With the Liga MX Apertura 2018 regular season nearing its conclusion, sights are firmly set on the Liguilla. So who's qualified for the playoffs?
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Gustavo Alustiza scored in second-half injury time to complete Pumas' dramatic fightback against Tigres to win 4-3 on aggregate.
The first leg of Thursday's Liga MX quarterfinal games saw America draw with Toluca, while Pumas earned a vital away goal in their loss to Tigres.
Cruz Azul finished the regular season at the top of the Liga MX table, but Tigres' hot streak makes them the most dangerous ahead of the playoffs.
Now that the regular season is over, 538 predicts the chances of each team winning the Apertura.
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.
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.
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.
Some may say Toluca was the best team in Liga MX, but Santos Laguna -- behind Julio Furch and Jonathan Orozco -- was the best playoff team.
A first half goal from Julio Furch and Jonathan Orozco's man-of-the-match performance helped Santos to the Liga MX 2018 Clausura title on Sunday.
Santos coach Robert Siboldi is adamant his side will not be going out simply to defend its 2-1 lead over Toluca from the first leg of the final.
Thursday's first leg saw Santos show great heart, Toluca miss several opportunities and Alfredo Talavera's mixed night with the World Cup in sight.
Goals from Djaniny Tavares and Julio Furch helped Santos Laguna come from behind to beat Toluca 2-1 in the first leg of the Liga MX Clausura final.
Santos Laguna and Toluca have a lot in common, including the influence of Grupo Modelo in their respective ownership. The comparison ends there.
Rubens Sambueza was tossed on the trash heap by Club America. A year and a half later he's the key player on a Toluca team in a Liga MX final.
Toluca and Santos Laguna reaching the final was a bit of a surprise despite each's excellent regular season. Ahead of the final, who has the edge?
It'll be Toluca against Santos Laguna in the 2018 Clausura Liga MX final. Here's what all we learned from this weekend's semifinal second legs.
Santos Laguna knocked out Club America in the semifinal of the 2018 Clausura on Sunday and will face Toluca in the Liga MX final.
Three goals from Colombian forward Fernando Uribe helped Toluca secure a 4-1 victory over 9-man Club Tijuana and earn a spot in the Clausura final.
Tijuana should feel good about a Clausura first-leg semifinal win against Toluca, but conceding a late goal could prove costly in the return leg.
Santos Laguna totally outclassed Club America in a 4-1 win on Thursday and will take a healthy lead into the second leg.
With the Liguilla down to its final four, Tom Marshall previews the semifinals as Liga MX edges closer to crowning a Clausura champion for 2018.
Santos Laguna secured a surprise 2-0 victory over reigning Liga MX champions Tigres to book the team's place in the 2018 Clausura semifinals.
Toluca lost in Tijuana to end the regular season but make no mistake: they're definitely the form team heading into the playoffs.
Toluca continued their dominance with just one week remaining while Monterrey's victory over relegation-bound Lobos Buap jumps them into second.