Category Archives: Liga MX

Disciplinary Report: Apertura 2017 Week 5


The Disciplinary Committee has suspended one player and heard three red card appeals in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 5 games.

América, Atlas, and Chivas de Guadalajara filed petitions of nonconformity regarding the red cards given to Edson Álvarez, Jaine Barreiro, and Jair Pereira, respectively, and all three petitions were upheld, meaning those three players have been cleared to participate in Jornada 6.

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Liga MX Referee Assignments: Apertura 2017 Week 6

The referees, assistant referees, and fourth officials for the 6th week of the Apertura 2017 Liga MX season.

Pachuca vs Veracruz
Referee: Erick Yair Miranda Galindo
Assistant 1: José Santana Martínez
Assistant 2: Karen Janett Díaz Medina
Fourth Official: Uriel Olvera Ríos

Atlas vs Lobos BUAP
Referee: Adonai Escobedo González
Assistant 1: Israel Valenciano Torres
Assistant 2: Jorge Gerardo Dávila Cervantes
Fourth Official: Jonathan Hernández Juárez

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Apertura 2017 Week 6: Where to Watch

Jornada 6 of the Liga MX Apertura 2017: Who’s playing who? When? And on what channel?

All the info you need to catch all the games you’re interested in.

All times Eastern, home team listed first.

Note: Jornada 6 is a “Double Matchweek”, with games played on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Apertura 2017 Week 5 Statistics

Monterrey remained in first with their 1-2 win against León, while Chivas de Guadalajara dropped into last with their 0-1 loss to Puebla.

Monterrey, Cruz Azul, and Toluca remain unbeaten while Monarcas Morelia, Santos Laguna, and Chivas are still winless.

In the relegation right, Veracruz remained in last place in the Table de Cociente despite their 1-1 draw with Querétaro, while relegation rivals Atlas lost and Puebla won.

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Toluca vs Necaxa – Jornada 5 Recap and Highlights

Toluca remained unbeaten this season but winless in two with Sunday’s 0-0 draw against Necaxa. The result leaves the Rayos winless in three.

Toluca nearly took the lead in unlikely fashion in the 10th minute as Marcelo Barovero whiffed on a backpass. The ball rolled past him towards the empty net, hit the inside of the post, and rebounded back into the box where the grateful goalkeeper scooped it up.

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Chivas de Guadalajara vs Puebla – Jornada 5 Recap and Highlights

Puebla earned their first victory of the Apertura 2017 with a 0-1 away win against 10-man Chivas de Guadalajara. The result is a second straight loss for El Rebaño, who remain winless this season.

With both teams looking for the first win of the season, the intensity was high. Chivas thought they had taken the lead in the 16th minute when Carlos Salcido put the ball in the back of the net following a set piece, but the would-be goal was disallowed for offside.

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León vs Monterrey – Jornada 5 Recap and Highlights

Monterrey extended their winning streak to four games with a 1-2 away win against León. The result keeps the Rayados unbeaten this season while León remains winless at home.

The game started off perfectly for the visitors, who took the lead in just the 2nd minute. Avilés Hurtado played in Rogelio Funes Mori, who took a touch into the box and then fired to make it 0-1.

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Veracruz vs Querétaro – Jornada 5 Recap and Highlights

Veracruz took the lead but couldn’t hold it as Querétaro scored a last-minute equalizer to make it 1-1. The result ends a two-game winning streak for the Tiburones Rojos but keeps both teams unbeaten in three.

The Gallos Blancos had the first good chance of the game in the 10th minute, when Luis Noriega got on the end of a cross from Édgar Benítez, but Pedro Gallese was able to make the save.

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Tigres UANL vs Pumas UNAM – Jornada 5 Recap and Highlights

Tigres UANL got back to winning ways as they beat Pumas UNAM 2-0. The result keeps Tigres perfect at home this season, while Pumas remain winless on the road.

Pumas had the better of the play in the opening minutes, and they found an early chance through Bryan Rabello, but he couldn’t take advantage and the opportunity went begging in the 5th minute.

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Cruz Azul vs Atlas – Jornada 5 Recap and Highlights

Cruz Azul remained unbeaten this season and snapped a three-game winless streak with a 2-1 victory against Atlas in this game that finished 10 vs 10. The result is a third straight defeat for the Rojinegros.

The game started off perfectly for the hosts as they took the lead in just the 3rd minute. Ángel Mena got past two opponents, cut into the box, and put a shot on goal; although Miguel Ángel Fraga stopped the initial shot, the ball fell for Édgar Méndez, who headed Cruz Azul in front.

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