Hirving Lozano has temporarily left the Mexican national team at the Confederations Cup to complete his move from Pachuca to PSV Eindhoven.
Pachuca bid farewell to their young star on Twitter, with a message reading, “We knew that your limit would be the sky and that reaching it would depend only on your effort. Your work is taking you far. Break it, keep going, achieve your dream.”
Cándido Ramírez is set to miss a second straight season with a persistent knee injury. Ramírez missed the Clausura 2017 season after suffering a torn ACL in November 2016, and he is now set to remain sidelined after undergoing a second knee surgery.
Ramírez, 24, re-injured himself in preseason, where a hyper-extension of his knee led to injuries to both his lateral meniscus and medial meniscus, as well as a re-torn ACL.
Liga MX has released the complete schedule – league and cup – for the Apertura 2017 season.
The Apertura 2017 regular season will kick off on Friday, July 21, when Monarcas Morelia hosts Monterrey, and conclude on Sunday, November 19, when Santos Laguna hosts América.
The playoffs are set to begin on November 22, with the Gran Final scheduled for December 7th and 10th. Should Pachuca reach the final, it would be played on December 20th and 23rd in order to accommodate the Tuzos’ participation in the Club World Cup.