The draw has been held and the groups are known for the Apertura 2017 Copa MX . Seventeen Liga MX teams (all save the newly promoted Lobos BUAP) and 10 from Ascenso MX were drawn into nine groups of three for the cup competition.
The teams were divided into three pots for the draw, based on the teams’ cumulative records from the 2016-17 seasons. One team from each pot drawn into each group, with the caveat that each group must contain at least one team from Liga MX and one from Ascenso MX.
The resulting groups were:
Group 1: Dorados de Sinaloa, Toluca, Leones Negros
Group 2: Monterrey, Celaya, Pumas UNAM
Group 3: Potros UAEM, América, Atlas
Group 4: Tijuana, Atlante, Puebla
Group 5: Tigres UANL, Zacatepec, Cruz Azul
Group 6: Alebrijes de Oaxaca, León, Veracruz
Group 7: Chivas de Guadalajara, FC Juárez, Santos Laguna
Group 8: Pachuca, Cimarrones, Querétaro
Group 9: Zacatecas, Necaxa, Monarcas Morelia