The countdown to the second half is now underway-the league unveiled the full Clausura 2018 Tournament schedule today. Among the major dates & highlights:
The tournament begins January 5. Week 1 begins with Tigres at Puebla on 1/5 at 7 PM (5 PM PT/8 PM ET).
There will be one midweek slate, Week 7 will be played on 2/13 & 2/14.
The regular season will conclude on 4/29. The playoffs will then begin on 5/2, culminating in the Gran Final on 5/17 & 5/20.
The first of the Clasicos happens in Week 3 with Pumas vs. America on 1/21, then Guadalajara-America in Week 10, America-Cruz Azul in Week 13, Atlas-Guadalajara in Week 16, and finally the best perhaps last again, Tigres-Monterrey in Week 17.
The Demotion Watch plays out in Week 5 with Queretaro-Veracruz, the loser could be well on their way down after the tournament.
There is only one off week this tournament, coming between Weeks 12 & 13 for Mexican National Team games.
Click here for the full schedule (in Spanish):