United States youth international midfielder Jonathan Gonzalez helped Monterrey to win the Copa MX on Thursday.
The victory was a significant one for Monterrey because before its win over Pachuca, its fanbase had already witnessed two league collapses.
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.
The Copa MX final is normally one game too many at the end of the season but Monterrey and Pachuca's failures elsewhere make it a must-see game.
Mexican clubs have rallied to aid the relief effort after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake caused devastation in Mexico City and surrounding states.
A magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Mexico has forced the cancellation of all of this week's Copa MX matches.