1. Chivas, America return to winning ways
Whenever Mexico's two biggest teams lose a game, there is a certain amount of pressure, but both Club...