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Mauro Quiroga of Necaxa celebrates after scoring against Atlas Quiroga scored a second an now leads the league with 11 goals. (Photo by ULISES RUIZ/AFP via Getty Images)

Necaxa, Santos share 1st as Liga MX hits stretch run

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Liga MX’s ‘Big 3’ in capital coming up small

Chivas get their man: Pelaez is new sporting director

Necaxa slips, trades places with resurgent Santos

Morelia striker Carlos Ferreira celebrates after scoring his second goal to give the Monarcas a 2-1 lead. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)

Ferreira hat trick leads Morelia past Cruz Azul

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Roger Martinez is pursued by Necaxa defenders Brayan Beckeles (left) and Ventura Alvarado of Necaxa during a Copa MX match last season. (Photo by Mauricio Salas/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Necaxa-América clash tops appetizing Saturday slate

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Necaxa striker Mauro Quiroga of Necaxa races back to the midfield circle with the ball after scoring against Morelia on Matchday 13. (Photo by Cesar Gomez/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Power Rankings: Necaxa must prove it belongs at top

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Orbelín Pineda celebrates after scoring Cruz Azul's fourth goal in his team's 5-2 win over América. (Photo by Mauricio Salas/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Liga MX look-back: Matchday 13 unlucky for some

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Antonio Mohamed (left) has succeeded Diego Alonso (right) as coach of Monterrey. In this photo, the two chat before Mohamed's Monterrey team faced Alonso's Pachuca side in 2018. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)

Season in Review: The Liga MX coaching carousel

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Edwin Cardona and Pachuca enjoyed a fabulous week, winning twice and climbing into playoff contention. (Photo by Jaime Lopez/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Power Rankings: Pachuca rising up the ranks

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Sebastián Córdova (upraised arms) exults after scoring América's first goal. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)

Monday Musings: Clasico drama tops the weekend

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Jonathan Rodriguez (left) and Orbelín Pineda of Cruz Azul can't believe what's happening with the Cementeros. (Photo by Mauricio Salas/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Midweek Matchday shakes out the Liga MX tree

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Cruz Azul squandered a late lead against UNAM and settled for a tie. (Photo by Jaime Lopez/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Unforced error by Corona costly for Cruz Azul

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Cruz Azul captain Jesús Corona hoists the Leagues Cup trophy at Sam Boyd Stadium on Sept. 18, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Omar Vega/Getty Images)

Lady Luck shines on Cruz Azul in Las Vegas

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The Tigres earned a 2-2 tie against America in the Leagues Cup semifinal, before advancing to the final on penalty kicks. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

Place your bets: Tigres, Cruz Azul battle in Las Vegas

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Necaxa went to Monterrey and stunned the Rayados, earning consideration for the top spot in our Power Rankings. (Photo by Azael Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Power Rankings: Three-way tie hints at thrilling race

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Cruz Azul's Roberto Siboldi shouts at his team during the match against Veracruz, but to little avail. (Photo by VICTOR CRUZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Liga MX: Matosas makes a difference, Siboldi doesn’t

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Veracruz goalie Sebastian Jurado (#25) could see a lot of Jonathan Rodriguez at Estadio Luis "Pirata" de la Fuente Stadium on Friday. (Photo by Felix Cuneo/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Liga MX gets ball rolling with Friday triple-header

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The 96th regular-season Clásico Capitalino is on tap this weekend. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)

Clásico double-header highlights Matchday 9

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Cruz Azul finally has a new coach, but the front office was upended by the selection process. (Photo by Carlos Ramirez/Getty Images)

Cruz Azul has new coach, front office in disarray

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Pedro Caixinha was dismissed by Cruz Azul after another disappointing performance by the Cementeros. (Photo by Carlos Ramirez/Getty Images)

Liga MX coaching carousel continues spinning

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Pedro Caixinha was fired by Cruz Azul on Sept. 2, 2019, after the Cementeros dismal 2-4-2 start to the Apertura 2019. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)

Struggling Cruz Azul begins post-Caixinha era

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Cristopher Trejo, left, put the icing on the cake for Atlas, scoring a golazo against Memo Ochoa and the Aguilas. (Photo by Oscar Meza/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Week 8: Idle Santos unmoved; Necaxa, Atlas up

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Leon fans have had plenty to cheer the past two seasons. (Photo by Leopoldo Smith/Getty Images)

Liga MX at the FIFA break: Numbers

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Chivas coach Tomas Boy, left, and Cruz Azul coach Pedro Caixinha. (Photo by Mauricio Salas/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Cruz Azul, Chivas play a snoozer of a draw

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Star striker Andre Pierre Gignac scored the lone goal in the Clausura 2019 Finals vs Leon. The two clubs renew their rivalry on Saturday night. (Photo by PEDRO PARDO/AFP/Getty Images)

Morelia kicks off Week 8, but Tigres-León is top match

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Leon defender Andres Mosquera and Santos winger Brian Lozano give chase during the Week 7 León-Santos match. The game ended in a 2-2 draw. (Photo by Cesar Gomez/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Week 7: Santos holds firm; Rayados step up

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Angel Mena and Leon seem to have found their stride, and they'll need to be at their best to defeat visiting Santos on Wednesday. (Photo by Cesar Gomez/Jam Media/Getty Images)

Leon-Santos highlights midweek Matchday 7 line-up

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