Liga MX Apertura 2018 Round 12 Review

The last round of Liga MX matches before the October international break saw two Mexico City giants win high profile away matches, while Monterrey rivals Rayados and Tigres continued to disappoint. Pumas break drought in Guadalajara Going into this season Pumas had not won at Chivas in 36 years. Although the university club are one…

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Liga MX Apertura 2018 Round 5 Review

Last season’s finalists impressed in Round 5, while one of the title favorites has problems up front. Santos Eye Back-to-Back League Titles http://gty.im/1021988688 Surprise title winners in the Clausura 2018, few expected Santos to challenge again for the Liga MX championship this season. The playing squad was weakened significantly this summer. Mexican international centre-back Néstor…

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Liga MX Apertura 2018 Round 4 Review

This week, one of Mexico’s biggest sides continued to struggle, while two other giants flexed their muscles. Chivas in free fall Last season, Chivas finished a lowly 17th, and are in the exact same position in the table after four matches of the Apertura 2018. After a 2-1 loss at home to Santos Laguna in…

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Liga MX Apertura 2018 Round 2 Review

Round 2 of the Apertura 2018 saw one of the most thrilling Liga MX matches of recent times, with Pumas recording a 5-3 victory over Necaxa. However, that was not the weekend’s only important result… http://gty.im/1009692060 Capital giants Pumas and Cruz Azul top table Although they are two of Mexico’s biggest and most historic clubs,…

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Liga MX Apertura 2018 Round 1 Review

Only four days after the World Cup Final, Mexico’s Liga MX got underway with the first match of the Apertura 2018. Fortunately for those suffering from World Cup hangover, round 1 saw a host of exciting matches and intriguing storylines. Without VAR, refereeing takes centre stage Back in the spring, efforts were made by Liga…

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Why you should be watching the Liga MX

Now that France have lifted their second World Cup, it will be nearly a month before the major European leagues begin their 2018/19 season. During that time, many people will turn to rumors and signings of the European summer transfer window to satiate their soccer fix. However, there is a league that begins a mere…

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Hirving Lozano: El Tri’s Wing Wizard

Mexico were unable to shatter their quinto partido curse at the World Cup, but that did not stop them from producing one of the brightest stars of Russia 2018. Hirving Lozano had been tipped by many to be the breakout player of the tournament following a successful debut season with PSV Eindhoven, and it is…

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World Cup ICYMI: GW3 – Serbia vs. Brazil, Germany vs. S. Korea, Switzerland vs. Costa Rica, Mexico vs. Sweden

In Short It’s been a World Cup of disappointment from the big teams so far. Yesterday saw Germany crash out of the World Cup (more on that later) and Brazil only just finished top in their group. It was a comfortable 2-0 win in the end for Brazil, but their fate could’ve been similar to…

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