Clausura 2017 Week 17 Statistics

Tijuana finished the season top of the table after their 1-0 win against Veracruz, while Puebla finished in last despite their 0-1 win against Pumas UNAM.

In the playoff race, Tigres UANL and Monarcas Morelia joined Tijuana, Monterrey, Toluca, Atlas, Chivas de Guadalajara, and Santos Laguna as the teams qualified for the Liguilla.

In the relegation fight, Jaguares de Chiapas was relegated despite winning their final game 0-1 against Atlas.

The best attacking record in the league is Tijuana’s, with 30 goals for, followed by Monterrey and Tigres with 26 each. Veracruz finished the season with the worst attack, with 14 goals scored, followed by Pachuca and Necaxa with 16 apiece.

In total, 24 goals were scored in Jornada 17 for an average of 2.7 per game.

In terms of individual goalscoring, Raúl Ruidíaz (Monarcas Morelia) was the league’s leading scorer for the second consecutive season. His nine goals narrowly beat out Avilés Hurtado (Tijuana), Matías Alustiza (Atlas), André-Pierre Gignac (Tigres), Oribe Peralta (América), and Nicolás Castillo (Pumas), who all had eight.

On the other end of the field, the best defensive record belongs to Tigres, with 12 goals allowed, followed by Morelia and Pachuca with 16 each. The worst defense belongs to Pumas, with 30 goals against, followed by Jaguares with 28.

On the disciplinary side of things, the referees handed out 36 yellow cards and five reds, to Querétaro, Cruz Azul, Toluca, and Santos (2). Jaguares finished the season atop the Fair Play table with their 27 yellows and no reds, while Toluca was at the foot of the Fair Play standings with their 46 yellows and four reds. Santos had the fewest cautions this season, with 23, while Morelia had the most, with 50. Jaguares and Necaxa were the only teams not to have a player ejected, while Chivas had the most red cards, with five.

The total announced attendance for Jornada 17 was 256,285, for an average of 28, 476 per game. Atlas vs Jaguares in the Estadio Jalisco drew the biggest crowd, of 45,287, while just 15,200 were in the Olímpico Universitario to see Pumas vs Puebla.

League and relegation standings

Clausura 2017 League Table

Bold = clinched playoff spot

# Team W T L GF GA GD Points
1 Tijuana          9 4 4 30 22 +8 31
2 Monterrey 7 6 4 26 18 +8 27
3 Chivas de Guadalajara 7 6 4 21 18 +3 27
4 Toluca 8 3 6 21 20 +1 27
5 Santos Laguna 5 11 1 25 20 +5 26
6 Atlas 7 5 5 24 20 +4 26
7 Tigres UANL 7 4 6 26 12 +14 25
8 Monarcas Morelia 6 6 5 19 16 +3 24
9 América 7 3 7 19 19 0 24
10 Pachuca 6 6 5 16 16 0 24
11 Cruz Azul 5 6 6 19 20 -1 21
12 Necaxa 5 6 6 16 21 -5 21
13 Veracruz 7 0 10 14 20 -6 21
14 León 5 5 7 21 23 -2 20
15 Querétaro 5 4 8 21 27 -6 19
16 Jaguares de Chiapas 5 4 8 18 28 -10 19
17 Pumas UNAM 5 3 9 21 30 -9 18
18 Puebla 4 4 9 18 25 -7 16

Key: W–wins, T–ties, L–losses; GF–goals for, GA–goals against, GD–goal difference

Tabla de Cociente – Relegation Zone

Bold = relegated

# Team Points Games Average
13 Cruz Azul 128 102 1.2549
14 Querétaro 127 102 1.2451
15 Puebla 121 102 1.1863
16 Monarcas 118 102 1.1569
17 Veracruz 117 102 1.1471
18 Jaguares 117 102 1.1471
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