Week 3 in the Liga MX 2017 Clausura produced some big matchups.
Here are the main talking points from the weekend's action:
1. Xolos nab win against lackluster Chivas
Miguel Herrera came out on top against Argentine coach Matias Almeyda on Saturday evening, with his Club Tijuana side overcoming Chivas 1-0 in Estadio Chivas.
The build-up to the game centered on Argentine Almeyda stating that Mexican coaches such as Herrera -- although he didn't mention him by name -- should have more faith in domestic...
MEXICO CITY -- Last season's thrilling final between America and Tigres will have another take, but this time around what's at stake is a first win in the 2017 Clausura for both clubs.
Here's five things to watch for this weekend in Liga MX:
1. Apertura final rematch not lacking intensity
According to Club America's manager Ricardo La Volpe, America was the superior side throughout the 210 minutes played against Tigres in December's two-legged 2016 Apertura final, however in the end...
From pitch-invading dogs to Atlas upsetting Tigres, Liga MX is back. Amid calls to globalize the league, we asked our experts Tom Marshall, Nayib Moran, Cesar Hernandez and Eric Gomez who they'd most like to see join Liga MX.
From a Chile international in the Bundesliga to an Argentina national teamer at Flamengo, here are their picks:
Who would you most like to join Liga MX?
Eduardo Vargas, FW, Hoffenheim
Chile and Hoffenheim striker Eduardo Vargas appears to be for sale and would be an instant hit in Liga MX. The 27-year-old has had...
The Spanish verb "obligar," which translates rather clumsily as "obligate" in English, has a special place in the Mexican football lexicon.
When it comes to the national team or any of the big clubs, the question of whether they are obligated to win a game or tournament is very common. It lures in both managers and institutions, piles on the pressure and then proceeds to regularly backfire. That's the point of it. After all, if you are obligated to do something and you don't achieve it, then it...