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Liga MX season reviews in brief

Liga MX


2018/2019 Season

14 Guadalajara 0 1 1 1
15 Toluca 0 1 1 1
16 Veracruz 0 1 1 1
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W2W4: Toluca a test for Tigres' attack

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Liga MX season-in-a-sentence reviews for every team

Tigres celebrate their 2017 Apertura title win over Monterrey.
It was another great season for Tigres, who have won the Apertura three seasons in a row.

Thanks to a competition format that schedules two tournaments per year, Liga MX seasons can at times feel like a whirlwind. With two playoff runs and two ensuing champions in less than 12 months, the scheduling might seem chaotic, but it's what truly makes the Mexican first division so thrilling to follow.

In the spirit of that brevity, we've decided to provide a one-sentence season review for each Liga MX team. If you didn't get a chance to keep up with the rapid pace of the league, here's what...

 By Tom Marshall

Aggregate draws send Tigres, Morelia through to Liga MX semifinals

Andre-Pierre Gignac
Andre-Pierre Gignac scored Tigres' only goal as they drew 1-1 with Leon on Saturday.

Tigres squeezed past Club Leon and Morelia defeated Toluca 2-1 on Saturday in the Liga MX 2017 Apertura quarterfinals to secure their places in the semis.

Tigres drew 1-1 against Leon in Estadio Universitario to make a 2-2 aggregate scoreline, with Tigres going through due to their higher finishing position in the regular season standings. Morelia tied 3-3 on aggregate with Toluca and went through for the same reason.

France international Andre-Pierre Gignac handed Tigres the lead with a header...

 By Tom Marshall

Honors even between Tigres and Leon; Toluca fights back to beat Morelia

Jurgen Damm
Tigres' Jurgen Damm battles for the ball during Wednesday's Liga MX Apertura quarterfinal first leg.

Chile international Eduardo Vargas' second half equalizer handed Tigres a 1-1 away draw with Leon on Wednesday in the first leg of the Liga MX 2017 Apertura quarterfinal.

The result gives second seed Tigres a slight advantage heading into Saturday's second leg in Estadio Universitario, with the away goals rule in place for the Liga MX playoffs.

Vargas received the ball from Jesus Duenas on the edge of the penalty area in the 76th minute and shot low into the right-hand corner of the goal.

2017 Apertura...

Liga MX playoffs W2W4: Monterrey are favorites but expect the unexpected

The Liga MX playoffs are now set!

With an eye on the 2017 Apertura title, eight teams are now left in the championship race: Monterrey, Tigres, Morelia, Toluca, Club America, Cruz Azul, Leon and Atlas. The first legs of the quarterfinal round take place this Wednesday and Thursday, so all eight clubs have little time to prepare for the much-anticipated knockout stage.

Although there's rarely a lack of drama or entertainment, here are five things you won't want to miss.

1. Monterrey are the best...

Liga MX W2W4: Tigres' home streak will be put to the test against Toluca

To become a playoff contender, Rafael Puente and Lobos BUAP must find a way to defeat Cruz Azul on Saturday.

Ahead of this weekend's action, ESPN FC's Liga MX writers Tom Marshall, Nayib Moran and Eric Gomez look ahead to some of the league's biggest matchups and storylines.

Lobos BUAP vs. Cruz Azul

This game pits the two most intriguing sides so far this Apertura and two managers in Rafael Puente and Paco Jemez who don't have a reverse gear.

A total of 45 goals -- 20 for and 25 against -- have been scored in games involving Lobos BUAP so far this season, a full five more than next-highest Pachuca.