Monterrey, Tigres, América, Monarcas Morelia, Toluca, Cruz Azul, León, and Atlas qualified for the playoffs and will compete for the Apertura 2017 title.
In the relegation fight, Veracruz ended the season in last in the Tabla de Cociente with their 1-0 loss to Cruz Azul, while relegation rivals Lobos BUAP won, Atlas and Querétaro drew, and Puebla lost.
The best attacking record belongs to Monterrey, who finished the season with 29 goals. Puebla, Veracruz, and Pumas tied for the worst attack with just 14 goals scored.
In total, 18 goals were scored in Jornada 17 for an average of 2 per game.
In terms of individual goalscoring, Avilés Hurtado (Monterrey) and Mauro Boselli (León) were the joint golden boot winners with 11 goals apiece.
On the other end of the field, the best defensive record belongs to Monterrey, who allowed just 12 goals this season. The worst defense was Lobos BUAP’s, with 31 goals allowed.
On the disciplinary side of things, the referees handed out 44 yellows and five reds, to Puebla, Veracruz (2) and Querétaro (2). Chivas de Guadalajara topped the Fair Play standings with their 26 yellows (the fewest in the league) and three reds, while Veracruz was last in the Fair Play table with their 42 yellows and six reds (the most in the league). Tijuana accumulated the most cautions with 51, while Necaxa had the fewest ejections with one.
The total announced attendance for Jornada 17 was 230,310, for an average of 25,590 per game. Monterrey vs Tigres in the Estadio BBVA Bancomer drew the biggest crowd, of 51,127, while just 17,750 were in the Estadio Victoria to see Necaxa vs Morelia.
League and relegation standings
Apertura 2017 League Table
Bold = qualified for playoffs
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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