Pachuca finished as the leader of the Clausura 2022 and, together with Tigres, Atlas, and América, await their opponents in the quarterfinals.
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Before the start of Matchday 17, only Tuzos and Miguel Herrera's team had secured their place as the two best teams. On the last matchday, the last two teams to qualify for the quarterfinals and the reclassification matches were defined.
After 17 rounds of the regular season, Guadalajara and Pumas will clash in the playoffs, and the reclassification matches will be completed by the duels between Puebla vs Mazatlán; Monterrey vs Atlético de San Luis and Cruz Azul vs Necaxa.
América reached the Liguilla with a goalless draw against Cruz Azul on the last matchday. The Águilas took advantage of Puebla's defeat against Mazatlán and the draw was enough to confirm their recovery in the tournament, from last place to fourth overall.
Chivas had a slim chance of avoiding the playoffs despite a late win against Necaxa, but a combination of results gave them a home playoff berth.
Cruz Azul was obliged to beat América and go straight to the Liguilla, but the draw sent them to eighth place in the standings and they will face Necaxa.
Pumas booked its ticket to the final phase with a 2-0 win over Pachuca, with two goals from Juan Ignacio Dinenno.
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After 17 rounds of the Clausura 2022 Liga MX tournament, André-Pierre Gignac scored 11 goals in the regular phase of the Clausura 2022 to win his third Liga MX scoring title.
The Frenchman won the golden boot in the Liga MX even though he did not score in his first two games but did score in 9 matches in a row and the teams that suffered from his onslaught were Pumas (1), Mazatlán (1), Chivas (1), Atlético de San Luis (1), FC Juárez (2), Cruz Azul (1), León (1), Monterrey (1), Tijuana (1) and Toluca (1).
Nicolás Ibañez, the Pachuca player scored 9 goals in eight games and his victims were Atlético de San Luis (2), Necaxa (1), Quérétaro (1), América (1), Mazatlán (1), Toluca (1), Santos(1) and FC Juárez(1).
Rodrigo Aguirre also scored 9 goals as well as the Pachuca striker. The Uruguayan had a good end of the tournament and scored against Santos (2), Cruz Azul (1), Pumas (2), Atlas (1), Atlético de San Luis (2) and Tigres (1).
Gignac, Ibañez and Aguirre were followed in the scoring charts by two players in the goalscorer standings with seven goals. Germán Berterame of Atlético de San Luis (7), and Leonardo Fernández of Toluca.