Mexican Liga MX
Believe it or not, Chivas are currently sitting in third place in the Liga MX table, only two spots behind current league leaders Club Tijuana and two above their bitter rivals, Club America.
As Chivas have climbed up the power rankings and league table, America's recent results have sent them spiraling down. The tables truly have been turned for Las Aguilas, who have also had to deal with off-the-field management issues this week.
Here are my updated power rankings for the Liga MX:
Gustavo Matosas' future as Club America head coach may be at risk as the team is in a full-blown crisis following another horrid loss. Counting the CONCACAF Champions League loss to Herediano, the Aguilas have given up seven goals in their last two matches.
Perhaps it was fitting that Veracruz, the "Red Sharks" of Liga MX, were the squad to smell Club America's blood in the water in Friday's match between the two. A close loss is one thing -- a 4-0 shellacking is another. It's humiliating, and...
Going into the second half of the Liga MX season, the race for the playoffs has well and truly begun, even as the relegation threat eases up for teams like Chivas. There's new intrigue at the top of the table after long-time league leaders Tijuana lost to Cruz Azul on Saturday. As always, the fate of the squads rested on which players stepped up their game the past week to help deliver results to their clubs.
Here's the Liga MX Best XI for the past week of games.
Julio Furch, forward, Veracruz...
In this week's installment of the Liga MX fan rant, I have decided to discuss two squads with two very different outcomes in their recent matches: Puebla and Monterrey. While Los Rayados have slowly started to pick up their form, La Franja have struggled and is looking like the most likely candidate to be relegated at the end of this season.
Let's take a quick look at these two teams and their highs -- and lows -- in the Clausura:
It's about time, Monterrey.
The thing about Los Rayados...