As actions set to resume in the 2020 Clausura season of the Liga Max on July 24, let’s have a look at the current league table of the Mexican top league.
Santos Laguna is currently topping the log with 37npoints after 18 rounds of games, followed by Leon that is four points adrift of the leaders. Tigres and Queretaro completed the top four with 32 and 32 points respectively from the same number of games.
With the new announcement that came with a format on how the league would be completed and champions would be declared, it means the top four teams have already qualified for the quarter-finals of the playoffs.
It also means that Necaxa, America, Morelia, Monterrey, Pachuca, Guadalajara, Tijuana, and Cruz Azul that are ranked 5th to 12th will slug it out in an elimination round of games. The winners of the games join the other four quarterfinalists. The round is a one-game only that will be hosted by the team highest in the table hosting. The game will go into penalties to decide which team goes through in case of a draw after 90 minutes.
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With the new format, Monterrey that is currently eight on the log could defend the title they won last season. All thanks to the pandemic.
América, which has won the tiles mostly with 13 success also has the chance. Other winners of the trophy are by 12 times winners, Guadalajara, Toluca (10), Cruz Azul (8), León, UANL, and UNAM (7), and Pachuca and Santos Laguna (6).