The Mexican goalscorer, in his natural habitat, is in danger of dying out. While the country's soccer program has been increasingly adept at exporting its best attacking players to top European leagues and beyond, there are few footballers ready to take up the mantle in Liga MX.
In 2016, just three Mexican players scored more than 10 times in the domestic league, not including postseason matches. Club America's Oribe Peralta and Pachuca's Hirving Lozano -- the latter not even an outright forward...
We're creeping up to the halfway point of the 2017 Clausura regular season and there is one game dominating round eight of the Liga MX regular season: Club America versus Cruz Azul in the Clasico Joven. Here's what to watch for.
La Volpe, Jemez jobs on the line?
The pressure ahead of the showdown between Club America and Cruz Azul in Estadio Azteca has boiled over. First, Las Aguilas coach Ricardo La Volpe accused Spanish Cruz Azul manager Paco Jemez of being "all smoke and mirrors" in an interview....
The Clasico Joven ... is an important part of Mexico City's rich history. Club America and Cruz Azul helped transform Liga MX into the exciting league it is today, which now includes great teams across Mexico. When they meet, the country's capital holds its breath, and although Cruz Azul hasn't won a league title since 1997, the memories of past glories reawaken in every new edition of the rivalry. The 1970s and '80s saw these two teams dominate every corner of Mexican...
The role of the Liga MX coach is a precarious one. With three managers already fired in the first two months of the 2017 Clausura, we asked our experts Tom Marshall, Nayib Moran, Cesar Hernandez and Eric Gomez who's next in line.
Who will get fired next?
Anyone but Jemez: He's instilling identity in La Maquina
If you read the Mexican press right now, it very much seems to be a toss-up between Cruz Azul's Paco Jemez and America's Ricardo La Volpe. And the showdown to decide will be Saturday night at Estadio Azteca.