Mexican love for football is not unknown to the world. La Liga is a word known to all football fans around the globe, and thanks to the premier leagues that North American and Mexican teams take part in, many people want to be a part of this crazy journey.
Mexican Primera Division, also known as Liga MX today, is the best premier league in the football pyramid of popularity. If we check up the hierarchy of the game, Liga MX sure is among the top-tier leagues. Curious? Read further as we go all into the league's specifics.
The league's foundation was laid down 78 years ago with the name Primera Division and rightly so. Until 1943, the Mexican soccer clubs lacked representation despite being the best of the best.
Due to sponsorships reason, the league is known as Liga BBVA MX, which still holds the grand stature of the name and brand it started with. The crowd, too, is huge when it comes to Liga tournaments and fan events.
Liga MX has a single-elimination format for a table of 18 clubs who compete in two yearly tournaments. These two leagues' purpose is to choose two champions every season. Now, the season stands out from others as it follows a different format. It has:
This arrangement is consistent and ensures zero clashes between other Latin American schedules or FIFA's international football calendar.
There are a total of about 18 teams competing for the Liga MX title. For each match, the top four clubs in the standings after the regular tournament phase win their position straight to the Liguilla. The remaining eight teams qualify for the play-in round. The four vacant Liguilla slots are filled by those who win the play. The game then moves to the playoff, and the remaining two champions would face the ultimate showdowns by the end.
Some of the most popular teams include:
Their matches are a delight to behold. These teams put their sweat and blood into the games and give you the best experience as viewers.
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