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...
With just two days left before the start of the Liga MX Apertura 2016, here are our Liga MX Power Rankings entering the new campaign.
1. MONTERREY: The 2010 Apertura was the the last time Monterrey lifted the Liga MX title. Since then, Los Rayados have gone on to become one of the most advanced clubs in Mexico -- opening the impeccable Estadio BBVA Bancomer in August 2015 and consistently bringing in top talent. Edwin Cardona, Dorlan Pabon and Carlos Sanchez are still around, securing La...