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Gignac cements his status as a Tigres legend

Alejandro Moreno preview's the matchup between Atlanta United and Club America in this years Campeones Cup.
Paul Mariner makes his choice between LAFC's Carlos Vela and Atlanta United's Josef Martinez for his hypothetical MLS team.
Brian McBride explains how playing Liga MX teams mid-season in the Leagues Cup will either help or hurt the four MLS teams involved.
A cat took to the pitch and got a touch on the ball in the Leagues Cup match between Real Salt Lake and Tigres.

Round four of games in the Liga MX Apertura saw Santos Laguna win once again, Chivas pick up a vital three points and Veracruz's winless streak increase to 30 games.

Here's a run-down of the key events in Mexico this past weekend:

Santos Laguna, Queretaro, America remain unbeaten

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Eyebrows were raised when Andre-Pierre Gignac swapped France for Mexico four years ago, but the former Lorient, Toulouse and Marseille striker has proved his doubters wrong to become a legend for Tigres. 

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Liga MX review: Gignac breaks record, Dos Santos stars for America

Andre-Pierre Gignac of Tigres celebrates his goal against Pumas
Andre-Pierre Gignac has become a legend at Tigres.

Round three of games in the 2019 Apertura brought a new club goal-scoring record, a dream Club America debut in Estadio Azteca for Giovani dos Santos and another abysmal result for Veracruz.

Here's the breakdown.

Gignac breaks Boy's Tigres goal-scoring record

Andre-Pierre Gignac headed in an 89th minute winner for Tigres at Pumas to earn a 1-0 victory and stand alone on 105 goals as the club's highest ever goal-scorer, overtaking Tomas Boy.

It was a typical Gignac goal, ghosting into space between...

Liga MX review: Chivas get surprise win over Tigres as Monterrey struggles

Brian McBride explains how playing Liga MX teams mid-season in the Leagues Cup will either help or hurt the four MLS teams involved.
Herculez Gomez explains why the new Leagues Cup is a first step toward more direct competition between MLS and Liga MX.

MEXICO CITY -- Week 2 of the Liga MX Apertura 2019 season wrapped up with some surprising results. We have a look at some of the main storylines from the weekend's action. 

Chivas surprise Tigres

How Chivas needed this. The 2-0 victory on Sunday over Tigres lifted the pressure on coach Tomas Boy and should provide a boost after a preseason that saw the Guadalajara club fail to win a single game.

The 24th minute red card for Carlos Salcedo certainly helped Chivas, but this was an improved...

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Tigres UANL boss: Leagues Cup can do better

Goalkeeper Matt Lampson made three saves in the penalty shootout against Tijuana to send the LA Galaxy to the Leagues Cup semifinals.
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Leagues Cup: David Romney (54') LA Galaxy 2-2 Tijuana
Leagues Cup: Emmanuel Boateng (27') LA Galaxy 1-0 Tijuana

Tigres head coach Ricardo "Tuca" Ferretti has lamented Liga MX clubs not being involved in the Copa Libertadores and said the inaugural Leagues Cup against MLS opposition needs to improve to reach the level of the CONMEBOL competition.

Tigres face Real Salt Lake on Wednesday and Ferretti complained about all the games being played in the United States against opposition that are midway through their season, while Liga MX's 2019 Apertura only kicked off last weekend.

- Carlisle: How can MLS compete...