MONTHLY MATCH REPORT SOCCER CONFIDENTIAL
LIGA MX BEST XI [REGULAR SEASON]
BY THE NUMBERS
3 The top three teams last Torneo Apertura Toluca, Xolos and LeOn didnt make it to the playoffs this year
6 Years since Atlas made it to The Liguilla Playoffs, last lime was Clausura 2007.
6 The "Superlider Curse" is a myti, since six teams have become champions after firishing let in the Regular Season, most recently Santos Laguna in the Clausura 2012.
It is actually the 601 spot which is cursed. No team has won the Liguilla after entering as 61h seed.
4 Number of times Tigres has finished as "superlider”, failing to clinch the title in Me Liguilla the previous three times (Invierno 2001, Aperhaa 2003 and Clausura 2012).
Points weren't enough for QUeretaro, who went down to the Ascenso MX.
TITLE DROUGHTS TOURNAMENTS WITHOUT A WIN FOR THE "BIG FOUR"
5 Cruz Azul
6 Santos Laguna
16 San Luis
*Relegated to Ascenso MX based on lowest point coefficient over The last six tournaments. Cant participate in the Liguilla, so their spot is taken by the 9th placed team.
BEYOND LIGA MX
Cruz Azul won the 2013 Clausura Copa MX by beating Atlanta on penalties in the final. This was their first title in 15 years.
Xolos advanced from the Group Stage and will be facing Palmeiras in the Round of 16 in their first ever Cope Libertadores campaign.
Information compiled by: SOCCERCONFIDENTIAL