Liga MX

Pachuca Have A Fun, Kind Of Weird Obsession With Pokemon

Pachuca like Pokemon. A lot.

What could have caused this obsession? Our working theory is "Pachuca" would be a great name for a Pokemon (other soccer clubs with great Pokemon names: Cobresal, Gremio, Melgar, Carmelita and Xelaju) and they just ran with it.


Here are Pachuca's tweets from the second half against Dorados de Sinaloa. Again, these are just from the second half.

The 5 Soccer Matches Everyone Should Watch This Weekend

I stayed on target with my predictions as I only missed the Madrid Derby pick (what is going on with Real Madrid!!?!!). Not to worry, I will miss them all this week as quality matches dot the globe and the MLS returns. Here are the five can’t miss matches of the weekend, including the critical North London derby:

The North London Derby, And Four Other Games

1. Tottenham Hotspur v. Arsenal, Saturday 7:45 a.m. EST, NBCSN

Liga MX And MLS Are Now Equals, Says Robbie Keane

Los Angeles Galaxy forward Robbie Keane has seen enough over his four years of play in North America to declare MLS on par with Liga MX. A bullish Keane declared that Liga MX was stagnating in the face of MLS growth, a bold claim to make prior to Tuesday’s second leg fixture between the Galaxy and Santos Laguna of Liga MX.

TV Preview: Chivas VS. Tigres — Sunday 6:00 P.M. EST - Univision Deportes

TV Preview: Chivas v Tigres: the Bundesliga is back after a month off although most German sides were busy during the sabbatical. Chicharito did what Chicharito does, scoring goals in Florida of all places and with 19 goals in 22 appearances, the Mexican National player is getting glances from English sides once more.

Cuauhtemoc Blanco Sworn In As Mayor Of Cuernavaca

Chinese political revolutionary Mao Zedong once said “political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.” Obviously he was a man fond of frightening his own people with weapons in order to keep his citizens in line. That’s one way of carrying out your duties as an elected official.

Darth Vader Crashes A Mexican Soccer Press Conference With Big News

Pachuca unveiled their latest signing Tuesday with a timely, yet bizarre, pop culture reference. Clad in Darth Vader’s getup and stepping to “The Imperial March,” Pachuca’s new arrival, Darth Omar, made his way to the podium along with a Sith Lord, Stormtrooper and an undersized Chewbacca.

With Star Wars fever firmly gripping the planet, who can blame Pachuca for catching the bug? It makes for an oddly captivating viewing experience.  

Tigres VS. Pumas Reminded Everyone Why Liga MX Is The Most Entertaining League In The World

I will set the scene: Tigres are up 3-0 on Pumas after thoroughly dominating the first leg of the 2015 Liga MX final. 

The second leg, though, ended up being one of the craziest games we have ever seen, in a final to boot. Pumas needed something damn near a miracle to come back and win, but this is Liga MX, and anything is possible. Lalo Herrera got Pumas on to the comeback trail just before half time.

He Just Led His Team To An MLS Cup. Now He's Being Sold To Santos Laguna In Liga MX

The Portland Timbers’ left-back Jorge Villafana is reportedly on his way to Liga MX club Santos Laguna for a transfer fee of just under $1 million. Villafana was a crucial part of the Timbers defense that led Portland to their first ever MLS Cup title. 

While leading Portland in both appearances and minutes played throughout the course of the campaign, Villafana also chipped in with a goal and four assists from the fullback position. 

5 Reasons Pumas Beat America In The Apertura

There was a lot of action in Liga MX this week, with Club America and Pumas de la UNAM going at it in the Apertura semifinal.

Not only was America beaten by their city rivals, but they were beaten so badly that Americanistas couldn’t believe what they were seeing. Their team completely fell apart at El Estadio Azteca. The fortress of Las Aguilas del America. Well it wasn’t a fortress that day and for many reasons.These are five reasons why Club America were dominated by Pumas. 

Could Club America Take Home The Club World Cup Trophy?

FIFA’s Club World Cup is back this winter, with new faces set to duel it out for the prestigious club trophy. Seven teams compete in the tournament. One host team and six teams representing their specific regions. This includes winners of the AFC Champions League, CAF Champions League, CONCACAF Champions League, Copa Libertadores, OFC Champions League and UEFA Champions League. Club America is CONCACAF's representative.