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Tigres are peaking at the right time with Liga MX playoffs approaching

MEXICO CITY -- There are three playoff spots still available after 16 games in the Apertura 2018. However, the rest of the field is set -- and fans will take in the international break before coming back to the season's final act. Here's what we learned in Week 16:

1. Are teams wary of Tigres' run?

If there's a clear dark horse candidate going into the Apertura 2018 playoffs, Tigres has clearly emerged in that role. In the last four games, Tigres have grabbed eight points and scored 13 goals. Andre-Pierre...

 By Eric Gomez

Liga MX Power Rankings: Tigres on verge of playoff berth as Pumas, Monterrey clinch

MEXICO CITY - The international dates will add a layer of intrigue to Mexico's regular season finale, as Week 17 will be pushed back to accommodate the plethora of national teams that will take the field in the coming days. Most of the playoff field has been set, but there is still the chance we'll see some surprises towards the very end of the Apertura 2018.

- Latest Liga MX standings | Schedule | Latest Playoff Picture


Record: 10W-3D-3L
Week 15 ranking: 1


Rumblings of rift between Javier Hernandez, Mexico won't stop as absence continues

Mexico announced on Thursday its squad for two upcoming friendlies against Argentina on Nov. 16 and Nov. 20 in Cordoba and Mendoza.  Here are five talking points stemming from the squad: 

Chicharito issue won't go away

There are rational reasons why Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez, Mexico's top goalscorer, hasn't been involved for El Tri since Russia 2018. For the September friendlies, a rest was required after the long World Cup camp; in October, Hernandez was bed-stricken with a virus...

Liga MX W2W4: Santos-America pits high-powered offenses; playoff race heating up

The Liga MX playoffs are only two match days away. Though the international break will serve as a buffer as we gear up for the final weekend, there are plenty of stories to watch out for in Week 16:

1. Match of the week pits Santos vs. Club America

It's almost criminal that no one is paying attention to the amazing season Santos Laguna has put together. Heck, not only are they the defending champions and lost three key members of their side during the summer -- their coach resigned mid-season,...

 By Eric Gomez

Liga MX Power Rankings: Cruz Azul back on top after derby win over Pumas

MEXICO CITY -- We're two games away from finding out who will be competing for the Mexican league title. Though some teams have emerged from the pack as true contenders, including Copa MX winners and new league leaders Cruz Azul, there's still plenty of time for dark horses to slip in and make their case as the regular season winds down. Here are the Power Rankings for Week 15:

- Latest Liga MX standings | Schedule | Latest Playoff Picture


Record: 9W-3D-3L
Week 14 ranking:4


Liga MX scoring surge may show Mexico striker situation isn't all doom and gloom

It was as if a magic wand had been waved and a spell cast to help Mexican goal-scorers find their shooting boots this weekend, with 13 of the 28 goals scored in Liga MX -- 46 percent -- netted by players born in the country.

Admittedly, that stat might not jump out for followers of other leagues, in some of which domestic players -- and particularly strikers -- get more opportunities. But not one of the top 10 goal-scorers in Liga MX heading into this weekend's games was Mexico-born. In round 14,...