Apertura 2019 Week 18 Standings & Statistics

Santos Laguna remained in first place – and guaranteed they’ll finish the season there – with their 3-1 win against Cruz Azul, while Veracruz remained in last with their 0-5 loss to América.

Necaxa, América, León, Tigres UANL, and Querétaro joined Santos Laguna on the list of teams qualified for the playoffs, while Monarcas Morelia, Monterrey, Tijuana, Pumas UNAM, Pachuca, and Chivas de Guadalajara are all in the running for the final two Liguilla spots.

In the relegation fight, Veracruz remained in last place in the Tabla de Cociente with their loss, while relegation rivals San Luis and Querétaro also lost, FC Juárez drew, and Chivas de Guadalajara won.

Scores
Monarcas Morelia 3-2 Puebla
Veracruz 0-5 América
Tijuana 0-4 Monterrey
Atlético San Luis 0-2 Necaxa
Tigres UANL 0-0 Pachuca
Chivas de Guadalajara 3-2 Querétaro
León 4-0 Toluca
Pumas UNAM 1-1 FC Juárez
Santos Laguna 3-1 Cruz Azul

Stats
Best attack: Santos, 38 goals scored
Worst attack: Veracruz, 10 goals scored

In total, 31 goals were scored in Jornada 18 for an average of 3.4 per game.

Best defense: Tigres, 13 goals allowed
Worst defense: Veracruz, 42 goals allowed

Top scorer: Mauro Quiroga (Necaxa), 12 goals

Disciplinary: 36 yellows and 3 reds, to Tijuana, Pachuca, and Chivas
Fair Play leader: Tigres, 20 yellows and 4 reds

Best attendance: Tigres vs Pachuca – El Volcán – 41,269
Worst attendance: San Luis vs Necaxa – Estadio Alfonso Lastras – 0 (played behind closed doors due to violence)
Total attendance: 196,240 for an average of 21,804 per game

League and relegation standings

Apertura 2019 League Table

Bold = qualified for playoffs

Italics = unable to quality for playoffs

# Team W T L GF GA GD Points
1 Santos Laguna 11 3 3 38 23 +15 36
2 Necaxa 9 4 4 33 20 +13 31
3 América 8 7 3 32 22 +10 31
4 León 8 6 3 36 22 +14 30
5 Tigres UANL 7 8 2 24 13 +11 29
6 Querétaro 8 4 5 28 18 +10 28
7 Monarcas Morelia 8 3 6 30 23 +7 27
8 Monterrey 7 3 7 25 23 +2 24
9 Tijuana 7 3 7 25 34 -9 24
10 Pumas UNAM 6 5 6 21 18 +3 23
11 Pachuca 6 4 7 30 26 +4 22
12 Chivas de Guadalajara 6 4 7 25 27 -2 22
13 Atlas 6 3 8 19 24 -5 21
14 Cruz Azul 4 8 5 22 23 -1 20
15 Atlético San Luis 6 2 9 21 28 -7 20
16 FC Juárez 5 3 9 16 25 -9 18
17 Toluca 4 4 9 14 24 -10 16
18 Puebla 3 5 9 17 31 -14 14
19 Veracruz 1 5 11 10 42 -32 8

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 San Luis 20 17 1.1765
14 Querétaro 99 85 1.1647
15 Puebla 97 85 1.1412
16 FC Juárez 57 51 1.1176
17 Atlas 94 85 1.1059
18 Chivas 93 85 1.0941
19 Veracruz 8 17 0.4706

 

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