Liga MX

Necaxa held the defending champs to a scoreless draw on Saturday. The Rayos and the Aguilas are two of the five unbeaten teams in Liga MX.

Scattershooting after Matchday 3: League leaders, goleadores and late transfers

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Necaxa slows high-flying Aguilas; Brandon gets a brace

Liga MX struggles to find proper approach to addressing fan violence

Tigres roar, Aguilas soar: Last season's finalists are only teams off to 3-0-0 start

Sebastián Cáceres (left) and Álvaro Fidalgo (right) could soon be saying adios to life with the reigning Liga MX champions. The two América stars are being recruited by European clubs.

Monterrey and América top the table but roster shake-ups in the offing

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Richard Sánchez (left) and Julián Quiñones – the goal-scorers for América – celebrate after the former's goal against Querétaro in Liga MX action at Estadio Azteca.

Champs pluck Gallos Blancos in home opener at Estadio Azteca

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Atlético de San Luis players embrace Leo Bonatini (#9) after he scored the opener in the team's 3-1 victory over UNAM. The win lifted Atleti into first place in the Liga MX standings.

Clausura 2024: Atleti tames Pumas, Necaxa dumps Puebla to share first place

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Necaxa has not lost at Estadio Cuauhtémoc since April 2022 and the Rayos are determined to avoid another season in the Liga MX cellar.

Matchday 2: Necaxa visits Puebla followed by Tuneros-Pumas clash

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André-Pierre Gignac (center) gestures to the crowd after scoring against León in the Liga MX season opener for Tigres.

Tigres score twice in final half hour to claim key road win at León

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With the expected departure of defender Juan Escobar (above), only one starter (Ignacio Rivero) from the 2021 Liga MX championship side remains with Cruz Azul.

The Cruz Azul two-step: One step forward and one step backward

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Carlos Vela (left) and Andrés Guardado seen side-by-side during a game against Brazil in the 2018 World Cup. Vela is a free agent while Guardado is considering a return to Liga MX.

Two El Tri 'players emeritus' making twilight career decisions

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Necaxa's Alan Montes (No. 23) exults after scoring the game-winner in minute 90+3. The Rayos had been losing 1-0 to Atlas until Ricardo Monreal (No. 30) equalized in minute 88.

Matchday 1: Plethora of late-game heroics makes up for paucity of scoring

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Maxi Araujo (No. 11) celebrates with Federico Pereira and Marcel Ruiz after Pereira (facing camera) netted the tying goal for Toluca in their season opener at Querétaro.

Pereira's stoppage-time goal gives visiting Toluca draw in season opener

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Chivas GM Fernando Hierro (left) and new head coach Fernando Gago

Transfer issues aside, Chivas plan 'Chicharito' homecoming extravaganza

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Cruz Azul's Juan Escobar got into a shouting match with new coach Martín Anselmi and now his spot on the Cementeros roster is at risk just ahead of Opening Weekend in Liga MX.

Will Cruz Azul's bounceback season be sidetracked? Whither goest Necaxa?

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Cruz Azul last played at "Estadio Azul" on Oct. 21, 2018, a 2-0 win over Morelia. After being abandoned for two years, the stadium – renamed Estadio Azulgrana – became the home field of second-division Atlante. The Potros hosted the first leg of the Ascenso MX finals there on Nov. 30.

Clausura 2024: Of ‘new’ stadiums, ‘Chicharito’ rumors and other transactions

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Igor Lichnovsky went from riding the bench with Tigres to back-stopping América's run to the Liga MX title.

Three transactions to take note of ahead of Clausura 2024

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Monterrey hopes to remain healthy as it sets its sights on a sixth Liga MX title.

Apertura 2024: Monterrey hoping to avoid another late-season fade

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After overachieving last season, the Pumas have stockpiled some offensive weapons as they aim to make a title run in the Clausura 2024.

Pumas transfer haul focuses on offense, raising expectations at the CU

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Javier "Chicharito" Hernández is keen to return to Guadalajara, but does management share his interest?

Chivas transfer window off to slow start, but a few deals in the works

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Israel Luna (left) was expected to team up with Erick Sánchez (right) in the middle of the Pachuca line-up last season. Then Luna tore up his knee in July. The 21-year-old midfielder is expected back this season.

Tuzos seek to put Apertura 2023 behind them; Monterrey’s roster fluidity

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Necaxa was last in the Liga MX standings a season ago so Rayos management is busy trying to upgrade the club's roster.

Woeful Necaxa looks to energize locker room ahead of Clausura 2024

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América hoisted the Liga MX trophy exactly two weeks ago and management is wasting no time in preparing to chase more glory in the Clausura 2024.

Hot Stove League Happenings: No down time for front offices in Mexico

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El Tri forward Santiago Giménez leads the Eredivisie with 18 goals and he set a new standard for most goals in the Dutch league during a calendar year.

Mexico slides in FIFA rankings while some national team stars shine

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Cruz Azul fans had little to cheer about in the Apertura 2023 season as the Cementeros slumped to a 16th-place finish.

Cruz Azul makeover continues apace; Chivas reboot under way

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The moment that clinched the Liga MX championship for América: Tigres goalie Nahuel Guzmán (right) takes down Julián Quiñones near midfield to earn a red card. Quiñones had just scored moments earlier to give the Aguilas a 1-0 lead in overtime. América went on to win 3-0.

América dethrones short-handed Tigres in OT, hoists 14th league trophy

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Sebastián Cáceres (left) and the América defense prevented Tigres playmaker Sebastián Córdova from getting into a comfort zone during Thursday's first leg of the Liga MX finals, a match that ended 1-1.

Will Tigres' experience be a factor or will América's class rise to the occasion?

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Veljko Paunovic reportedly turned in his resignation during the Apertura 2023 season but was talked into staying. This week, he repeated his request and was allowed to leave.

Guadalajara, León find themselves hunting for head coaches

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