MEXICO CITY -- Antonio Mohamed sat in front of the press. The Liga MX trophy was hoisted on the table next to him. The Argentine manager was drenched in a mix of sports drinks and champagne, and pawed at the medal around his neck. He was a league champion and he was also out of a job.
"I leave them the trophy, I take my dignity with me," Mohamed said. Though he had coached Club America to its 12th (and as of 2017, most recent) league title, he was being unceremoniously bounced from the club by then-president...
It's Liguilla time in Liga MX, with the quarterfinals of the 2017 Apertura postseason getting underway on Wednesday.
Here's a breakdown of each of the teams involved:
Monterrey (1) vs. Atlas (8)
10:30 PM ET Thursday, Nov. 23 at Estadio Jalisco; 7 PM ET Sunday, Nov. 26 at Estadio BBVA Bancomer
Rayados scored the most goals (29), conceded the fewest (12) and recorded a total of 37 points in the 2017 Apertura. It was a remarkable regular season.
Dig below the surface and...