Liga MX predictions for the decade: America will reign over Chivas, inter-league play to begin with MLS
MEXICO CITY -- Who would have predicted back in 2009 that the upcoming decade would see Tigres as the dominant club, or that a French striker would become the face of the league?
Not many. It's notoriously difficult to predict what will happen in the future, especially given Liga MX's split-season calendar and playoff system, but that doesn't mean that trends and tendencies can't give pointers towards the future.
So what does the next decade hold for Liga MX? Here's 10 predictions for the next...
The Columbus Crew announced Friday that they have acquired Argentine midfielder Lucas Zelarayan from Tigres UANL of Liga MX.
The transfer free, reported to be more than $7 million, is the largest in franchise history.
Zelarayan, 27, joins the Crew as a Designated Player. He is slated to fill the midfield spot of the departed Federico Higuain.
"We are excited to welcome Lucas Zelarayan to Columbus Crew SC," general manager Tim Bezbatchenko said in a statement. "Lucas is both an intelligent...
MEXICO CITY -- MLS record-breakers LAFC and Mexican striker Carlos Vela will face a stern CONCACAF Champions League debut, after being drawn against Liga MX's Club Leon in the round of 16.
Leon was the only Mexican side in pot two of the draw, guaranteeing that La Fiera would be facing a team from MLS, with LAFC potentially facing Cruz Azul in the semifinal.
The full draw is Atlanta United against Motagua (Honduras), Club America versus Comunicaciones (Guatemala), Cruz Azul and Portmore United (Jamaica),...