The 2017 Clausura Liguilla quarterfinals begin midweek as several Americans look to help push their club towards a Liga MX crown.
After finish atop the table through the 17-game Clausura campaign, the American contingent at Tijuana will look to make a push through the Liguilla. Paul Arriola, Joe Corona and co. finished with a four-point gap between themselves and second place, earning a date with Morelia to open the tournament.
Santos Laguna finished in fifth place, sealing a matchup against fourth-place Toluca on Wednesday evening. Meanwhile, Jose Torres and Tigres barely scraped in with a seventh-place finish as they now face off with Edgar Castillo’s Monterrey in the quarterfinal round.
Each tie is a two-legged affair with the second round of each matchup coming over the weekend.
Here’s a closer look at this week’s Liga MX action:
LIGA MX LIGUILLA
Jose Torres and Tigres UANL face Edgar Castillo and Monterrey on Wednesday.
Jorge Villafana, Ventura Alvarado and Santos Laguna face Toluca on Wednesday.
Paul Arriola, Joe Corona, Michael Orozco, John Requejo, Alejandro Guido, Amando Moreno and Tijuana face Morelia on Thursday.