Liga MX 2021 Playoffs: which team has won more championships?
We are the champions. Campeones, campeones. When it comes to the history of the Liga MX one team leads the way on the most tournament victories.
As we get closer to finding out the 2021 Liga MX Apertura winner, let's reflect on the most successful clubs in Mexican football.
América top Liga MX champions table
Dating back to the 1950s when professionalism kicked in, one of the original sides, Club América, lead the way on titles. They have featured in 23 finals and won 13 of them, the most recent of which came in Apertura 2018.
Behind Las Águilas come Guadalajara with 12 wins from 21 finals, while Toluca have 10 championships to their name, although haven't seen glory for over a decade.
Liga MX Apertura 2021: the latest winner
This season's semi-finalists - Atlas vs Pumas UNAM and Tigres UANL vs Club León - Atlas have been hotly tipped to triumph and they have made it to only four finals before, winning a single title back in the 1950/51 season. Compared to the other three semi-finalists they are some way behind in the honours.
Pumas and Tigres have both won the title seven times each, with UNAM having made it to eight other finals to UANL’s additional five. Léon, for their part, have been crowned champions eight times out of their 14 finals.
One of these clubs will soon be adding their name to this list of champions.
Liga MX: all the finalists
Table source: Wikipedia
What is the Liga MX Apertura 2021 schedule?
Semi-final first legs
Tigres UANL vs Club León (Estadio Universitario) | Wednesday 1 December: 22:00 ET/19:00 PT
Pumas UNAM vs Atlas (Olimpico Universitario) | Thursday 2 December: 22:00 ET/19:00 PT
Semi-final second legs
Club León vs Tigres UANL (Estadio Nou Camp) | Saturday 4 December: 22:00 ET/19:00 PT
Atlas vs Pumas UNAM (Estadio Jalisco) | Sunday 5 December: 20:00 ET/ 17:00 PT