Apertura 2017 Week 17 Statistics

Monterrey finished the season in first place after their 2-0 win against Tigres UANL, while Pumas UNAM finished in last place despite their 1-1 draw with Querétaro.

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

# Team W T L GF GA GD Points
1 Monterrey 11 4 2 29 12 +17 37
2 Tigres UANL 9 5 3 28 16 +12 32
3 América 9 3 5 23 18 +5 30
4 Monarcas Morelia 8 5 4 25 17 +8 29
5 Toluca 8 5 4 24 21 +3 29
6 Cruz Azul 7 6 4 22 22 0 27
7 León 8 2 7 27 23 +4 26
8 Alas 7 4 6 23 19 +4 25
9 Necaxa 6 6 5 19 15 +4 15
10 Lobos BUAP 7 2 8 26 31 -5 23
11 Tijuana 6 3 8 17 23 -6 21
12 Pachuca 5 4 8 23 25 -2 19
13 Chivas de Guadalajara 4 6 7 21 23 -2 18
14 Santos Laguna 3 9 5 20 23 -3 18
15 Puebla 3 7 7 14 20 -6 16
16 Querétaro 3 7 7 19 27 -8 16
17 Veracruz 4 2 11 14 28 -14 14
18 Pumas UNAM 3 4 10 14 25 -11 13

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

Tabla de Cociente – Relegation Zone

# Team Points Games Average
13 Cruz Azul 109 85 1.2824
14 Santos Laguna 104 85 1.2235
15 Atlas 101 85 1.1882
16 Puebla 101 85 1.1882
17 Querétaro 96 85 1.1294
18 Veracruz 88 85 1.0353
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