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MEXICAN LIGA BBVA MX

2020/2021 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
8 U.A.N.L 0 1 0 1
9 América 0 0 0 0
10 Monterrey 0 0 0 0
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Monterrey lifts Liga MX Apertura title as Mohamed sought divine intervention to overcome America

Dorlan Pabon lifts the trophy following Monterrey's Liga MX Apertura final win over Club America.
Monterrey needed penalties to beat America to the Liga MX Apertura title.

MEXICO CITY -- Monterrey head coach Antonio Mohamed spent the early part of Sunday visiting the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe -- dedicated to Mexico's patron saint -- in the north of Mexico City. Mohamed had promised his son Farid, who tragically died in a car crash in Germany in 2006, that he'd one day win the Liga MX championship with Monterrey, something he prayed for on the morning of the second leg of the final against Club America.

After the game had ended 2-1 to America -- and the...

Funes Mori's super-strike sets up gigantic second-leg in Liga MX final

Rogelio Funes Mori sets up a bicycle-kick goal that gave Monterrey the advantage in the Liga MX final against Club America.

Monterrey will take a 2-1 lead over Club America into the second leg of the Liga MX 2019 Apertura final on Sunday in Estadio Azteca, after a memorable first leg on Thursday in Estadio BBVA. Here are three takeaways from the match:

1. A goal worthy of winning any game

This was a game that started slowly, with fouls and steel overshadowing flair and scoring opportunities. The majority of the first half seemed to indicate that there would be nothing of lasting note, leaving the real entertainment...

Liga MX Apertura '19 final ultimate preview: Monterrey vs. America

MEXICO CITY -- By the time the Liga MX 2019 Apertura final gets underway, eighteen days will have passed since Club America and Monterrey booked their places in the holiday season finale.

The debate in Mexico has been raging over whether Rayados' participation in the Club World Cup has been a hindrance or not. Thankfully, we'll start to get answers on Thursday and with 53,000 expected in Monterrey's Estadio BBVA and 70,000-plus at Club America's Estadio Azteca for a final between two of Mexico's...