Liga MX

These Back To Back Golazos Are Impossible To Ignore: Mexico’s Biggest Star Is French

When Andre-Pierre Gignac first transferred from Marseille in Ligue 1 to  Tigres in Liga MX, my esteemed coworker Sam Klomhaus said something along the lines of, “What!?

The Most Exciting League Race Right Now Is in Mexico

Most of the football world will be focused on Spain this weekend, where Real Madrid and Barcelona renew El Clasico. However, Liga MX concludes their regular season this weekend and seven of the nine matches have playoff implications.

In Mexico, the top eight finishers move onto the playoffs, where they are paired 1 vs. 8, 2 vs. 7, 3 vs. 6 and 4 vs. 5 in the first round of the tournament. Pumas has locked up first place and are joined by Toluca, Tigres, America and Leon as having clinched a playoff berth.

Weekend TV Preview: El Super Clasico!! Club America vs Chivas at the Azteca, the Best of the Rest

The Estadio Azteca will play host to the biggest match in Mexican football on Saturday afternoon as manager Matias Almeyda guides his Chivas team against Club America. Almeyda was appointed to replace the sacked Jose Manuel de la Torre as Guadalajara’s new chief on September 15th and will look to build off of last weekend’s 2-1 victory over Querataro. The Argentinean coach will look to captain Omar Bravo for scoring against America’s defense, which leads Liga MX with five clean sheets in nine games.

Messi Almost Went To Liga MX. Seriously.

I am not one to say "I told you so."

That was a bold-faced lie. I am totally one to say "I told you so," and that's why I am saying "I told you so."

Or, rather, I almost told you so.

Some months ago I wrote an article that argued the merits of Lionel Messi leaving Barcelona and joining Liga MX side Queretaro.

La Liga Returns: Your Must-Watch Soccer Schedule For The Weekend.

Lionel Messi and FC Barcelona have had a weird last ten days.  Barca hoisted the UEFA Super Cup trophy in Tbilisi, Georgia on August 11th thanks to a 117th minute goal from Pedro that defeated a Sevilla team 5-4. Sevilla had clawed back from a 4-1 second half deficit to send the game into extra time.

Tigres Continue Mexico's Woes In The Copa Libertadores

Tigres fans were advised to be cautious in and around El Estadio Monumental in Argentina on Wednesday night. With soccer hooligans running amok, authorities were afraid brawls would break out between the two opposing fan bases.

The shadow of the Buenos Aires stadium on the pavement gave passersby an eerie calmness, even though the stadium was about to host the final of South America’s most well-known club tournament. The stadium, home to River Plate, was about to host the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final. An intense showdown between two sides was imminent.

Could Tigres Be The First Mexican Team To Win The Copa Libertadores?

Tigres has reached the final of the 2015 Copa Libertadores. Beating one of Brazil's most well-known sides, Internacional, along the way. In what was a spirited match by the Mexican side, Inter could just not cope with Los Felinos in front of a sold out crowd at El Volcan Football Stadium in Nuevo Leon Mexico. 

The Owner Of Chivas Has Just Said Chicharito Will Never Go To The MLS

Jorge Vergara, the owner of Chivas de Guadalajara, has said that he will do all he can financially to make sure that Javier Hernandez comes to Liga MX instead of the MLS, should the Mexican international leave Manchester United. 

Speaking to ESPN Mexico’s Raza Deportivo, Vergara had this to say on the possibility of such move. 

The Star Coming To Mexico No One Is Talking About

The MLS has been making a name for itself in recent years as a "retirement home" for international superstars like David Beckham, Thierry Henry, Frank Lampard, Kaka and Steven Gerrard. 

Liga MX has been doing the same thing, with Queretaro spending last season with Ronaldinho on the roster.

Now, though, it looks like Liga MX is looking to up the ante, by obtaining an international star who is still playing at an elite level. 

Netflix Adding Original Spanish-Language Show About Mexican Soccer

Netflix will debut a soccer dramedy called "Club de Cuervos" August 7, according to The Hollywood Reporter. 

The Spanish-language series will focus on a feud between competing heirs of a Mexican professional soccer team after the death of the owner and will consist of 13 episodes.

Club de Cuervos is Netflix's first original series produced entirely in Spanish.