In the relegation fight, Monarcas Morelia dropped into last place with their 1-2 loss to Monterrey, while relegation rivals Jaguares, Veracruz, and Santos Laguna all won.
In the playoff fight, Pumas UNAM, Necaxa, and León grabbed the final three spots to join Tijuana, Pachuca, Tigres UANL, Chivas de Guadalajara, and América in the Liguilla.
Pachuca ends the regular season with the best attacking record in the league with their 36 goals for, followed by Monterrey with 30. The worst attacking record is Jaguares’, with just nine goals for, followed by Santos Laguna with 19.
In total, 29 goals were scored in Jornada 17 for an average of 3.2 per game.
In terms of individual goalscoring, Dayro Moreno (Tijuana) and Raul Ruidíaz (Morelia) are the joint top scorers, with 11 goals apiece.
On the other end of the field, Tijuana and Tigres UANL tied for the best defensive record with 13 goals against, followed by Chivas with 17. The worst defense is Veracruz’s, with 38 goals against, followed by Morelia with 34.
On the disciplinary side of things, the referees handed out 36 yellow cards and three reds, to Necaxa and Puebla (2). Jaguares finish the season at the top of the Fair Play table with their 23 yellows (the fewest in the league) and no reds, while Veracruz is at the foot of the Fair Play standings with their 48 yellows and eight reds (the most in the league on both counts). Tijuana and Jaguares were the only teams not to have a player sent off this season.
The total announced attendance for Jornada 17 was 232,656, for an average of 25,851 per game. Tigres UANL vs Querétaro in the Volcán drew the biggest crowd, of 41,315, while just 10,573 were in the Estadio Azul to see Cruz Azul vs León.
League and relegation standings
Apertura 2016 League Table
Bold = clinched playoff spot
|4||Chivas de Guadalajara||8||4||5||21||17||+4||28|
|18||Jaguares de Chiapas||2||3||12||9||30||-21||9|
Key: W–wins, T–ties, L–losses; GF–goals for, GA–goals against, GD–goal difference
Tabla de Cociente – Relegation Zone