Category Archives: Liga de Ascenso

Liga MX Jornada 10 Postponed

After the devastating earthquake that struck central Mexico on Tuesday afternoon, Liga MX has postponed this weekend’s Jornada 10 games.

In addition, Ascenso MX, Liga MX Femenil, and the U-20, U-17, and U-15 weekend games have all been postponed as well.

The decision was made after communication with local, state, and federal authorities, as well as to show solidarity with those affected by the quake. In announcing the postponements, Liga MX called on fans to contribute to donation centers and the Red Cross. Many Liga MX teams have turned their stadiums into collection points for bottled water, canned goods, and other needed supplies.

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Only Six Ascenso MX Teams Eligible for Promotion

Ascenso MX has announced that only six of its 16 teams are eligible for promotion to Liga MX. Although all 16 teams will play the Apertura 2017 and Clausura 2018 season and compete for the league title, not all of them meet the requirements to earn promotion to the first division.

To advance to Liga MX, teams must have complete infrastructure, a training center independent of their stadium, and an academy or youth program (the “Fuerzas Basicas”).

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Voit Releases Official Match Ball for the Apertura 2017

Voit has introduced a new match ball for Liga MX, Ascenso MX, and the Copa MX, which will be used during the Apertura 2017 seasons: the Lummo.

Voit is currently in negotiations with Liga MX to decide if they will also produce the official ball for the new Liga MX Femenil division.

The new @VoitFutbol Lummo will be used in Liga MX, Ascenso MX, and the Copa MX. 

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Querétaro and Celaya to Play Fundraising Friendly

Querétaro and Celaya will play a fundraising friendly to support Ezequiel Orozco and Remigio Ochoa. Orozco, a Murciélagos player, and Ochoa, a physiotherapist for Celaya, both have cancer.

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Lobos BUAP Promoted to Liga MX

After a 2-2 draw with Dorados de Sinaloa, which gave Lobos BUAP a 3-2 aggregate victory in the Final por el Ascenso promotion playoff, the licántropos have earned promotion to Liga MX for the first time in their history.

Dorados were looking to overturn their first-leg deficit, and it look them less than a minute to tie the aggregate. Moisés Velasco sent in a corner kick that Francisco Canales failed to deal with and the ball nestled into the back of the net. 1-0 on the night and 1-1 on aggregate.

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Lobos BUAP vs Dorados de Sinaloa – Promotion Playoff First Leg Recap and Highlights

Lobos BUAP took the advantage in the 2017 Promotion Playoff with a 1-0 victory over Dorados de Sinaloa in Saturday’s first leg.

Lobos came out looking to make their home-field advantage count, and they started the game at a good pace with dangerous chances coming early on. They hit the post and then saw a header by Diego Jiménez go just wide as they pressed for the opening goal.

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Ascenso MX 2017 Promotion Playoff Set

The winners of the Apertura 2016 and Clausura 2017 Ascenso MX campaigns will now face off in the Final por el Ascenso, the Promotion Playoff, for a spot in Liga MX.

Dorados de Sinaloa won the Apertura title with a 4-2 aggregate victory over Atlante, while Lobos BUAP took the Clausura title with a 4-2 aggregate victory of their own against FC Juárez.

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Lobos BUAP Win Clausura 2017 Ascenso MX

Lobos BUAP beat FC Juárez 1-2 in Saturday’s Gran Final second leg to win the Clausura 2017 Ascenso MX title with a 4-2 aggregate victory. The victory gives Lobos not just a league title, but also a ticket to the promotion playoff against Dorados de Sinaloa for a spot in Liga MX.

Lobos had picked up a 2-1 home victory in the first leg, and they looked to hold that advantage here, while the Bravos pressed forward as they looked to tie the aggregate.

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C17 Ascenso MX Gran Final Set

The Clausura 2017 Ascenso MX semifinals produced a pair of upsets, with fourth-seeded FC Juárez and sixth-seeded Lobos BUAP advancing to the final.

The Ascenso MX final is a two-legged affair, with Lobos hosting the first leg this Wednesday and Juárez hosting the second on Saturday.

The champion will then face Dorados de Sinaloa, the Apertura 2016 winner, for promotion to Liga MX.

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C17 Ascenso MX Semifinals Set

The Clausura 2017 Ascenso MX playoffs are underway, and four teams have advanced to the semifinal round.

Three of the four higher seeds advanced, and they were joined by sixth-seeded Lobos BUAP. Dorados de Sinaloa, the reigning Ascenso MX champions, are still in the running after beating Zacatepec in the quarterfinals.

The quarterfinal results were:

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