Author Archives: Daniel Price

Liga MX Clausura Final: A Look Back

By DANIEL PRICE Mexico National Team captain Rafa Marquez got the perfect World Cup send-off on Sunday night as Club Leon were crowned the champions of Mexico for the second time in six months. Leon beat Pachuca, 4-3, over the … Continue reading »

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Liga MX Clausura Final: A Look Ahead

By DANIEL PRICE Club Leon and Pachuca go head-to-head Thursday in the first leg of the Liga MX 2014 Clausura final. The second leg will take place on Sunday evening. Leon were lucky to finish eighth in the regular season … Continue reading »

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Liga MX Semifinals: A Look Back

By DANIEL PRICE For the first time since the 2009 Clausura, Pachuca have made it to the Liga MX finals. Santos Laguna exited the Liguilla after being unable to overturn Pachuca’s first leg advantage on Saturday evening. Pachuca won their … Continue reading »

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Liga MX Semifinals: A Look Ahead

By DANIEL PRICE The Liga MX semifinals start on Wednesday evening, with Club Leon facing Toluca and Santos Laguna playing Pachuca. Of the two games, Leon vs Toluca is arguably the more entertaining. The matchup sees the reigning champions face … Continue reading »

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Liga MX Quarterfinals: A Look Back

By DANIEL PRICE Reigning champions Club Leon hope to become the first Liga MX team to win both the Apertura and Clausura championships in a single season, and their dreams remain on track after they beat league winners Cruz Azul … Continue reading »

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Liga MX Round 17: A Look Ahead

By DANIEL PRICE As we enter the final weekend of the 2014 Clausura regular season there are still six playoff spaces up for grabs. As one of the tightest championships in years draws to a close, Round 17 promises to … Continue reading »

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Liga MX Round 16: A Look Back

By DANIEL PRICE Cruz Azul paid a heavy price for resting their best players in last Friday’s Liga MX encounter against Morelia. Morelia destroyed an understrength Cruz Azul side, 5-1 thanks to a pair of goals from Hector Mancilla. La … Continue reading »

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Liga MX Round 16: A Look Ahead

By DANIEL PRICE After last weekend confirmed Atlante’s relegation to the Ascenso MX, the most pressing question in the top division is who will claim the eight Liguilla (playoff) spaces. So far Cruz Azul and Toluca are the only certainties, … Continue reading »

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Liga MX Round 15: A Look Back

By DANIEL PRICE Cruz Azul drew 2-2 with Pachuca in the Estadio Azul, after battling back from two goals down in dramatic fashion. The free-flowing and open game saw the sides rack up 15 shots each, providing an engaging and … Continue reading »

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Liga MX Round 15: A Look Ahead

By DANIEL PRICE Just three games remain for teams to claim one of the eight available places in the end-of-season Liguilla, and with only five points separating third-place Pumas UNAM from sixteenth-place Monterrey the battle looks set to go to … Continue reading »

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Liga MX Round 14: A Look Back

By DANIEL PRICE Club America slumped to their fourth home defeat of the season as league leaders Cruz Azul emerged from the Estadio Azteca as 2-1 winners on Saturday evening. A fast paced game saw its opening goal just before … Continue reading »

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Liga MX Round 14: A Look Ahead

By DANIEL PRICE After Wednesday evening’s thrilling 2-2 draw between Mexico and the USA, players return to their clubs this weekend to compete in Week 14 of the Liga MX. There are just four games remaining, and the battle for … Continue reading »

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