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 By Nayib Moran

Enner Valencia off to a good start to break Liga MX records

Edgar Mendez's goal helped Cruz Azul top Tijuana.
Edgar Mendez's goal helped Cruz Azul top Tijuana.

MEXICO CITY -- Liga MX's 2017 Apertura got underway, and the best scenes came from Tigres' Estadio Universitario, where Ecuadorian striker Enner Valencia got a hat trick. The trifecta of Valencia, Eduardo Vargas and Andre-Pierre Gignac looks to steal a lot of headlines this season. Here are five stories from Week 1:

1. When luck goes Cruz Azul's way

Adrian Aldrete missed a penalty when the clock showed 19:27 in Cruz Azul's match with Tijuana. A hard left-footed shot shook Gibran Lajud's crossbar....

Big-money transfers make for a fascinating summer for Mexico fans

Taylor Twellman reveals just how far away Javier Hernandez was from joining Major League Soccer.

This year's European summer transfer window has proven to be quite busy for the Mexicans abroad. Whether it be through an eye-catching return to the Premier League for Javier Hernandez or an overlooked addition of Omar Govea in Belgium, the past couple of months have been fascinating to follow.

Although there's still time left for more changes, here's a summary of all the big signings and loans that have happened so far:

The major moves

Javier Hernandez, FW, West Ham (England) -- Transfer

A transfer...

 By Nayib Moran

Keisuke Honda mania hits Pachuca as next phase of their big project begins

As Keisuke Honda's dream move at AC Milan came to an end, questions arise whether or not Pachuca is a good fit.

PACHUCA, Mexico -- It wasn't a typical day in the town of approximately 256,584 inhabitants. Early in the morning Tuesday, Pachuca's training grounds located at the University of Football and Sports Sciences began to receive a high numbers of visitors. Some wore Pachuca kits and came from nearby neighborhoods, while others wore suit jackets and came from far away -- from Tokyo, to be exact.

The reason for the trip to Pachuca's training facilities? Keisuke Honda.

Honda's presentation took place...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Liga MX predictions: Apertura winner, top scorer, biggest surprise

Chivas won Liguilla last season in thrilling fashion. Who will claim the title this time around?

Liga MX is back! The 2017 Apertura kicks off on Friday night as Morelia take on Monterrey and Tijuana host Cruz Azul. ESPN FC's writers preview and predict the season ahead.

Who will win the Apertura regular season?

Tom Marshall: Tigres. It's the best team in Liga MX at present and you expect the rest and preseason to mean that squad will come back rejuvenated. The loss of Guido Pizarro is significant but there is still enough time in the transfer window for them to make significant moves.


 By Tom Marshall

Herrera's return to America, Honda's impact among Apertura 2017 talking points

As Keisuke Honda's dream move at AC Milan came to an end, questions arise whether or not Pachuca is a good fit.
Pachuca's new signing Keisuke Honda insists that his new club must make him feel appreciated to get the best out of him.

It's been a hectic summer for the Mexican national team, which on Thursday will play its 15th game in the last 54 days, but as the Gold Cup reaches its crescendo, Liga MX's Apertura is set to get going, with the opening games on Friday. 

Here are ten talking points heading into the season: 

Top two title challengers hail from the north 

If you were to put down money on a team to win the Apertura 2017, you'd go with one of Nuevo Leon rivals Monterrey or Tigres.

Tigres will be rejuvenated...