Category Archives: Liga MX Femenil

Chivas de Guadalajara Wins Apertura 2017 Femenil Title

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Chivas de Guadalajara is the historic first champion of Liga MX Femenil after claiming the title in the league’s inaugural Apertura 2017 season. Chivas overcame a first-leg deficit to beat Pachuca 3-2 on aggregate in the Gran Final.

32,466 fans were in the Estadio Chivas to see the second leg, an attendance record for Liga MX Femenil, and the hosts sent the fans home happy.

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Liga MX Femenil Final: Pachuca vs Chivas de Guadalajara – First Leg Recap and Highlights

In the first leg of the historic first-ever Liga MX Femenil Gran Final, Pachuca earned a 2-0 victory against Chivas de Guadalajara. The game drew a Liga MX Femenil-record 28,955 to the Estadio Hidalgo.

The first chance of the game went to the visitors, with Brenda Viramontes trying her luck, but Pachuca goalkeeper Alejandría Godínez made the save. With the support of the crowd, the Tuzas quickly grew into the game and began to control possession.

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Liga MX Femenil Gran Final: Where to Watch

The Apertura 2017 Liga MX Femenil Gran Final will be played over two legs this week. On Monday, Pachuca will host Chivas de Guadalajara in the first leg; on Friday, Chivas will host Pachuca in the second leg.

The final is an aggregate, total-goals series; away goals are not tiebreakers. If the aggregate is tied at the end of the second leg, the title will be decided on penalties.

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Liga MX Femenil Final Set

The semifinals wrapped up this Saturday and the first-ever Liga MX Femenil final is set.

First-seeded Chivas de Guadalajara will take on second-seeded Pachuca as the two compete for the inaugural Liga MX Femenil title.

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Femenil Semifinals: Tigres UANL vs Pachuca – Second Leg

Tigres UANL earned a 3-0 victory against Pachuca in the second leg of their Liga MX Femenil semifinal series, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the first-leg deficit as Pachuca triumphed 4-3 on aggregate.

A semifinal series that looked done and dusted after a 4-0 Pachuca victory in the first leg nearly turned into an epic comeback as Tigres put their home-field advantage to the test. The universitarias took control of possession as they looked for an early goal to give them confidence.

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Femenil Semifinals: América vs Chivas de Guadalajara – Second Leg

América came from two goals down on the night to tie Chivas de Guadalajara 2-2, but the Águilas couldn’t overcome the first-leg deficit as they fell 6-4 on aggregate in the Liga MX Femenil semifinals.

The visitors came into this game with a 4-2 aggregate lead, and it didn’t take long for them to add to it. In the 9th minute, Brenda Viramontes pounced on a defensive miscue – a badly mis-hit clearance – to make it 1-0 (5-2) in favor of Chivas.

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Femenil Semifinals: Pachuca vs Tigres UANL – First Leg

In the first leg of their Apertura 2017 Liga MX Femenil semifinal series, Pachuca earned a comprehensive 4-0 victory against Tigres UANL.

Tigres were the highest-scoring team in the league during the regular season, netting 51 goals in 14 games, and they looked dangerous in the early going in the Estadio Hidalgo. Pachuca’s defense stood firm, however, and the hosts had chances of their own through Mónica Ocampo and Lizbeth Ángeles.

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Femenil Semifinals: Chivas de Guadalajara vs América – First Leg

In the first leg of their Apertura 2017 Liga MX Femenil semifinal, Chivas de Guadalajara came from behind to beat América 4-2.

The Águilas opened the scoring in the 29th minute with league-leading goalscorer Lucero Cuevas scoring from inside the box to make it 0-1 for the visitors. Three minutes later, América made it 0-2 as Daniela Espinosa finished off a through-ball to give the Águilas what looked like a comfortable lead.

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Liga MX Femenil Apertura 2017 Semifinals Set

The inaugural Liga MX Femenil season has wrapped up after 14 weeks of play, with the top two teams in each group advancing to the semifinals.

Group 1 winner América will take on Group 2 runner-up Chivas de Guadalajara in the women’s SuperClásico, while Group 2 winner Tigres UANL will face Group 1 runner-up Pachuca.

The lower seeds will host the first legs, which will be played this weekend, with the return legs at the home of the higher seeds on November 11th.

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Femenil Apertura 2017 Week 13 Statistics

León 2-2 Querétaro
Veracruz 0-0 Cruz Azul
Santos Laguna 1-2 Chivas de Guadalajara
Atlas 1-1 Necaxa
Pumas 0-1 América
Tijuana 2-2 Toluca
Tigres UANL 4-1 Monterrey
Pachuca 4-1 Monarcas Morelia

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