The Liga MX Clausura 2023 has finally entered the playoffs stage, and fans can check out the full schedule, format, teams, how to watch live in the US, bracket, rules, and all other details below
The Liga MX Clausura 2023 Playoffs have come following the successful end of the regular season.
Liga MX Clausura Playoffs 2023: Schedule, date, draw, teams, fixtures, bracket, format, live stream telecast
Liga MX playoff spots are set!
Top 4 (Monterrey, America, Chivas & Toluca) automatically qualify for quarterfinals in 2nd playoff round.
1st playoff round match-ups:
Pachuca v Santos
Leon v San Luis
Tigres v Puebla
Cruz Azul v Atlas#LigaMXeng
— Cesar Hernandez (@cesarhfutbol) May 1, 2023
T-minus 10 hours until the final round of Liga MX Clausura football.
Remember the top 4 avoid playing in the first round of the playoffs, with Pachuca and León vying for one of the lucrative spots. pic.twitter.com/aVgGfewQot
— Sam Plummer (@_SamPlummer_) April 28, 2023
The Liga MX Clausura Playoffs will begin with the Wild Card this weekend featuring 12 different teams.
Following which, Monterrey, Chivas, Toluca, and America will then face against the four teams that me it to the quarterfinals.
Liga MX Clausura 2023 Playoffs schedule
With the Wild Card round of the Liga MX has Clasura 2023 set to begin this year, given below is the schedule although the timings are still yet to be finalised:
Liga MX Clausura 2023 Wild Card round
|Tigres vs Puebla||Saturday, May 6th||TBA|
|Pachuca vs Santos||Saturday, May 6th||TBA|
|Leon vs Atletico San Luis||Saturday, May 6th||TBA|
|Cruz Azul vs Atlas||Saturday, May 6th||TBA|
Liga MX Playoffs 2023 Quarterfinals – First Leg
|TBD vs Monterrey|
|TBD vs America|
|TBD vs Chivas|
|TBD vs Toluca|
Liga MX Playoffs 2023 Quarterfinals: Second leg
|Monterrey vs TBD|
|America vs TBD|
|Chivas vs TBD|
|Toluca vs TBD|
Liga MX Clausura 2023 Playoffs format
The upcoming playoffs will feature twelve of the best teams from the regular season standings. While the top four automatically qualified for the quarterfinals, the last eight teams will play against each other for a spot in the quarterfinals. The Wild Card round will feature a one-game format, following which it will be a two-match format.
Liga MX Clausura 2023 Playoffs teams
The four teams that have already qualified for the quarterfinals are Monterrey, America, Chivas and Toluca. Meanwhile, the other teams that have qualified for the Wild Card round are Pachuca, leon, Tigres, Cruz Azul, Atlas, Puebla, Atletico San Luis, and Santos.
Liga MX Clausura 2023 Playoffs how to watch live in the US
Fans in the United States can watch select Liga MX games live on: TUDN USA, FOX Sports, and Univision with English commentary.
Liga MX 2023 Playoffs bracket
Once the Wild Card round ends, Monterrey will face the last seeded team in the quarterfinals. Meanwhile, America will compete against the 7th place, Chivas against the 6th, and Toluca against the 5th.
Liga MX Clausura 2023 Playoffs rules
Given below are the rules for the playoffs:
- The team that scores more goals on aggregate will win the series and advance to the next round
- There is no away goals rule, as such, two teams that are tied on aggregate, the higher seed advances
- In the final match, if two teams that are tied on aggregate, the second leg will feature an extra time and, if necessary, a penalty shoot-out.