Santos coach Robert Siboldi is adamant his side will not be going out simply to defend its 2-1 lead over Toluca from the first leg of the final.
United States international and Santos Laguna defender Jorge Villafana was robbed a day after the first leg of the Liga MX final.
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.
Thursday's first leg saw Santos show great heart, Toluca miss several opportunities and Alfredo Talavera's mixed night with the World Cup in sight.
Goals from Djaniny Tavares and Julio Furch helped Santos Laguna come from behind to beat Toluca 2-1 in the first leg of the Liga MX Clausura final.
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.
Santos Laguna and Toluca have a lot in common, including the influence of Grupo Modelo in their respective ownership. The comparison ends there.
Rubens Sambueza was tossed on the trash heap by Club America. A year and a half later he's the key player on a Toluca team in a Liga MX final.
Jose Juan "Gallito" Vazquez has had a superb Clausura for Santos Laguna as it preps for the Liga MX final. It's a shame he'll miss the World Cup.
Toluca and Santos Laguna reaching the final was a bit of a surprise despite each's excellent regular season. Ahead of the final, who has the edge?
Eintracht Frankfurt have signed Mexican defender Carlos Salcedo on a permanent transfer after a successful one-year loan at the German club.
It'll be Toluca against Santos Laguna in the 2018 Clausura Liga MX final. Here's what all we learned from this weekend's semifinal second legs.
Two quick goals raised the specter of the Estadio Azteca working its magic again, but Santos countered and sent Miguel Herrera's side packing.
Santos Laguna knocked out Club America in the semifinal of the 2018 Clausura on Sunday and will face Toluca in the Liga MX final.
Three goals from Colombian forward Fernando Uribe helped Toluca secure a 4-1 victory over 9-man Club Tijuana and earn a spot in the Clausura final.
Tijuana should feel good about a Clausura first-leg semifinal win against Toluca, but conceding a late goal could prove costly in the return leg.
Santos Laguna totally outclassed Club America in a 4-1 win on Thursday and will take a healthy lead into the second leg.
Juan Carlos Osorio is set to release Mexico's preliminary squad this weekend. Will Giovani dos Santos get a chance to star at the World Cup?
Santos Laguna is consistently one of the top teams in Liga MX. The secret to its success? A "Warrior Factory" of talent in its youth system.
Santos Laguna started the Clausura hot, but cooled considerably by the end. But it still has every chance to beat America to a place in the final.
Tijuana boss Diego Cocca was firmly on the hot seat two months ago but now he has Xolos two games from the Clausura final. Can they march onward?
With the Liguilla down to its final four, Tom Marshall previews the semifinals as Liga MX edges closer to crowning a Clausura champion for 2018.
Antonio Mohamed was released as coach of Monterrey on Monday, as Mexico's managerial merry-go-round and transfer market started to click into gear.
Club America's Jeremy Menez was perhaps the best player across the round, and Osvaldo Martinez was as crucial as anyone in Santos Laguna's triumph.
The Liga MX semifinals are set, with Toluca facing Tijuana and Club America against Santos Laguna, but this past week's matches are worth reviewing.