2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
3-3-3, 11th in Mexican Liga BBVA Bancomer
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4dTom Marshall, Cesar Hernandez and Eric Gomez

Liga MX W2W4: Furch saving Santos, Necaxa eye upset

The second half of Liga MX's Apertura kicks off this weekend. Julio Furch's form for Santos Laguna and a potential upset is what we are watching.

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14dCesar Hernandez

Liga MX: Cruz Azul dominates midseason best XI

It's no surprise that Cruz Azul has the most players on our list of Liga MX's Best XI at the halfway point of the 2018 Apertura regular season.

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19dTom Marshall, Cesar Hernandez and Eric Gomez

Liga MX W2W4: Finalists meet again; Pachuca begins new era

Pachuca gets a confident Chivas in first game after Erick Gutierrez's exit to PSV, while Santos and Toluca meet for the first time since the Final.

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20dTom Marshall

PSV sign midfielder Gutierrez from Pachuca

Mexico midfielder Erick Gutierrez is set to join international teammate Hirving Lozano at PSV Eindhoven from Pachuca, the Eredivisie club confirmed.

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37dReuters

Ulloa leaves Leicester for Liga MX's Pachuca

Leicester City's Leonardo Ulloa ended his stay at the club to join Pachuca while fellow striker Islam Slimani sealed loan to Fenerbahce.

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40dTom Marshall, Cesar Hernandez and Eric Gomez, Mexico writers

Liga MX W2W4: Mexican youngsters out to make mark

With the World Cup blues fading, this is a good weekend to scout some of the best young talent in Liga MX and see what El Tri's future could be.

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42dCesar Hernandez

Can Pachuca resolve its early crisis in the Apertura?

Pachuca is without a point after three matches, the departures of Keisuke Honda and Diego Alonso taking a toll. But the club could turn it around.

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Melbourne Victory sign Japan striker Honda

The 32-year-old, who is expected to arrive in Melbourne next week, shapes as the new focal point in a retooled attack for the defending champions.

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47dTom Marshall, Eric Gomez and Cesar Hernandez, Mexico writers

W2W4: Liga MX's best on display as Cruz Azul host Tigres

The Liga MX table is starting to take shape. Some big clubs are need to right the ship, while others hope to keep their momentum going.

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62dTom Marshall and Eric Gomez, Mexico writers

W2W4: Xolos to beat Chivas? Pachuca face Monterrey

Liga MX is back and kicking off its first weekend of the Apertura is a battle between Club Tijuana and Chivas.

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131dAAP

Honda, Iniesta on A-League marquee list

Japanese star Keisuke Honda is on a shortlist of six players in the sights of the FFA as it looks to inject the A-League with some marquee magic.

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184dESPN staff

Novakovich 'honoured' after U.S. call-up

Reading striker Novakovich, 21, was called up to Dave Sarachan's squad after scoring 18 goals so far this season.

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194dTom Marshall, Eric Gomez, Cesar Hernandez

W2W4: Struggling Monterrey visit Santos

Monterrey are running out of time to turn their season around. Unfortunately, they visit league-leading Santos next.

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200dTom Marshall, Eric Gomez, Cesar Hernandez

W2W4: Puebla's big test vs. Monterrey

Puebla have been a surprise package but face their sternest test in Monterrey. Also, it's Clasico Nacional time! It's Liga MX W2W4.

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201dNayib Moran

Honda enjoying magical season at Pachuca

Keisuke Honda needed time to adjust to life in Liga MX but the Japan international is now thriving as Pachuca's chief playmaker.

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223dNayib Moran

Pachuca close to breaking out of slump

Despite a couple of down seasons and a slow start to this campaign, Pachuca is close to turning things around, regardless of what the results say.

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249dNayib Moran, Tom Marshall, Eric Gomez

W2W4: Chivas, Cruz Azul seek first wins

After an exciting and somewhat surprising first week of the Clausura, Liga MX returns. Here is W2W4 this weekend.

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260dCesar Hernandez

Manneh, Henriquez headline new arrivals

Several Liga MX clubs were busy in the short offseason bringing in new talent to fill gaps. Here are seven of the most intriguing new arrivals.

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261dTom Marshall

New season begins in Liga MX

Are Tigres and Monterrey the teams to beat in Clausura? Will America and Chivas bounce back? A new Liga MX season looks at what to expect in 2018.

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266dESPN staff

Pachuca sign Manneh from MLS' Crew SC

Liga MX side Pachuca announced the signing of former Vancouver Whitecaps and Columbus Crew SC striker Kekuta Manneh.

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271dNayib Moran

Monterrey put ghosts to rest with Copa MX win

The victory was a significant one for Monterrey because before its win over Pachuca, its fanbase had already witnessed two league collapses.

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277dAssociated Press

Pachuca beat Al-Jazira to CWC third spot

Mexican side Pachuca claimed third place at the Club World Cup with a comprehensive 4-1 win over Al-Jazira.

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277dNayib Moran

Pachuca's Guzman can cap breakout season

In a season of disappointment for Pachuca, Victor Guzman has been a bright light, leading all Mexicans in Liga MX in goals during the Apertura.

RankingsMexican Liga BBVA Bancomer

Goal Difference5Tied-7th
Goals Scored406th
Assists8Tied-9th
Goals Conceded358th