Liga MX Match Predictions & Format

Match Predictions & Liga MX Format: Liga MX is the top division in Mexico and it has established itself as one of the world’s most exciting leagues. It features a wealth of famous clubs, talented coaches and superstar players, resulting in exhilarating action each week. A thriving amateur scene in Mexico gave way to professional soccer in 1943. There were 10 founding members: América, Asturias, Atlante, Necaxa, Marte, Atlas, Guadalajara, ADO, Veracruz and Moctezuma. Many are still going strong to this day.

The pinnacle of Mexican soccer

The Mexican soccer scene continued to improve and a number of divisions were established. Liga MX is now well established as the top division in Mexico. Below it you will find Ascenso MX, Segunda División de Mexico and Tercera División de Mexico. Teams are relegated and promoted based on their performances over the previous six campaigns. There are 18 teams in Liga MX. They play two annual tournaments over the course of a season: the Apertura championship and the Clausura championship. The teams will also compete in Copa MX, but Liga MX is their primary focus throughout the season.

Liga MX format

The teams play each other once over the course of the championship. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs, called the Liguilla. The team that finishes first takes on the team that finishes eighth, the second place team takes on the seventh placed team and so on. The winner of each tie goes through to the semi-finals, and then a final decides the champion. Each year, the best four teams from Liga MX also qualify for the CONCACAF Champions League. It is the premier North American club competition, and Mexican futbol teams have dominated it.

A rich history

Founding member América remains the most successful team in Liga MX history, followed closely by Guadalajara. Toluca has also enjoyed a great deal of success, along with Cruz Azul, Pumas UNAM, León, Tigres UANL, Santos Laguna, Pachuca and Monterrey. Interest is sky high in Liga MX, not just in Mexico, but also in the USA and the rest of the world. People love to bet on Liga MX matches, so we offer match predictions and Liga MX betting tips throughout the season. Liga MX boasts a really busy schedule, so there are plenty of games throughout the season to enjoy, and the overall level of quality is always extremely high.

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