Monterrey and Cruz Azul are still the only unbeaten teams remaining, while there are no winless teams left after Chivas de Guadalajara beat Pachuca 1-3.
In the relegation fight, Lobos BUAP dropped into last with their 1-3 loss to Monarcas Morelia, while relegation rivals Veracruz lost and Puebla and Santos Laguna drew.
The best attacking record belongs to Monterrey with 16 goals for, followed by Tigres and Lobos with 15 goals each. The worst attack is Puebla’s, with just four goals, followed by Pumas UNAM with six.
In total, 16 goals were scored in Jornada 8 for an average of 2 per game. (Only eight games were played this weekend as Atlas vs Tigres was postponed).
In terms of individual goalscoring, Mauro Boselli (León) and Julian Quiñones (Lobos) lead the league with six goals each, followed by Gustavo Bou (Tijuana), Enner Valencia (Tigres), Raúl Ruidíaz (Morelia), and Nicolás Castillo (Pumas), who all have five.
On the other end of the field, the best defensive record belongs to Monterrey, with four goals against, followed by Cruz Azul with six. The worst defense is Lobos’, with 16 goals conceded, followed by Pachuca with 14.
On the disciplinary side of things, the referees handed out 22 yellow cards and two reds, to Lobos and Veracruz. Morelia tops the Fair Play table with their 14 yellows and no reds while Lobos are at the foot of the Fair Play standings with their 23 yellows and three reds. Tigres has the fewest cautions to date with 13, while Cruz Azul has the most with 25. Lobos and América are tied for the most reds.
The total announced attendance for Jornada 8 was 172,108 for an average of 21,513 per game. Monterrey vs Necaxa in the Estadio BBVA Bancomer drew the biggest crowd, of 50,721, while just 12,623 were in the Estadio Universitario BUAP to see Lobos vs Morelia.
League and relegation standings
Apertura 2017 League Table
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Key: W–wins, T–ties, L–losses; GF–goals for, GA–goals against, GD–goal difference
Tabla de Cociente – Relegation Zone