Apertura 2016 Liga MX championship stage

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The Apertura 2016 Liga MX championship stage commonly known as liguilla (mini league) was being played from November 23 to December 25. A total of eight teams were competing in the championship stage to decide the champions of the Apertura 2016 Liga MX season. Both finalists qualified to the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League.

Qualified teams[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Tijuana 17 10 3 4 25 13 +12 33
2 Pachuca 17 9 4 4 36 21 +15 31
3 UANL 17 8 6 3 22 13 +9 30
4 Guadalajara 17 8 4 5 21 17 +4 28
5 América 17 7 7 3 29 26 +3 28
6 UNAM 17 8 3 6 28 22 +6 27
7 Necaxa 17 6 8 3 24 18 +6 26
8 León 17 7 5 5 25 25 0 26
Source: LigaMX.net
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Head-to-head results between tied teams; 5) Number of goals scored away; 6) Highest relegation coefficient; 7) Fair Play points

Format[edit]

  • Teams are re-seeded each round.
  • Team with more goals on aggregate after two matches advances.
  • Away goals rule is applied in the quarterfinals and semifinals, but not the final.
  • In the quarterfinals and semifinals, if the two teams are tied on aggregate and away goals, the higher seeded team advances.
  • In the final, if the two teams are tied after both legs, the match goes to extra time and, if necessary, a shoot-out.
  • Both finalists qualify to the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League (in Pot 3).

[1]

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                         
3 UANL 2 5 7  
6 UNAM 2 0 2  
  3 UANL 1 2 3  
  8 León 0 1 1  
1 Tijuana 0 3 3
8 León 3 2 5  
  3 UANL (p) 1 1 2 (3)
  5 América 1 1 2 (0)
4 Guadalajara 1 0 1  
5 América 1 1 2  
  5 América 1 2 3
  7 Necaxa 1 0 1  
2 Pachuca 1 0 1
7 Necaxa 2 0 2  

Quarterfinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
León 5–3 Tijuana 3–0 2–3
UNAM 2–7 UANL 2–2 0–5
Necaxa 2–1 Pachuca 2–1 0–0
América 2–1 Guadalajara 1–1 1–0

All times are UTC−6 except for match in Tijuana

First leg[edit]

León3–0Tijuana
Boselli Goal 12'
Navarro Goal 17'
Cano Goal 62'
Report
Attendance: 18,004
Referee: Oscar Macías Romo (Aguascalientes)

UNAM2–2UANL
Barrera Goal 36' (pen.)
Martínez Goal 66'
Report Sosa Goal 8'
Damm Goal 48'
Attendance: 34,835
Referee: Jorge Isaac Rojas (Mexico City)

Necaxa2–1Pachuca
Gallegos Goal 33'
Riano Goal 85'
Report Guzmán Goal 66'
Attendance: 15,270
Referee: Erick Yair Miranda (Guanajuato)

América1–1Guadalajara
William Goal 24' Report Salcido Goal 45+7' (pen.)
Attendance: 55,662
Referee: Paul Delgadillo (Jalisco)

Second leg[edit]

UANL5–0UNAM
Gignac Goal 4'75'79'
Verón Goal 26' (o.g.)
Delort Goal 89'
Report
Attendance: 41,469
Referee: Fernando Guerrero (Mexico City)

UANL won 7–2 on aggregate.


Tijuana3–2León
D. Moreno Goal 13'
Corona Goal 41'
Rodríguez Goal 43'
Report Boselli Goal 81'
Montes Goal 84'
Attendance: 26,733
Referee: Luis Enrique Santander (Guanajuato)

León won 5–3 on aggregate.


Guadalajara0–1América
Report Peralta Goal 55'

América won 2–1 on aggregate.


Pachuca0–0Necaxa
Report
Attendance: 25,385

Necaxa won 2–1 on aggregate.

Semifinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
León 1–3 UANL 0–1 1–2
Necaxa 1–3 América 1–1 0–2

All times are UTC−6

First leg[edit]

León0–1UANL
Report Gignac Goal 56'
Attendance: 26,553
Referee: Paul Delgadillo (Jalisco)

Necaxa1–1América
Gallegos Goal 63' Report William Goal 68'
Attendance: 22,746
Referee: Jorge Isaac Rojas (Mexico City)

Second leg[edit]

UANL2–1León
Gignac Goal 45+2'
Zelarrayán Goal 78'
Report Montes Goal 17'

UANL won 3–1 on aggregate.


América2–0Necaxa
William Goal 75'
Peralta Goal 84'
Report
Attendance: 68,534
Referee: Fernando Guerrero (Mexico City)

América won 3–1 on aggregate.

Finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
América 2–2 (0–3 p) UANL 1–1 1–1 (a.e.t.)

All times are UTC−6

First leg[edit]

América1–1UANL
Valdez Goal 68' Report Gignac Goal 45'
Attendance: 71,780
Referee: Paul Delgadillo (Jalisco)

Assistant referees:
Marvin Torrentera (Mexico City)
Andres Hernández Delgado (Mexico City)
Fourth official:
Erick Yair Miranda (Guanajuato)

Second leg[edit]

UANL1–1 (a.e.t.)América
Dueñas Goal 119' Report Álvarez Goal 95'
Penalties
Gignac Penalty scored
Juninho Penalty scored
Pizarro Penalty scored
3–0 Penalty missed William
Penalty missed Romero
Penalty missed Güémez
Attendance: 41,615
Referee: Jorge Isaac Rojas (Mexico City)

2–2 on aggregate. UANL won 3–0 on penalty kicks.

Assistant referees:
Juan Joel Rangel (Mexico City)
Mario Jesús López (Durango)
Fourth official:
Fernando Guerrero (Mexico City)


 Apertura 2016 winners 
UANL
5th title

Goalscorers[edit]

6 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goals

References[edit]