Chivas, one of the most benefited from the Repechage that will disappear Halftime

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The repechage lives his last moments in the MX League and with his goodbye, several teams were left without that benefit, which allowed them to rebuild their path, after a deficient Regular Season; For example, there are the cases of Chivas and Necaxa since 2020.

How many Repechages has Chivas participated in?

Chivas records participation in the 5 Repechages that have been played so far -the sixth and last will be played in this Clausura 2023-, and together with the Rays of Necaxa They are the two clubs that three times would have been left out of the Final Phase, if this instance did not exist.

Of their last five tournaments, Chivas only in two he finished in the first eight placesa format that will be reinstated, starting next football year -summer 2023-.

The Guardians 2020 and the Closing Tournament 2022 were the two campaigns that the Sacred Flock was able to finish between the first eight placesand he did so in seventh and sixth position, respectively, so without Repechage they would be his only two rankings in the last five tournaments.

For him Guardians 2021, Opening 2021 and Opening 2022Chivas was after the eighth place, being ninth in two semesters and tenth in another, a situation that in a competition without play-offs, would have meant they were left Outside the Big Party.

Of all his repechage classifications, only in the Guardians 2020 went from the Quarter finals, when he entered the Semifinal that he fell with the Lion; in the other 4, in 3 they were eliminated in the repechage and in one they walked one more phase.

Necaxa, another beneficiary of the changes in Liga MX

Necaxa records three qualifications to the Repechage and in all of them he did it after the eighth place, culminating in tenth for the Guardians 2020ninth in the Closing 2022 and twelfth in the Opening 2022.

There are other cases like Pueblawho even qualified directly to the Quarterfinals, a situation that Chivas has not achieved, at least from 2020 to date.

Of all the teams, Chivas along with La Franja, they were among those who entered the playoffs the most times with five for the rojiblancos and four for the people from Puebla, they are followed by Necaxa and Rayados de Monterrey with three.

The new rules of Liga MX in 2023

This Tuesday, February 1, Mikel Arriolapresident of Liga MX, along with Yoon de Luisa, President of the Mexican Soccer Federation, announced changes in competition: suppressing the Repechage, reducing foreigners to 7 and another series of changes in favor of national soccer.

“The Repechage is leaving, because it raises the competition, before it existed and today it is eliminated; Regarding foreigners, also to support the National Team, in the MX League we interrupt the break and go from eight to seven”, Mikel Arriola assured at a press conference.


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