2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
4-2-2, 2nd in Liga Bancomer
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42dTom Marshall

America, Santos make a strong start

The Clausura started this weekend and if the opening week is any indication, it should be a fun time in Liga MX. Here are the top stories from Week 1.

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82dTom Marshall

Alvarado joins Necaxa from Santos Laguna

United States defender Ventura Alvarado has signed for Necaxa from Santos Laguna, with Mexican winger Jesus Isijara moving the other way.

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141dLeo Spall

'There won't be another player like Pele'

Today, 40 years on, Pele's standards are still those against which others are measured. We speak to those who played with and against the legend.

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150dJack Rathborn

Man Utd, Barca chase Santos wantaway Lima

Manchester United have joined Barcelona in the chase for wantaway Santos star Lucas Lima, while Real Madrid are planning a January spending spree.

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153dAdriana Garcia

Real Madrid equal Santos' world-record run

Real Madrid equalled the world record of scoring in consecutive matches - set at 73 by Brazilian club Santos in 1963 - when Borja Mayoral netted.

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160dTim Vickery

Copa Libertadores heads into quarterfinals

The Copa Libertadores quarterfinals are dominated by Argentine and Brazilian sides, but the other two clubs involved could surprise the favourites.

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217dNayib Moran

Santos' Sandoval has a European goal

Santos Laguna's Gael Sandoval narrowly missed out on the 2017 Gold Cup but bigger things could lie ahead for the talented Mexican youngster.

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241dSam Marsden

Lucas Lima to join Barcelona from Santos

Brazil international midfielder Lucas Lima will join Barcelona in January when his contract with Santos expires, the player confirmed to ESPN Brasil.

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263dESPN Staff

Playoff Awards: MVP, unsung hero -- Vote!

The 2017 Clausura has come and gone, with Chivas crowned champions for the first time since 2006. Was Alan Pulido or Rodolfo Cota their MVP? Vote!

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283dNayib Moran

Tigres gaining steam; Tapatio is wide open

With four matches in the books in the Clausura Liguilla, Tigres look like the team to beat, while the second leg of the Clasico Tapatio is wide open.

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286dTom Marshall

Breaking down Liguilla tactical battles

With the Liga MX playoffs set to start Wednesday, here's a tactical breakdown of the eight teams vying for the all-important title. Who will win?

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293dNayib Moran

Xolos keep top spot; Atlas and Tigres rise

Tijuana hold onto the top spot but Santos Laguna, Atlas and even Tigres are rising at the right time in Nayib Moran's latest Liga MX power rankings.

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300dNayib Moran

Monterrey, Santos sneak up; Xolos No. 1

If Monterrey can repeat performances like its win over Tigres, reaching a Liga MX final looks likely. Rayados are No. 2, but where does your team sit?

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312dTom Marshall

What does Liga MX think of the 2026 bid?

'Football is the most important of the least important things.' ESPN FC spoke with Liga MX's most progressive president on the impact of the 2026 bid.

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354dTom Marshall

Americans fly high in unpredictable Liga MX

Xolos, Santos Laguna and Toluca have been the three best sides, but six others could take the cake. This and more lessons learned at the midway point.

RankingsLiga Bancomer

Goal Difference6Tied-2nd
Goals Scored14Tied-2nd
Assists10Tied-3rd
Goals Conceded8Tied-7th