In the wake of Pachuca winning the CONCACAF Champions League, as well as Tijuana topping the Liga MX table, American players are enjoying a sensational 2017 Clausura season. The likes of Paul Arriola and Omar Gonzalez have made headlines this tournament, and our Tom Marshall, Nayib Moran, Cesar Hernandez and Eric Gomez assess which U.S.-eligible player is shining brightest south of the border, as well as look ahead to the weekend's biggest storylines.
Who has been the best American in Liga MX this Clausura?
Joe Corona | 26 | Tijuana
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U.S. center back Omar Gonzalez lifted MLS Cup three times with LA Galaxy and his time with Pachuca since signing in December 2015 is proving just as productive in the trophy department.
On Wednesday, the 28-year-old Texan defender became the first player to win MLS Cup, Liga MX and the CONCACAF Champions League, after the Tuzos overcame Tigres 2-1 on aggregate in Estadio Hidalgo in the CCL final.
"Two championships in one year," Gonzalez told reporters after the game in Spanish,...
MEXICO CITY -- After five years and five months as Club America's sporting president, Ricardo Pelaez is set to step down from his post, sources have told ESPN's Heriberto Murrieta.
Since his arrival at Las Aguilas, the team have made 10 consecutive Liguilla appearances, have won two Liga MX titles and back-to-back to CONCACAF Champions League trophies.
"I leave happy, grateful, and I'll leave the doors open [to an eventual return]," Pelaez told Murrieta.
Pelaez's reasons for leaving after the...
Tigres winger Jurgen Damm wants to play in Europe at some point in his career -- and it isn't that he has been short of interest.
Now 24, the Mexico international has been the subject of offers from the kind of clubs few CONCACAF players can even dream of: Roma, Wolfsburg and PSV Eindhoven. The list of potential suitors filling column inches includes Arsenal, Sporting Lisbon, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain.
But so far, it hasn't happened. The moment a European transfer appeared most likely for...