Clausura 2017 Schedule Announced

liga mxThe Clausura 2017 regular season will kick off just 12 days after the Apertura 2016 Gran Final, after América’s participation in the Club World Cup led to some interesting scheduling decisions.

The Clausura regular season will begin on January 6th, when Veracruz hosts Querétaro, and will conclude on May 7th, when Santos Laguna hosts Toluca. The Liguilla will begin with the quarterfinals on May 10th and the two legs of the Gran Final are set for May 25th and 28th.

All the first week match-ups are below; all times Eastern, home team listed first.

Jornada 1

Friday, January 6
Veracruz vs Querétaro – 10:00 PM

Saturday, January 7
Cruz Azul vs Necaxa – 6:00 PM
Monarcas Morelia vs Tijuana – 8:00 PM
Tigres UANL vs Santos Laguna – 8:00 PM
León vs Pachuca – 8:06 PM
Chivas de Guadalajara vs Pumas UNAM – 10:06 PM

Sunday, January 8
Toluca vs Atlas – 1:00 PM
Puebla vs Monterrey – 7:00 PM

Due to the quick turnaround between the Apertura final and the Clausura kick-off, América’s Jornada 1 visit to Jaguares de Chiapas was rescheduled for Tuesday, February 7th.

For the complete, week-by-week schedule, see here.

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