Current Standings (Apertura 2017)

The league standings for the current men’s tournament (scroll down for women’s standings), Apertura 2017 Final Regular Season Standings (records are listed as Win-Lose-Tie/Draw-Total Points; Teams get 3 points for wins, 1 point for tie, 0 points for loss, the top 8 teams, in Green, clinch playoff spots):
1-Monterrey, 11-2-4, 37 PTS
2-Tigres, 9-3-5, 32 PTS
3-America, 9-5-3, 30 PTS
4-Morelia, 8-4-5, 29 PTS

5-Toluca, 8-4-5, 29 PTS
6-Cruz Azul, 7-4-6, 27 PTS
7-Leon, 8-7-2, 26 PTS
8-Atlas, 7-6-4, 25 PTS
9-Necaxa, 6-5-6, 24 PTS
10-Lobos, 7-8-2, 23 PTS
11-Tijuana, 6-8-3, 21 PTS
12-Pachuca, 5-8-4, 19 PTS
13-Guadalajara, 4-7-6, 18 PTS
14-Santos, 3-5-9, 18 PTS
15-Puebla, 3-7-7, 16 PTS
16-Queretaro, 3-7-7, 16 PTS
17-Veracruz, 4-11-2, 14 PTS
18-Pumas, 3-10-4, 13 PTS

Quotient after Apertura 2017 Regular Season (Total Standings Points divided by Total Games Played, used to determine which team is demoted at the end of the season, highest possible score is 3, lowest is 0-the bottom team is demoted to the second-tier Ascenso MX league and the Ascenso MX Grand Champion is promoted to replace them; total is based on the past 3 full years of results-the last 2 years and the current year-unless a team was promoted within the last 2 years, in which case their stats since promotion are used to determine the total):
1-Monterrey, 1.7529 (S)
2-Tigres, 1.6353 (S) (1)
3-America, 1.6353 (S)
4-Toluca, 1.5765

5-Leon, 1.5529
6-Pachuca, 1.4706
7-Morelia, 1.4588
8-Guadalajara, 1.4353
9-Tijuana, 1.4
10-Necaxa, 1.3922
11-Pumas, 1.3529 (2)
12-Lobos, 1.3529
13-Cruz Azul, 1.2824
14-Santos, 1.2235
15-Atlas, 1.1882 (3)

16-Puebla, 1.1882
17-Queretaro, 1.1294
18-Veracruz, 1.0353
(S)-Team is safe from demotion regardless of Clausura 2018 results.
(1)-Tigres has first tiebreaker over America (goal differential)
(2)-Pumas has first tiebreaker over Lobos (goal differential)
(3)-Atlas has first tiebreaker over Puebla (goal differential)

Women’s Final Apertura 2017 Regular Season Standings (teams divided into 2 groups, at the end of the 14-week season the top 2 in each group will advance to the playoffs; In event of ties, first tiebreaker will be goal differential):
Group 1:
1-America, 11-1-2, 35 PTS*
2-Pachuca, 9-2-3, 30 PTS*
3-Toluca, 8-4-2, 26 PTS

4-Pumas, 5-3-6, 20 PTS
5-Tijuana, 5-5-4, 19 PTS
6-Morelia, 5-8-1, 16 PTS
7-Cruz Azul, 2-10-2, 8 PTS
8-Veracruz, 0-12-2, 2 PTS

Group 2:
1-Tigres, 11-2-1, 34 PTS*
2-Guadalajara, 11-2-1, 34 PTS*
3-Monterrey, 10-3-1, 31 PTS

4-Atlas, 6-6-2, 20 PTS
5-Queretaro, 5-7-2, 17 PTS
6-Necaxa, 2-8-4, 10 PTS
7-Leon, 3-10-1, 10 PTS
8-Santos, 1-11-2, 5 PTS
*-Clinched playoff berth

(Note: While the plan is for every Liga MX team to have a women’s team, Puebla does not have a team this tournament due to financial issues, Lobos does not have a team because they were just promoted-they will be able to field a women’s team next year. There is no promotion/demotion system in the Women’s league)

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