Current Standings (Apertura 2017)

The league standings for the current men’s tournament (scroll down for women’s standings), Apertura 2017 after Week 4 (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, 3-0-1, 10 PTS
2-America, 3-1, 9 PTS
3-Toluca, 2-0-2, 8 PTS
4-Lobos, 2-1-1, 7 PTS
5-Necaxa, 2-1-1, 7 PTS
6-Queretaro, 2-1-1, 7 PTS
7-Atlas, 2-2, 6 PTS
8-Cruz Azul, 1-0-3, 6 PTS
9-Pumas, 2-2, 6 PTS
10-Veracruz, 2-2, 6 PTS
11-Tigres, 1-1-2, 5 PTS
12-Leon, 1-2-1, 4 PTS
13-Santos, 0-1-3, 3 PTS
14-Morelia, 0-1-3, 3 PTS
15-Pachuca, 1-3, 3 PTS
16-Guadalajara, 0-1-3, 3 PTS
17-Puebla, 0-2-2, 2 PTS
18-Tijuana, 0-3-1, 1 PTS

Quotient after Apertura 2017 Week 4 (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-Lobos, 1.75
2-Monterrey, 1.6944
3-America, 1.6389
4-Toluca, 1.5694
5-Tigres, 1.5556
6-Leon, 1.5278
7-Pachuca, 1.5139
8-Pumas, 1.5
9-Guadalajara, 1.4861
10-Necaxa, 1.4211
11-Tijuana, 1.375
12-Morelia, 1.3611
13-Santos, 1.2361
14-Cruz Azul, 1.2222
15-Queretaro, 1.2083 (1)
16-Puebla, 1.2083
17-Atlas, 1.1389
18-Veracruz, 1.1111
(1)-Queretaro has 1st tiebreaker over Puebla (goal differential)

Women’s Standings after Apertura 2017 Week 3 (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-Pachuca, 3-0, 9 PTS
2-America, 3-0, 9 PTS
3-Toluca, 1-1-1, 4 PTS

4-Pumas, 1-1-1, 4 PTS
5-Morelia, 1-2, 3 PTS
6-Tijuana, 1-2, 3 PTS
7-Cruz Azul, 1-2, 3 PTS
8-Veracruz, 0-3, 0 PTS

Group 2:
1-Monterrey, 3-0, 9 PTS
2-Tigres, 2-0-1, 7 PTS
3-Guadalajara, 2-1, 6 PTS

4-Atlas, 2-1, 6 PTS
5-Queretaro, 1-1-1, 4 PTS
6-Santos, 1-2, 3 PTS
7-Leon, 0-3, 0 PTS
8-Necaxa, 0-3, 0 PTS

(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)