Liga BBVA Bancomer MX
FIFA Region
CONCACAF
Season
2022-2023
Location
Mexico
Abbreviation
MEX1

Summary

Liga MX (MEX1) is the top level of league style football competition in Mexico. The MEX1 season is split into two championships, the 2022-2023 Torneo Apertura and the Torneo Clausura. The MEX1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2023 CONCACAF Champions League (CNCFCL):
    • 2022-2023 Torneo Apertura Liguilla champion and runner-up
    • 2022-2023 Torneo Clausura Liguilla champion and runner-up

Leagues Pyramid - Mexico

Abbrev League # of Teams
MEX1 Liga MX 18
MEX2 Liga de Expansión MX 18
MEX3 Liga Premier 37
MEX4 Liga TDP 200+

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

Regular
1 Jul 2022 - 2 Oct 2022
Apertura - Playoffs
5 Oct 2022 - 1 Nov 2022
Clausura - Regular
6 Jan 2023 - 30 Apr 2023
Clausura - Playoffs
3 May 2023 - 30 May 2023
 18: MEX1 (18)

Season Format

Each MEX1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 17 MEX1 teams once in the 2022-2023 Torneo Apertura (17 matches) and once in the 2023-2024 Torneo Clausura (17 matches) for a total of 34 league matches per team. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goal difference, (2) goals scored, (3) head-to-head results between tied teams, (4) away goals scored, (5) highest relegation coefficient, then (6) Fair Play points.

Playoffs

At the end of each torneo, the top four teams advance to the La Liguilla (the playoffs) Quarterfinals, and the 5th through 12th place teams advance to the Reclasificación. In the Reclasificación, 5th place plays 12th place, 6th place plays 11th place, 7th place plays 10th place, and 8th place plays 9th place in a single match playoff at the higher seed's home venue. If a match is tied after regulation time, the teams advance to a best of 5 penalty shoot-out. The winners play in Home-Away highest aggregate score advances Quarterfinals. The four advancing teams play in a Home-Away highest aggregate score advances Semifinals. The two Semifinal winners advance to the Finals with the winner becoming the torneo champion. All Torneo Finalists advance to the 2023-2024 CNCFCL.

Relegation

As of the 2020-2021 MEX1 season, promotion/relegation with the MEX2 was suspended.


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Campeón de Campeones

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Sun - 26 Jun 2022
 Atlas 34 Cruz AzulDignity Health Sports Park

Torneo Clausura

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1América 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
2Atlético San Luis 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
3Atlas 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
4Club León 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
5Club Necaxa 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
6Club Tijuana 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
7Cruz Azul 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
8FC Juárez 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
9Guadalajara 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
10Mazatlán 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
11Monterrey 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
12Pachuca 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
13Puebla 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
14Pumas UNAM 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
15Querétaro 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
16Santos Laguna 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
17Toluca 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
18UANL Tigres 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
Clausura - Quarterfinals
Clausura - Reclasificación

Apertura- Finals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
AggregateToluca  28 Pachuca  
27.10.22Toluca 15 PachucaEstadio Nemesio Díez
30.10.22Pachuca 31 TolucaEstadio Miguel Hidalgo

Apertura- Semifinals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
AggregateToluca  32 América  
19.10.22Toluca 21 AméricaEstadio Nemesio Díez
22.10.22América 11 TolucaEstadio Azteca
AggregatePachuca  62 Monterrey  
20.10.22Pachuca 52 MonterreyEstadio Miguel Hidalgo
23.10.22Monterrey 01 PachucaEstadio BBVA

Apertura- Quarterfinals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
AggregatePuebla  211 América  
12.10.22Puebla 16 AméricaEstadio Cuauhtémoc
15.10.22América 51 PueblaEstadio Azteca
AggregateCruz Azul  03 Monterrey  
12.10.22Cruz Azul 00 MonterreyEstadio Azteca
15.10.22Monterrey 30 Cruz AzulEstadio Azteca
AggregateToluca  64 Santos Laguna  
13.10.22Toluca 43 Santos LagunaEstadio Nemesio Díez
16.10.22Santos Laguna 12 TolucaEstadio Corona
AggregateUANL Tigres  22 Pachuca  
13.10.22UANL Tigres 10 PachucaEstadio Universitario (San Nicolás)
16.10.22Pachuca 21 UANL TigresEstadio Miguel Hidalgo

Apertura- Reclasificación

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Sat - 8 Oct 2022
 UANL Tigres 20 Club NecaxaEstadio Universitario (San Nicolás)
 Cruz Azul 10 Club LeónEstadio Azteca
Sun - 9 Oct 2022
 Toluca 30 FC JuárezEstadio Nemesio Díez
 Puebla 11 GuadalajaraEstadio Cuauhtémoc
 Puebla advances on PKs (5-4) 

Torneo Apertura

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1América 1712 -2-338-38172186 -2-0202061496 -0-31818117
2Monterrey 1710 -5-235-29131685 -3-018145995 -2-2171587
3Santos Laguna 1710 -3-433-38211798 -1-0252471782 -2-4814140
4Pachuca 179 -5-332-28151396 -2-1201761183 -3-2121192
5UANL Tigres 179 -3-530-24141085 -1-216126694 -2-3141284
6Toluca 177 -6-427-2723494 -4-1161713483 -2-31110100
7Cruz Azul 177 -3-724-2634-895 -1-3161512382 -2-481122-11
8Puebla 174 -10-322-2523293 -5-1141311281 -5-2812120
9Guadalajara 175 -7-522-1917293 -4-21377082 -3-3912102
10Club León 176 -4-722-2529-484 -2-2141614292 -2-58915-6
11FC Juárez 174 -7-619-1718-192 -5-2111110182 -2-4868-2
12Club Necaxa 175 -4-819-1926-783 -1-4101115-492 -3-49811-3
13Atlético San Luis 174 -6-718-1523-892 -2-58712-582 -4-210811-3
14Mazatlán 173 -8-617-1724-782 -3-39912-391 -5-38812-4
15Club Tijuana 174 -5-817-1830-1282 -2-48913-492 -3-49917-8
16Pumas UNAM 172 -8-714-2131-1092 -4-3101115-480 -4-441016-6
17Atlas 173 -4-1013-1627-1183 -2-3111010090 -2-72617-11
18Querétaro 171 -6-109-1835-1781 -4-371013-390 -2-72822-14
Apertura - Quarterfinals
Apertura - Reclasificación

Fixtures

Fri - 6 Jan 2023
 Club Necaxa   Atlético San LuisEstadio Victoria
 Mazatlán   Club LeónEstadio de Mazatlán
Sat - 7 Jan 2023
 América   QuerétaroEstadio Azteca
 Atlas   TolucaEstadio Jalisco
 Monterrey   GuadalajaraEstadio BBVA
Sun - 8 Jan 2023
 Pumas UNAM   FC JuárezEstadio Olímpico Universitario
 Santos Laguna   UANL TigresEstadio Corona
 Club Tijuana   Cruz AzulEstadio Caliente
Mon - 9 Jan 2023
 Pachuca   PueblaEstadio Miguel Hidalgo
Thu - 12 Jan 2023
 Atlas   MazatlánEstadio Jalisco
Fri - 13 Jan 2023
 Atlético San Luis   GuadalajaraEstadio Alfonso Lastras Ramírez
 Puebla   QuerétaroEstadio Cuauhtémoc
Sat - 14 Jan 2023
 Cruz Azul   MonterreyEstadio Azteca
 Toluca   AméricaEstadio Nemesio Díez
 Santos Laguna   Pumas UNAMEstadio Corona
 FC Juárez   Club TijuanaEstadio Olímpico Benito Juárez
Sun - 15 Jan 2023
 UANL Tigres   PachucaEstadio Universitario (San Nicolás)
Mon - 16 Jan 2023
 Club León   Club NecaxaEstadio León
Fri - 20 Jan 2023
 Mazatlán   Santos LagunaEstadio de Mazatlán
 Club Tijuana   UANL TigresEstadio Caliente

Results

Sun - 2 Oct 2022
 Club León 22 Club TijuanaEstadio León
 Santos Laguna 30 MazatlánEstadio Corona
 Toluca 41 QuerétaroEstadio Nemesio Díez
Sat - 1 Oct 2022
 Cruz Azul 21 GuadalajaraEstadio Azteca
 Atlas 10 Club NecaxaEstadio Jalisco
 Monterrey 00 PachucaEstadio BBVA
 Atlético San Luis 03 UANL TigresEstadio Alfonso Lastras Ramírez
Fri - 30 Sep 2022
 FC Juárez 31 Pumas UNAMEstadio Olímpico Benito Juárez
 Puebla 12 AméricaEstadio Cuauhtémoc
Fri - 23 Sep 2022
 Puebla 21 Pumas UNAMEstadio Cuauhtémoc
 Club Necaxa 22 MazatlánEstadio Victoria
Sun - 18 Sep 2022
 Club Tijuana 11 Club NecaxaEstadio Caliente
 Atlético San Luis 12 PachucaEstadio Alfonso Lastras Ramírez
 Club León 31 QuerétaroEstadio León
 Santos Laguna 20 FC JuárezEstadio Corona
 Pumas UNAM 12 Cruz AzulEstadio Olímpico Universitario
Sat - 17 Sep 2022
 América 21 GuadalajaraEstadio Azteca
 Monterrey 20 AtlasEstadio BBVA
Fri - 16 Sep 2022
 Mazatlán 11 TolucaEstadio de Mazatlán
 Puebla 21 UANL TigresEstadio Cuauhtémoc