MONTERREY, Mexico -- These are the types of nights Miguel Layun came back to Mexico for. But first let's rewind.
The 30-year-old had a decision to make in January. With the Mexican international's time at Villarreal complicated by coaching changes and the club fighting relegation, offers came in for the versatile defender/midfielder.
"I put it all on the table, because I'm like that, I like to analyze in detail before taking a decision and I evaluated what I'd have if I'd left and what I'd have...
MONTERREY, Mexico -- Monterrey could only draw 1-1 with local rival Tigres on Wednesday, but it was enough lift the CONCACAF Champions League for the fourth time, extending Mexico's domination of the tournament to 14 consecutive championships.
Monterrey had won the first leg 1-0, making it 2-1 on aggregate.
MONTERREY -- Ricardo Ferretti said on Tuesday that Tigres and Monterrey are the two best sides in CONCACAF right now. It's difficult to argue against that, with the same sentiment repeated by Andre-Pierre Gignac in his interview with ESPN's Futbol Picante and other players from both teams at the media day ahead of the CONCACAF Champions League final second leg in Estadio BBVA Bancomer on Wednesday.
But while the two teams from Nuevo Leon have commonalities in the way they have strengthened in the...
MONTERREY -- France international Andre-Pierre Gignac believes Tigres belong at the top of the Mexican game, and that the CONCACAF Champions League final against city rival Monterrey pits Liga MX's two best teams.
Liga MX's "big four" is often talked about and refers to traditional clubs Chivas, America, Cruz Azul and Pumas, the last three of which are from Mexico City.
"When they talk of the four big teams, they don't talk about Tigres," said Gignac in an interview with ESPN's Futbol Picante. "I...