Club Tijuana

Tijuana fans cheered their Xolos to victory. (Photo by Gonzalo Gonzalez/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Xolos thrill fans with late fireworks in Cup opener

Thomas Buckley
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New-look Queretaro travels to Tijuana to face Xolos

Leagues Cup kick-off leaves much to be desired

Leagues Cup will create lasting impact on soccer in North America

Edson Rivera of Atlas celebrates after scoring the winning goal against Juárez in their Liga MX season opener. (Photo by Oscar Meza/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Puebla starts with a bang, then fades; Atlas wins

Thomas Buckley
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LEON, MEXICO - MAY 26: Andre Pierre Gignac #10 of Tigres celebrates during the final second leg match between Leon and Tigres UANL as part of the Torneo Clausura 2019 Liga MX at Leon Stadium on May 26, 2019 in Leon, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)

Tigres open title defense against modest Morelia

Jahir M. Martinez
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Edson Alvarez chomps down on his gold medal after helping El Tri win the Gold Cup on July 7. (Photo by Omar Vega/Getty Images)

Odds and Ends as Apertura 2019 kickoff approaches

Thomas Buckley
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Angel Mena of Leon (R) celebrates his goal against Toluca during the Mexican Clausura 2019 tournament football match at the Nou Camp stadium in Leon, Guanajuato state, Mexico on February 16, 2019. (Photo by GUSTAVO BECERRA / AFP) (Photo credit should read GUSTAVO BECERRA/AFP/Getty Images)

One man’s opinion: Top 5 players of the Clausura 2019

Nestor Esquivel
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MONTERREY, MEXICO - MAY 11: Andre-Pierre Gignac, #10 of Tigres, scores his team's first goal over Alfonso Blanco, #13 of Pachuca, during the quarterfinals second leg match between Tigres UANL and Pachuca as part of the Torneo Clausura 2019 Liga MX at Universitario Stadium on May 11, 2019 in Monterrey, Mexico. (Photo by Azael Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Tigres survive Pachuca scare; León cruises into semis

Thomas Buckley
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TIJUANA, MEXICO - MAY 08: Jean Meneses #16 of Leon kicks the ball during the quarterfinals first leg match between Tjuana and Leon as part of the Torneo Clausura 2019 Liga MX at Caliente Stadium on May 8, 2019 in Tijuana, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)

Leon looks to finish off Tijuana at home, move on

Jahir M. Martinez
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TIJUANA, MEXICO - MAY 04: Ariel Nahuelpan (C) of Tijuana celebrates after scoring the third goal of his team during the 17th round match between Tijuana and Puebla as part of the Torneo Clausura 2019 Liga MX at Caliente Stadium on May 4, 2019 in Tijuana, Mexico. (Photo by Gonzalo Gonzalez/Jam Media/Getty Images)

No. 8 Tijuana takes momentum into series vs Leon

Jahir M. Martinez
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LEON, MEXICO - MAY 04: Players of Leon pose prior the 17th round match between Leon and Pachuca as part of the Torneo Clausra 2019 Liga MX at Leon Stadium on May 4, 2019 in Leon, Mexico. (Photo by Cesar Gomez/Jam Media/Getty Images)

León remains firmly in top spot, Tijuana rises to No. 7

Thomas Buckley
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MONTERREY, MEXICO - NOVEMBER 24: Rogelio Funes Mori of Monterrey celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the 17th round match between Monterrey and Atlas as part of the Torneo Apertura 2018 Liga MX at BBVA Bancomer Stadium on November 24, 2018 in Monterrey, Mexico. (Photo by Azael Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Triumphant Monterrey to put lowly Atlas to the sword

Dan Chapman
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TIJUANA, MEXICO - JANUARY 26: Martin Lucero of Tijuana kicks and scores the first goal of his team as Moisés Muñoz goalkeeper of Puebla attempts to cath the ball during the 4th round match between Tijuana and Puebla as part of the Torneo Clausura 2018 Liga MX at Caliente Stadium on January 26, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. (Photo by David Garrido/Getty Images)

Tijuana, Puebla battle for final invitation to the Liguilla

Jahir M. Martinez
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MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - DECEMBER 16: Detail of the Liga MX championship trophy prior the final second leg match between Cruz Azul and America as part of the Torneo Apertura 2018 Liga MX at Azteca Stadium on December 16, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)

Seeds 3 through 8 up for grabs as Clausura wraps up

Thomas Buckley
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MORELIA, MEXICO - APRIL 26: Gabriel Achilier (L) of Morelia fights for the ball with Jesus Angulo (R) of Tijuana during the 16th round match between Morelia and Tijuana as part of the Torneo Clausura 2019 Liga MX at Jose Maria Morelos Stadium on April 26, 2019 in Morelia, Mexico. (Photo by Cesar Gomez/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Two left battling for final playoff berth after Matchday 16

Thomas Buckley
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MONTERREY, MEXICO - NOVEMBER 10: Daniel Arreola (L) fights for the ball with Rafael De Souza (R) of Tigres during a 16th round match between Tigres UANL and Puebla as part of Torneo Apertura 2018 Liga MX at Universitario Stadium on November 10, 2018 in Monterrey, Mexico. (Photo by Alfredo Lopez/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Puebla, Tijuana aim to polish their resumés for Liguilla

Thomas Buckley
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TIJUANA, MEXICO - APRIL 19: Jesus Angulo (L) of Tijuana fights for the ball with Enrique Torres (R) of Lobos BUAP during the 15th round match between Tijuana and Lobos BUAP as part of the Torneo Clausura 2019 Liga at Caliente Stadium on April 19, 2019 in Tijuana, Mexico. (Photo by Gonzalo Gonzalez/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Lobos climb after smackdown of Xolos who tumble

Thomas Buckley
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TIJUANA, MEXICO - MARCH 02: Pablo Aguilar (L) of Tijuana and Steeven Sierra (R) of Lobos BUAP fight for the ball during the 10th round match between Tijuana and Lobos BUAP as part of the Torneo Clausura 2018 Liga MX at Caliente Stadium on March 02, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. (Photo by Gonzalo Gonzalez/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Xolos host Lobos with playoff hopes on line for both

Thomas Buckley
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MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - APRIL 14: Goalkeeper Carlos Higuera of Tijuana reacts during the 14th round match between Pumas UNAM and Tijuana as part of the Torneo Clausura 2019 Liga MX at Olimpico Universitario Stadium on April 14, 2019 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Jaime Lopez/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Four young goalies showcased their potential in Week 14

Jahir M. Martinez
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MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - MARCH 10: Felipe Mora of Pumas celebrates after scoring the second goal of his team with Bruno Marioni, Coach of Pumas during a 10th round match between Pumas UNAM and Morelia as part of Torneo Clausura 2019 Liga MX at Olimpico Universitario Stadium on March 10, 2019 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Mauricio Salas/Jam Media/Getty Images)

With Pumas in a funk, Xolos arrive at CU at opportune time

Jahir M. Martinez
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MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - SEPTEMBER 25: Guido Rodriguez of America fights for the ball with Francisco Nevarez of Bravos de Juarez during a match between America and Juarez as part of Round of eighth of Copa MX Apertura 2018 at Azteca Stadium on September 25, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Mauricio Salas/Jam Media/Getty Images)

América must beat underdog Bravos to end 45-year drought

Thomas Buckley
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MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - APRIL 02: Henry Martin of America celebrates with teammates after scoring the third goal of his team during the match between America and Tijuana as part of the Torneo Clausura 2019 Liga MX at Azteca Stadium on April 2, 2019 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Mauricio Salas/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Xolos seek payback against short-handed Aguilas

Thomas Buckley
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MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - OCTOBER 20: Julian Velazquez (L) of Tijuana struggles for the ball against Andres Ibargüen (R) of America during the 13th round match between America and Tijuana as part of the Torneo Apertura 2018 Liga MX at Azteca Stadium on October 20, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)

America, chasing first Cup title in 45 years, takes on Xolos

Thomas Buckley
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QUERETARO, MEXICO - MARCH 30: Fabian Castillo of Tijuana gestures during the 12th round match between Queretaro and Tijuana as part of the Torneo Clausura 2019 Liga MX at La Corregidora Stadium on March 30, 2019 in Queretaro, Mexico. (Photo by Cesar Gomez/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Xolos pay the price for overlooking the Gallos Blancos

Thomas Buckley
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LEON, MEXICO - MARCH 17: Players of Leon celebrate during the 11th round match between Leon and Veracruz as part of the Torneo Clausura 2019 Liga MX at Leon Stadium on March 17, 2019 in Leon, Mexico. (Photo by Cesar Reyna/Jam Media/Getty Images)

León holds fast to top spot, América narrowing the gap

Thomas Buckley
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MONTERREY, MEXICO - SEPTEMBER 29: Rogelio Funes Mori of Monterrey fights for the ball with Julian Velazquez of Tijuana during the 11th round match between Monterrey and Tijuana as part of the Torneo Apertura 2018 Liga MX at BBVA Bancomer Stadium on September 29, 2018 in Monterrey, Mexico. (Photo by Azael Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Matchday 11: Which Xolos team will Rayados see?

Thomas Buckley
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MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - MARCH 13: Nicolas Benedetti #14 of America celebrates with teammates after scoring the second goal of his team during the quarterfinals match between America and Chivas as part of the Copa MX Clausura 2019 at Azteca Stadium on March 13, 2019 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)

Semifinal pairings could produce Clásico Capitalino Final

Thomas Buckley
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