Tigres striker Andre-Pierre Gignac has praised the scale and quality of Mexican football, saying it could be more powerful than France and is the reference point on the American continent.
GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- U.S. international midfielder Joe Corona freely admits the Clausura 2016 campaign hasn't been the best of his career, and he would be open to an MLS move if the right circumstance presented itself.
The 25-year-old got the start in Dorados de Sinaloa's 2-1 loss on Sunday to Chivas in Guadalajara. But despite being in the starting XI, Corona says his season hasn't gone as planned.
"It wasn't the season I expected," admitted Corona after the match. "I was working hard to play,...
With one game left in the regular season of the 2016 Clausura, three clubs will fight for one last ticket to the playoffs: Cruz Azul, Tigres and Pumas. In Week 16, Monterrey and Club America put in the performance of the weekend in a match that finished 3-3 at Estadio Azteca. Chivas and Morelia, who at the start of the season were in the relegation conversation, will finish the season among the elite eight.
In light of Week 16's results, here are the Liga MX's Power Rankings:
The regular season now has just one round of matches left, but before we move on to last games to be had, let's take a look back at five things we learned during Week 16 of the Liga MX:
1. Last season's two finalists might miss out on the Liguilla
It's been a tough tournament for Tigres and Pumas. After battling it out in the final of the 2015 Apertura (which Tigres won), both clubs are now on the verge of missing out on the Liguilla.
For Tigres, a place outside of the top eight would cap an underwhelming...