Which teams have won more Liga MX championships? Full list of winners
Ahead on the Liga MX 2021 Apertura final between Club Leon and Atlas, we look back at the history of Liga MX championship winners through the years.
The identity of the new Apertura Liga MX champions will be revealed by the end of the weekend. This year’s final is between eight-time winners Club León and Atlas, whose one and only title was won back in 1951.
2021 Liga MX final first leg: León and Atlas
The first leg of the final will be played on Thursday 9 December at Estadio León in León with the game kicking off at 21:00 hours local time CST (10pm ET / 7pm PT).
2021 Liga MX final return leg: Atlas vs León
Both teams will be back for the return leg which will be played on Sunday 12 December at Estadio Jalisco in Guadalajara with the game kicking off at the earlier time of 20:05 hours local time CST (9:05pm ET / 6:05pm PT).
Liga MX winners
The professional Mexican football league was established in 1943 and over the years has seen how the 'big two' of Mexican football, Club America and CD Guadalajara have dominated the championship over the years.
'Las Aguillas' from Mexico city can boast the highest number of Liga MX championships having scooped 13 wins having been on the losing end on ten occasions. The men from Guadalajara have won 12 titles, losing nine finals. These two are joined on the podium by Toluca with ten wins in their history.
Cruz Azul have bagged 9 wins and Leon can join the side from the capital should they defeat Atlas this weekend. University teams Tigres UANL and Pumas UNAM have 7 wins a-piece ahead of Santos Laguna and Pachuca with six. One of the 21st century powerhouses in the Mexican game, Monterrey boast five wins and they head Atlante and Nexaca on three a-piece. Puebla, Zacatepec and Veracruz have two trophy's in their cabinet with just the solitary Liga MX win for: Tijuana, Oro, Atletico Morelia, Atlas, Tampico Madero, Real España, Tecos, Asturias and Marte with the latter of these clubs now playing in Mexican lower leagues.