Playoff Picture: Round 14 Preview

With Round 10 now made up, we’re back on schedule with only 4 games left until the playoffs. The playoff picture remains very close, as only one team has a chance to lock up a playoff berth this weekend. Read on to see how things look for each team going into Round 14.


1-Toluca
Current points: 25
Remaining games: Monterrey, at Tijuana, Queretaro, at Santos
This week: Will clinch playoff berth with win AND Morelia loss or tie AND Pumas loss or tie. They have tiebreakers over Morelia, Pumas and Tigres (beat all 3)

2-Guadalajara
Current points: 24
Remaining games: at Pachuca, at Cruz Azul, Leon, at Necaxa
This week: Cannot clinch playoff berth. Best-case scenarios are they win today and they would need only a win or maybe a tie their last 3 games to get in. That scenario would also require a Morelia loss and a Pumas-Tigres tie. They only have a tiebreaker now over Pumas (lost to Tigres in Round 10, Morelia game was 0-0 tie).

3-Monterrey
Current Points: 23
Remaining games: at Toluca, Tigres, at Veracruz, Morelia
This week: Cannot clinch playoff berth. Best-case scenario is they get in with a win next week if they beat Toluca this weekend.

4-Tijuana
Current points: 22
Remaining games: at Jaguares, Toluca, at Tigres, Veracruz
This week: Cannot clinch playoff berth.

5-America
Current points: 21
Remaining games: Queretaro, at Santos, Atlas, Pachuca
This week: Cannot clinch playoff berth.

6-Santos
Current points: 20
Remaining games: at Atlas, America, at Jaguares, Toluca
This week: Cannot clinch playoff berth.

7-Atlas
Current points: 19
Remaining games: Santos, Pachuca, at America, Jaguares
This week: Cannot clinch playoff berth. Eliminated from contention for 1st place with loss AND Toluca win

8-Pachuca
Current points: 19
Remaining games: Guadalajara, at Atlas, Cruz Azul, at America
This week: Cannot clinch playoff berth. Eliminated from contention for 1st place with loss AND Toluca win

9-Pumas
Current points: 18
Remaining games: at Tigres, Veracruz, at Morelia, Puebla
This week: Cannot clinch playoff berth. Eliminated from contention for 1st place with loss or tie AND Toluca win. Eliminated from contention for 2nd place with loss AND Guadalajara win

10-Morelia
Current points: 18
Remaining games: Leon, at Necaxa, Pumas, Monterrey
This week: Cannot clinch playoff berth. Eliminated from contention for 1st place with loss or tie AND Toluca win. Eliminated from contention for 2nd place with loss AND Guadalajara win

11-Tigres
Current points: 16
Remaining games: Pumas, at Monterrey, Tijuana, at Queretaro
This week: Cannot clinch playoff berth. Eliminated from contention for 1st place with loss OR Toluca win or tie. Eliminated from contention for 2nd place with loss or tie AND Guadalajara win. Eliminated from contention for 3rd place with loss AND Monterrey win

12-Queretaro
Current points: 15
Remaining games: at America, Jaguares, at Toluca, Tigres
This week: Cannot clinch playoff berth. Elminated from contention for 1st place with loss or tie OR Toluca win or tie. Eliminated from contention for 2nd place with loss OR Guadalajara win or tie. Eliminated from contention for 3rd place with loss. Eliminated from contention for 4th place & 5th place with loss AND Tijuana win AND Monterrey win.

13-Veracruz
Current points: 15
Remaining games: Necaxa, at Pumas, Monterrey, at Tijuana
This week: Cannot clinch playoff berth. Elminated from contention for 1st place with loss or tie OR Toluca win or tie. Eliminated from contention for 2nd place with loss OR Guadalajara win. Eliminated from contention for 3rd place with loss. Eliminated from contention for 4th place & 5th place with loss AND Tijuana win AND Monterrey win.

14-Cruz Azul
Current points: 14
Remaining games: at Puebla, Guadalajara, at Pachuca, at Leon
This week: Cannot clinch playoff berth. Eliminated from contention for 1st place with loss or tie OR Toluca win or tie. Eliminated from contention for 2nd place with loss or tie OR Guadalajara win. Eliminated from contention for 3rd place with loss OR Monterrey win. Eliminated from contention for 4th place with loss or tie AND Tijuana win. Eliminated from contention for 5th place with loss or tie AND America win. Eliminated from contention for 6th place with loss AND Santos win.

15-Jaguares
Current points: 14
Remaining games: Tijuana, at Queretaro, Santos, at Atlas
This week: Cannot clinch playoff berth. Eliminated from contention for 1st place with loss or tie OR Toluca win or tie. Eliminated from contention for 2nd place with loss or tie AND Guadalajara win. Eliminated from contention for 3rd place with loss OR Monterrey win. Eliminated from contention for 4th place with loss or tie AND Tijuana win. Eliminated from contention for 5th place with loss or tie AND America win. Eliminated from contention for 6th place with loss AND Santos win.

16-Leon
Current points: 13
Remaining games: at Morelia, Puebla, at Guadalajara, Cruz Azul
This week: Cannot clinch playoff berth. Eliminated from contention for 1st place with loss or tie OR Toluca win or tie. Eliminated from contention for 2nd place with loss or tie OR Guadalajara win or tie. Eliminated from contention for 3rd place with loss or tie OR Monterrey win or tie. Eliminated from contention for 4th place with loss OR Tijuana win or tie. Eliminated from contention for 5th place with loss AND America win or tie. Eliminated from contention for 6th place with loss AND Santos win. Eliminated from contention for 7th place with loss AND Atlas win OR Pachuca win. Eliminated from playoff contention with loss AND Tijuana win or tie AND America win AND or tie AND Santos win AND Atlas win AND Pachuca win.

17-Necaxa
Current points: 11
Remaining games: at Veracruz, Morelia, at Puebla, Tijuana
This week: Cannot clinch playoff berth. Cannot finish 1st, 2nd or 3rd. Eliminated from contention for 4th place with loss or tie OR Tijuana win or tie. Eliminated from contention for 5th place with loss or tie OR America win or tie. Eliminated from contention for 6th place with loss OR Santos win or tie. Eliminated from playoff contention with loss or tie AND Santos win AND Atlas win AND Pachuca win.

18-Puebla
Current points: 10
Remaining games: Cruz Azul, at Leon, Necaxa, at Pumas
This week: Cannot clinch playoff berth. Cannot finish 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th. Eliminated from contention for 5th place with loss or tie OR America win or tie. Eliminated from contention for 6th place with loss or tie OR Santos win or tie. Eliminated from contention for 7th place with loss or tie AND Atlas win or tie OR Pachuca win or tie. Eliminated from playoff contention with loss AND Atlas win or tie AND Pachuca win or tie.

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