It's the fifth week of action in Mexico's Torneo Apertura. Our writers look at some of the key storylines to follow this weekend.
Chivas looks to bounce back vs. Puebla
It might not jump out as the game of the weekend, but Saturday's home match for reigning champion Chivas comes after a difficult week, with the 4-1 loss to Monterrey last weekend having put into sharp focus the club's problems so far this season.
The game against Puebla could be the kick start and boost of confidence needed...
Jonathan dos Santos has refuted reports that he was close to signing with Club America or used the Mexican team to influence his deal with the LA Galaxy.
The Galaxy's newest designated player completed his move from Villarreal last month and made his debut as a substitute on Aug. 6, before starting in a 2-0 defeat to New York City FC on Saturday night.
And though he acknowledged some talks took place with America, he told ESPN's One Nacion that a move was never realistic.
"Not even close,"...
MEXICO CITY -- As the final whistle sounded in Estadio Hidalgo and the Pachuca faithful couldn't stop singing, Diego Alonso sprinted off the field holding his fist up high in the sign of victory. After three consecutive losses to kick off the 2017 Apertura, Pachuca achieved its first win and it happened against Tigres, the club Los Tuzos defeated in the most recent CONCACAF Champions League final.
Twenty-two-year-old captain Erick Gutierrez scored the winner on a night when all his family made the...
Chile international Marcelo Diaz has signed for Liga MX club Pumas UNAM, after leaving La Liga's Celta Vigo by mutual agreement.
Pumas announced the signing on social media Thursday afternoon, with 30-year-old Diaz bidding farewell to Celta Vigo earlier in the day.
The transfer is a major capture for the Mexico City university side, with holding midfielder Diaz strongly linked to fellow Liga MX club Tigres.
Diaz was a key figure in Chile's Copa America triumphs in 2015 and 2016 and will join La...