2023 Liga MX Playoffs: TAS Ruling, Team Standings, & Matchday 17

2023-11-12 07:16:55

ESPN12 de nov, 2023, 03:27Lectura: 4 min.

How does Liga MX stand in the face of the TAS resolution in the Puebla case?

The TAS returned the three points to Puebla, which had lost to Xolos due to alleged improper alignment; ‘El Cheís’ he comments.

Looking ahead to the closing of the tournament, we present the panorama of the 18 teams that will have to face each other on the last day of Apertura 2023

After he Court of Sports Arbitration (TAS) returned three points to Puebla for the case of improper alignment against the Xolos de Tijuana, the general table of the Liga MX the panorama of the league and the play-in of the Opening 2023.

After the modifications to the general table, Cruz Azul joined the eliminated teams, while Puebla, which was outside the play-incould reach league In a direct way. Given this, we present the updated panorama of the play-in and league after the CAS decision.

Qualified for the quarterfinals

America (1)

Monterrey (2)

Tigers (3)

Pumas (4)

Chivas (5)

Atlético de San Luis (6)

Teams in Play-In

Santos (7) vs Mazatlan FC (8)

Puebla (9) vs Pachuca (10)

Overview of the teams for Matchday 17


América qualified directly to the quarterfinals a couple of days ago and failed to surpass the historical mark of 41 points earned in a short tournament with 18 teams, as it tied without goals with Tigres and was left with 40 points.ESPN


The royal team drew goalless against Querétaro and secured the sub-leadership of Apertura 2023.


With a direct ticket to the quarterfinals, Tigres took third place overall after a goalless draw with América.


With the defeat against Pumas, the Flock settled permanently in fifth place in the classification.


The cats defeated Chivas, stripped them of fourth place overall and will culminate the tournament in that echelon.

Atlético de San Luis

Despite the defeat against Santos, the club from Potosí remains in the direct Liguilla zone, however, a victory for Puebla over Cruz Azul and/or a victory for León against FC Juárez means losing up to two steps and falling to the Play-off zone. In.


Santos defeated Atlético de San Luis, rose to seventh place and secured a place in the Play-In zone, however, their final place will be defined by the results that Puebla and León obtain against Cruz Azul and FC Juárez, respectively.

Mazatlan FC

The cannon team defeated Toluca and placed seventh overall, however, it is at the expense of the results of Puebla, León, Tijuana and Santos Laguna, as it may fall some steps and even be left out, in case the four teams win their duels.


The ‘Fringe’ is ninth in line with 22 points, after winning three units thanks to the ruling of the Court of Arbitration for Sports (TAS) for an alleged improper alignment of Tijuana during the duel corresponding to Matchday 7, and a hypothetical victory against Cruz Azul It will elevate the team to sixth place in the general table to move Atlético de San Luis to the Play-In zone without appeal.

In case of tying with the ‘Machine’, Puebla will reach 23 points, will exchange eighth place with Mazatlán FC and will have to wait for the result in León to know its final position, along with the rest of those involved in the Play-In zone. A defeat leaves him in ninth place and also at the mercy of the ‘Fiera’, although without danger of elimination.

Next party: Cruz Azul (V)


The Tuzos defeated the Xolos in Tijuana and are currently in the Play-In, but they depend on other results to stay there.




The ‘Fiera’ is in twelfth place with 20 points and a supposed victory against FC Juárez places it in the seventh place, thanks to the fact that it will reach the same number of units as Mazatlán FC (23) but with a better goal difference.

The feat for León can be written in case Puebla does not beat Cruz Azul and reaches 25 points that block sixth place for the emerald club’s possibilities, since Atlético de San Luis also has 23 units and a difference of +5; That is, in the event that León surpasses the Potosí average with a whooping victory -six or more scores, without receiving-, they will reach direct qualification to the quarterfinals.

Next match: FC Juárez



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