2018 Season

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5-3-2, 5th in Mexican Liga BBVA Bancomer
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11dTom Marshall, Cesar Hernandez and Eric Gomez

Liga MX W2W4: Furch saving Santos, Necaxa eye upset

The second half of Liga MX's Apertura kicks off this weekend. Julio Furch's form for Santos Laguna and a potential upset is what we are watching.

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15dBen Gladwell

'Gabigol' has unfinished business at Inter

Gabriel Barbosa joined Inter Milan in 2016 for €29.5 million, but failed to impress and has been loaned out to Benfica and Santos.

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21dCesar Hernandez

Liga MX: Cruz Azul dominates midseason best XI

It's no surprise that Cruz Azul has the most players on our list of Liga MX's Best XI at the halfway point of the 2018 Apertura regular season.

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25dTom Marshall, Cesar Hernandez and Eric Gomez

Liga MX W2W4: Finalists meet again; Pachuca begins new era

Pachuca gets a confident Chivas in first game after Erick Gutierrez's exit to PSV, while Santos and Toluca meet for the first time since the Final.

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28dReuters

Red card from 2015 puts Copa Lib in disarray

Independiente were awarded a 3-0 win over Santos after the Brazilian team fielded an ineligible player in the first leg of their round of 16 clash.

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70dCesar Hernandez, Liga MX correspondent

Liga MX season in a sentence: Santos to repeat?

Can Santos Laguna repeat as champions in the 2018 Apertura? Cesar Hernandez sums up the expectations and offseason moves of all 18 Liga MX teams.

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71dTom Marshall

Tigres' Ferretti denies interest in Mexico job

Tigres coach Ricardo "Tuca" Ferretti vowed to continue at the club, even if the Mexico job becomes available, after his team defeated Santos Laguna.

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89dDermot Corrigan

Madrid won't play new young signings - Seedorf

Vinicius is joining up with Madrid's senior team ahead of the 2018-19 campaign, while current Rodrygo has agreed a €54m deal to join next summer.

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109dDermot Corrigan

Madrid, Barca and PSG want Rodrygo - Santos

Santos president Jose Carlos Peres says his club have received offers from Real Madrid, Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain for emerging star Rodrygo.

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122dSam Marsden

Neymar dispute threatens Barca Rodrygo move

Santos won't discuss a transfer with the Catalans until they pay them the €14.5m they believe they are still owed from Neymar's move to Barca.

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128dTom Marshall

Santos Laguna win Liga MX Clausura

A first half goal from Julio Furch and Jonathan Orozco's man-of-the-match performance helped Santos to the Liga MX 2018 Clausura title on Sunday.

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129dESPN staff

U.S., Santos Laguna's Villafana robbed

United States international and Santos Laguna defender Jorge Villafana was robbed a day after the first leg of the Liga MX final.

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130dEric Gomez

Power outage can't stop giant slayers Santos

Throughout the postseason campaign, Santos has been David to a trio of Goliaths. The run is so improbable, even the club's manager seems surprised.

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131dEric Gomez

Orozco leads Santos from the back

Santos goalkeeper Jonathan Orozco has team and individual awards to burn, but that hasn't put out the fire inside to win with his new club.

RankingsMexican Liga BBVA Bancomer

Goal Difference192nd
Goals Scored581st
Assists12Tied-2nd
Goals Conceded3911th